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Book: The Legend of Ron Anejo by Ed Teja
The story of the world's best Caribbean boat bum. Based on the fictional tropical island of Kayakoo, he works on his wooden boat, living a glorious life on a shoestring budget, usually managing to earn enough for rum and food. With an unquenchable optimism, he confronts the world and, as long as he has his leaky old wooden boat, manages to have fun, regardless of the current disaster.
 
Book: Sailing Clear by Philip G Henley
Missing girls, missing money, missing man, luxury motor yachts and the people chasing them. An old MI6 undercover mission to prevent terrorists entering the UK via sex trafficking routes went wrong. The undercover agent is assigned to a new role. A man lost in the shadows manages the hidden finances of the security services but dreams of a better life sailing the Mediterranean. When he runs off [...]
 
Book: Sailing Down the Moonbeam by Mary Gottschalk
With a destination loosely defined as the rest of the world, Mary and her husband Tom leave family, friends and successful careers for a multi-year sailing voyage. As the voyage takes her farther and farther from her traditional support systems, her world becomes more and more defined by forces outside her control. Mary's travels through often uncharted island communities, provides a compelling [...]
 
Book: A Dangerous Harbor (A Romantic Mystery Sailing Trilogy Book 1) by R.P. Dahlke
Two Weeks #1 on Amazon Best seller list in 2012-Mystery/Romantic Suspense/Adventure. When Katrina Hunter is forced to shoot her sister's stalker, she takes the required leave of absence from the SF police department as her chance for a long over-due sail to Mexico. But when she discovers a floater close to her first port-of-call, she naturally does the right thing; she reports the dead body to [...]
 
Book: The Dogs of St. Augustine by Sandra Luck
The story is based on historical events that took place in St Augustine, Florida at the tail end of the year 1702. It is told through the eyes of Alba, a small white puppy who was left behind when his ship sailed without him. He meets the resident dog pack and is befriended by them. Adventures abound as he learns about life on land and what his place will be in the town. Their world is turned [...]
 
Book: Sailing out of Darkness (Carolina Coast Stories Book 4) by Normandie Fischer
Love conquers all? Maybe for some people. Samantha flees Dodge--or rather Beaufort, NC--to free herself from a relationship that should never have happened. But does she leave in time to stave off trouble for others as well as herself? Teo isn't looking for romance or anything other than the next plot point for his mystery series--until a strange and compelling vision shows up in the waters near [...]
 
Book: Better Than Ever, Again by Mitch Davies
Who hasn't dreamt of sailing in the South Pacific as the owner of a sleek, gleaming yacht? Ben Beck finds that dream job as a crew member sailing on just such a ship. With a history of working 'too good to be true' opportunities, he still can't believe his luck. Sailing excursions in Tahiti for a year then sell the yacht and get a nice chunk of the proceeds. The ad said, "No Sailing Experience [...]
 
Book: Eye of the Storm by Cory R. Lunn
A man trying to reconnect with his parents on a sailing trip is caught in the path of a hurricane. At a remote Caribbean island, facing imminent shipwreck, the author finds himself struggling to survive inside the eye of the storm. A true story. Excerpt: Hang on tight! I shout over the roar of the storm. The inflatable dinghy suddenly drops into the trough of a wave. The crippled engine struggles [...]
 
Book: Eastbound Sailing by Todd Foley
Meet Aiden Lawrence. He needs your help, but he doesn't know it. He needs companionship, but he doesn't want to be your friend. He doesn't know how to like himself, and he can't expose the truth of his past. You'll want to help him. Be patient with him. He's trying. Even if it pushes him to the brink of death, he'll keep trying. Aiden's a jaded young man struggling to reconcile with his past, [...]
 
Book: Private Lives by Simon Marshland
What does a man do when he is living one life with flashbacks to two others spread over three centuries? That is the dilemma facing Banker Charlie Parker. Add the abduction of his youngest daughter by terrorists weeks before the family Trust Company's Centenary Celebration at Carnegie Hall and this is a man with problems. There has to be a kidnap link though the security forces have failed come [...]
 
