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Saint Nicholas: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Children
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Have you ever wondered where the legend of Santa Claus or Father Christmas came from? Maybe you’ve heard of Saint Nicholas who is a patron saint and known as the Guardian of Children. He is one of the most popular and celebrated saints throughout the world. Many years ago there really was a man named Nicholas who became a saint. In this story, we see how a rich orphan became a celebrated saint.
On the Wings of Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I needed a place to sleep. I could still run but I couldn’t run forever, and sooner or later these legs would no longer jump, no longer clamber and climb, and no longer hold up a torso exhausted from exertion. I tried to avoid the splashes of water slapping at my face as though I really was responsible for what had happened, and I really deserved this punishment that I was running from.
Rurik's Frozen Bones
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Vikings, a boat, and a famous sea-monster--What more could anyone want? The short story, 'Rurik’s Frozen Bones' first appeared in, 'Fading Light, Anthology of the Monstrous,' edited by Tim Marquitz. This second edition is subtly different.
Stormy Seas: Rogue Persuasion Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Kira is a beautiful redhead who lives on the docks of England, and dreams of a better life for her and her father! Her experience with vile men of the sea has taught her to trust no one. But when she is kidnapped by vicious pirates, her whole world comes crashing down! Her only choice is to trust the one man she hates more than the pirates, the man who bought her from them!
Son, What In God’s Name Is That Smell?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A long drive, some sleet and a bad roast beef sandwich. All three combine to make Jack's morning a rough one! Read about Jack's adventure as he is racing to base before getting underway with the Sea Guard. It's one morning he would rather forget. This enjoyable, yet gross short story does contain some adult language.
Как художники адмиралов победили
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: Russian. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
What are the relations between the state and its army? Reasonable person would say that the army is in the service of civil society. But in some places it happens vice versa: the army sets the rules of life for ordinary citizens. How to change the thinking of military commanders? I tell about this in my novel.
Celtic Tales 17, Sea Wolves
Series: Celtic Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The sea wolves were sailors born on the sea; they lived on the sea; their bodies were returned to the sea when they died. They traded, and raided, and ruled the seas. These eleven stories are about the harsh but free lives of these sea warriors. They lived by strict codes of conduct. The sea weeds out the unfit and the unlucky. Find out why these men and women were so feared by the land people.
Sea Star & A Common Seaman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Sea Star was beloved by the inhabitants of the sea. She swam with the whales and porpoises. A man from another fleet fell in love with her, but he didn’t know she was the legendary Sea Star. He started out as a common seaman from below decks, but he became a legend in his own right.
Broken Skies: Rogue Persuasion Book 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
After events take a shocking turn, Marcus O'Hare struggles to reconnect with Kira as she fights her own personal demons. Their love is threatened by the outcome of one tragic night and suddenly a nearly insurmountable rift is created. In the middle of it all, a mysterious boat washes ashore bringing new questions for everyone involved. Will time mend the rift between them?