Books tagged: sea story

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Treachery and Treason in Canada's Sealing Fleet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an epic love story in a period when Vancouver Island was not part of British Columbia, not part of Canada and not part of the USA, though that was an option. The hardy residents fell under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company. This is a rivalry between two `sea dogs' played out on the sealing grounds of the Pacific North West.
Ice King
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 119,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
William King, son of a Liverpool slave trader, sickened by what he experienced aboard a Spanish slaver, was one of the few who spoke out against the Slave Trade. This epic has generational change, moral wickedness, greed, romance and the fortunes of war woven through the lives of King & Son, Liverpool traders. Father and son are caught up in the turmoil that preceded the British Trade Act of 1807
The Bead Merchant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
A swashbuckling romance of the high seas, stuffed with intrigue, suspense and passion, set in the ruthless bead markets of Murano at the twilight of the Venetian Republic. The enemy is at the border. Assassins lie round every corner. And love is in the air...
The Joshua Machine
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the first half of the 1800's in Truro Massachussetts, the mysterious John Rills built a wind chime that he claimed would only sound in a wind higher than a hurricane. But John's best friend Justin has other matters on his mind, for his uncle Antrim has stolen his ship. Besides, Justin knows that there is no wind greater than that of a hurricane. "a little gem of a book." Kathryn Yelinek
Jenny Nettles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
On October the fourth of the year 1773, the brigantine Jenny Nettles, merchantman out of New Bedford, made port. No sooner was she tied up than the crew was at work with block and tackle, with hammer and chisel, unshipping the figurehead. +++ A sea story. A ghost story. +++ "Jenny Nettles," a short story from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. About 3,000 words
In Two Minds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
XXX signals an American Air Force jet is missing over the Atlantic. A novice radio officer on board a ship sailing from London to Fiji via Curacao and Panama tells how he picks up the message and to his immense surprise provides the key to the eventual rescue.
Log of the El Dorado
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Short Story Recommended Ages: 14+ A blood stained lifeboat is found floating aimlessly south of Jamaica with nothing onboard except a journal and a corpse. Follow the twists of the suspense filled narrative contained within the log of the El Dorado and learn what happened to her crew. At least, what might have happened to them. In the end you must ask yourself, what do you believe?
The Deadly Dog Watch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the second Oliver Castle mystery. Out of his element he is pressured to go to sea to investigate.
Flowers of Vitriol
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is 1817 and in Amlwch, copper capital of the world, discontent amongst the poor and the disaffected, is about to explode. Mine Superintendent, Tom Kendrick, brings his bride, the beautiful Cornish girl, Alys, 20 years his junior home to Amlwch. The arrival of the Irish sea captain, and his friendship with Kendrick, sets off an intriguing tale of love, jealousy, treachery and blackmail.
The Wooden Captain
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Dear Readers, This is a story to read to a friend. Age 10+ In print form, it has become a sought after Collectible. It's a dream-like story of a wooden Captain who sails on wooden seas. His dreams of wooden ventures, you wooden believe. But it is what he has, and the best of it, he now is carving on his wooden map: