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Mine Looks Purple - A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Nate's life is pretty weird. For one, there is a dead sailor inside his brain who likes to comment on the young man’s every move and thought. Forget that. That’s not even the crazy part. Now he’s getting dragged into a curious plot by a woman claiming to be his unborn ancestor. “Mine Looks Purple” is witty, quirky, with exciting twists and turns. Sort of like a tango dancer in clown shoes.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
When Ship Bells Ring
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lily longs for the day when her true love returns home from war, but as months go by without a letter, she loses hope that her happily ever after will come true. When his ship arrives, she must choose between her dignity and her heart's desire.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Fatherland Without Borders
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.
The Farang
Price: Free! Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
A stranger in a strange land. We follow Miguel's adventures as he pursues his destiny. Discovering the beauty of Thailand and learning about the people and their culture. When Phing crosses his path his life changes forever. He is thrown into intrigue and a fight for the ultimate prize. He must fight to save his new home and to protect the royal family and the princes
Flowers the Size of People
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
The simultaneous tale of an old sailor, set adrift at sea after the sinking of his beloved ship and two lovers living in South Philadelphia, Flowers The Size of People is a short journey through the lives of two people who seem made for one another and an Old Man who may be nothing more than a dream...
Sixty-Four Days, A Sea Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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In sixty-four days, Senior Chief Brendan O'Reilly will retire after 30-years in the Navy, but today he's working on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Today, he has to stop daydreaming about visiting National Parks with his lovely wife, Diane, in their new motorhome. Today, Brendan O'Reilly has to keep himself and his shipmates alive.
Nautical Terms: A Dictionary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » General reference » Catalogs
Since the beginning, seafarers have put to sea and crossed oceans in often hazardous voyages. Today, the contribution of these traders, fishermen, explorers and warriors remains in their rich language. There are hundreds of expressions that people use every day that comes from the nautical world. It is interesting to know what they are and where they come from. Add this eBook to your collection.
Siren's Song
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Joseph is on a ship sailing toward home. They will arrive in three weeks if they make it through the pass alive.