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The Pirate, Part I: The Traitor
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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When Jack Turner was arrested for stealing a car in LA, the judge gave him a choice: Two-years on probation or join the military. Now Jack is aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Almayer, 45-nautical miles south of Key West, Florida, standing watch as a lookout, searching for illegal aliens and drug runners.
Sailor talk: Essential words and phrases in 6 languages
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Every experienced sailor can recommend you this book for the easy-to-read and intuitive language.
The Last Sailors: The Final Days of Working Sail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
In 1980, Neil Hollander embarked on a two-year voyage on board a 10m sailboat. With this boat he experienced the harsh side of boat-travelling in the Pacific and the toll that 25,000 miles take on your body.
Two Inches Taller in Sleep
You set the price! Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A world-weary somnambulist must fight demons that tempt him with a variety of vices, but to defeat them his ex-lover must help him remember the simple pleasures of life.
Playing with Dolphins and Other Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Ten super-short stories for paper dolls theatre. Read, play, perform.
Mine Looks Purple - A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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: $4.95 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.