Books tagged: whaling

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First Fury
Series: Fury. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Based on the true story of a woman wronged, First Fury is a quest for vengeance. In 1848, Ann is abandoned by her lover. Then, dressed as man, anger drives her to sign on to a whaling ship to hunt down the fellow who “ruined” her. This is a different kind of love story. “Blinding vapors of foam and white-fire...the first fury of the whale's headlong rush...” [Moby Dick, page 81]
In the Heart of the Sea | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
One of the things that makes this book so much more interesting is that there are different accounts from different persons who went through the ordeal, as well as experiences of past and more recent men who have been in the same or similar position as the men of the Essex. This book highlighted the fight, bravery, and sacrifice these men went through....
The Voyage of the Whale Ship Esk in 1816
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1816 William Scoresby Jr. sailed to the Arctic whaling grounds with his ship the Esk. But what should have been a routine and profitable voyage became a struggle for survival on the Arctic ice.
The Idler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jeremiah Watts, in a drunken stupor, signs a seaman certificate and suddenly finds himself aboard the Ann Alexander, a rickety whaling ship. While aboard this ship, he begins a transformation as he gains maturity and begins to resolve his authority figure issues. This story is drawn from his journal and love letters covering the years he spent aboard the Ann Alexander.
Clockwork Whalers; by Lizbeth Selvig & Naomi Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if the whalers of the late 19th Century had not had to wait months and years to communicate with their sweethearts at home? What if they'd had a steampunk version of skyping?
E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Whether you are a casual whale watcher or an avid observer of these animals, there is something in this book for you. Extensively illustrated with over 140 color photographs, maps and line drawings, this book makes information on the biology and human history of gray whales. Topics range from migrations and basic anatomy of gray whales to the latest research on their genetics.
Biarritz France Holiday
Series: Illustrated Diaries, Book 15 ยท Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
A Rambler’s tour of the famous French resort of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast which explores the many reasons behind its growth including the area’s historical links with Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. [Includes diary notes, colour photographs plus Canadian-based research about its shared Basque-Newfoundland & Labrador, Whaling and Cod-Fishing heritages.] [Revised English Edition]
The Last Navigator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
As a young, vivacious whale, Lani should be busy flirting with the local boys but instead, she finds herself daydreaming about the Navigators—a mythical tribe of whales thought to be extinct. Against the will of her elders, Lani leaves behind her friends, her family, and her duties as a female and sets out on a journey to discover her destiny and change the history of whales forevermore.
The Beckoning Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
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The report of a corpse on a floating iceberg is surely challenge enough for Wiki Coffin, deputy sheriff, translator, and sleuth. Even more compellingly there is a violent death on board the U.S. expedition ship Peacock. To solve both, Wiki must out-face determined and vicious killers, in the unforgiving Antarctic Ocean.
The Black Dragon
Series: The John Mung Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,050. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Mung courts the wonderfully erotic Saiyo. The French, Germans and British annihilate the Japanese navy to force opium into Tokyo. Mung founds Japan's whaling industry, builds it's merchant marine fleet and modern navy. He becomes the eyes and ears of the Emperor, code-named THE BLACK DRAGON. He solidifies Japan's political and military factions This is a powerful saga of honor and intrigue,