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Rise of the Ancients
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Samantha Crane’s arrival on space station Zed causes a stir. Colin MacKenzie, Security Chief has a love hate relationship with her. He loves her body, hates the trouble she brings. This time she’s not playing. Injured, exhausted, Samantha Crane let Mac in her ship and her heart. But it may all be too late as an ancient enemy rises to destroy everything in its path.
The Apothecary's Wife
You set the price! Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It is 1810. Anne Blake's is now married to the apothecary,John Parker. The couple begin their new life together by journeying to America to study botanical specimens, but instead Anne finds she must once again start a new life in a new place with an unknown future.
Runnels, El verdugo de Panamá
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2018 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Runnels, el verdugo de Panamá es un libro que busca rescatar de las brumas de las leyendas relacionadas con el Canal de Panamá a un personaje al que algunos historiadores lo visten con la aureola de héroe y considerado por otros como un despiadado verdugo que dio inicio a una larga lista de intervenciones norteamericanos.
Don't Forget About Dedicated Sea Mine Countermeasures (MCM) - Scenario for Disaster, History, Current Force, Threat to American Economic Security, Shipping Lane Protection, Straits of Malacca, Hormuz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Free access to the waterways of the world determine the United States' ability to survive and prosper. The threat and the employment of sea mines are capable of interrupting the U.S. quest for national and economic security.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Encountering and Avoiding Tropical Revolving Storms: A Practical Toolkit for the Mariner
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology
Tropical Revolving Storms pose an extreme challenge to the mariners; no matter how much information about these is available and accessed on board the ships. In addition to being able to receive and analyse latest information about TRS, it is important that the mariner has the ability to make onboard observations to detect TRS in proximity. The analysis based on observed detection or information
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
Life on a Coastal Tug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
Titanic Struggle - A Selection of Victims
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This concise and extensively researched document contains biographical tributes to thirty prominent victims of the Titanic disaster, with some of the most detailed eyewitness accounts. The tributes include Captain Smith, Lookout Fleet and Bandmaster Hartley.
Seven Floors High
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
Seven Floors High is based around a true story of life inside iaxis, a London based start-up during the DotCom boom. Written with style and humour, the story is a personal account of one individual who saw the "paper tiger" from the inside.