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The King's Ships
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This book, Volume Two, continues Ranulf's story as he oversees the preparation of the King’s fleet of warships that becomes the embryo of our modern day Royal Navy. It should have been a straightforward task, but it became mired in the politics and greed of the King’s councillors, something that would never have happened if the King had been in residence.
Pirates!
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pirates! This word often brings to mind the popular image of swashbuckling heroes such as “Blackbeard” and his contemporaries, but some of the earliest known Pirates were women and one of them was none other than King Alfred the Great’s daughter; the Princess Aethelflaed. After the King’s death, the Princess took control of the embryo Royal Navy and took up the cause of ridding the British shores.
Reflections From the Monkey Deck: Cruising the World by Freighters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clive Wilkinson's Reflections from the Monkey Deck is a personal account of freighter travel in the modern age. A patchwork of meteorology, mythology, geography, geology, religion and human interest, the narrative operates on many different levels and is so much more than just a book on travelling the world on container ships.
Cape Town's Visible Shipwrecks: A Guide for Explorers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Explore Cape Town's maritime history with this illustrated mini guide to the visible shipwrecks along the coast of the Cape Peninsula. Discover where the visible shipwrecks along the Cape Peninsula coastline are, how to reach them, and their history. Craft an itinerary of historical substance and outdoor experiences as you delve into the links that Cape Town has to the historical ocean economy.
Captain Sable's Crew: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Some would call him a pirate, but Captain Devlin Sable tries not to call himself much of anything. He's more concerned with putting together a reliable crew. However, the Empire has other ideas--it wants him dead, and it's willing to pay in gold.
Galway Bay Steamboat Company
Price: Free! Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of the small steam shipping line that operated in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland
Dogs-Cats and Future of Humanity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Ezekiel Carsella. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a story where the grand science fiction scale of Halo meets the anti-hero assasin story in James Bond. Join an ensemble cast of 22nd century space dwellers as they fight space pirates, aliens, and hamsters in order to bring Earth back to what they consider "normal."
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
Jesus & Company Part 2
Series: Jesus & Company. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Jesus & Company Part 2 is written by Don and Sondra Tipton. Since the beginning of time the Creator of the universe has inspired people to achieve specific, strategic assignments. Jesus & Company Parts 1 & 2 chronicle the journeys of Friend Ships, a modern day team sent by the Lord to help people in critical need, from Jesus with love.
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.