Book: Barefoot Lady - She's a temptress on land or sea. by M. G. Nash
Barefoot Lady is a spicy romance highlighting the lifestyle of adventurous sailors who shed their clothes and concerns when there's a chance to sail to the Bahamas. After meeting on a sailing vacation, Pat and Bill begin a sensual love affair that's troubled by Bill's pirate behavior when he's had one too many Salty Dogs, his favorite drink. But, then his nickname is Salty Bill so what would you [...]
 
Book: Casey's Slip by Richard L. Wren
2014 Finalist for the National Indie Excellence Awards, Action-Adventure category. " A REFRESHINGLY DIFFERENT and UNIQUE MYSTERY NOVEL" A MORE UNLIKELY PAIRING OF SUSPECTS TRYING TOSOLVE A MURDER AND STAY OUT OF JAIL YOU'LL NEVER FIND! MOTORCYCLE GANG MEMBERS AS DETECTIVES? A grizzled "Hell's Angel" type, SMITTY, and a fledglingyoung sailboat captain, CASEY, are pursued by a dirty cop with a [...]
 
Book: Trinity Mist by Tracy L. Judy
Roger Cook had been looking forward to his trip from Charleston, South Carolina to New Orleans, Louisiana. The year was 1846 and sailing was a common event in Roger's life. This trip, however, would forever alter his life. Little did he know the hell that awaited him and all aboard the vessel the "Trinity Mist." Plagued by the sins of Captain Hall, the "Trinity Mist" pays the debts of her master. [...]
 
Book: 6692 Pisces the Sailfish by Don Darkes
This is the True story of my Family Adventure and Disaster and the best thing that ever happened to me! The number, 6692 is the date, June 6th '92, when the jinx that was placed upon the vessel finally destroyed her. Although the ship was originally cursed when she was built and originally named Pisces, (the Star-sign). some believe she incurred additional "bad luck" because I effectively renamed [...]
 
Book: The Sea Witch by Brian Bigelow
Do you believe in second chances? Do you believe that a man who's made mistakes can change? Timothy Hutton is on the cusp of self-discovery. Will discovering what everyone else - already knew, that he's a dirty rotten scoundrel, push him over the edge or - inspire him to change his life. "The Sea Witch", explores a devastating darkness and the journey of one man back - from the brink of [...]
 
Book: y1 by Sherrie Cronin
y1 tells of a misfit genius who just wants to be himself and who has always had an odd ability to alter his appearance. When he lands in the sales department of a pharmaceutical company, it becomes clear that there are those who would kill to protect the mysteries that the company has worked so hard to keep hidden. While - on a sales trip to the South Pacific, a colleague is murdered. He finds [...]
 
Book: Kingfisher Blue by Leela Dutt
This is a collection of eight short stories about imaginary Quakers and others, aged from 22 to 90, dealing with divorce, death, drains and stuff like that. There've been some fabulous responses to these stories, none better than from a man in an English prison who wrote recently that if it were possible he would have hugged the last story in the book, "I Shall Spend My Pension On Brandy". [...]
 
Book: Angel's Blessing by Carol Marlene Smith
A good deed might just lead Angel into a lifetime of rewards. It's been one year since Angel Walker divorced her intolerable husband, James, and one year since Jake Jordan lost his dear wife, Rosaline to a car accident. Now -- twelve years since Angel and Jake last saw each other -- Angel is returning to Nova Scotia to help out her aunt who's just taken a fall. But running the Bed and Breakfast [...]
 
Book: Deadly Passage by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
If terrorism weren't bad enough, the homegrown variety is even worse. Deadly passage explains, in part, what can drive Americans to follow the example of Islamic terrorists and attack their own country? From Five Star Review: The quality of the writing in this book can be summed up in the following way. I know almost nothing about sailing, do not care to know, yet my interest was retained through [...]
 
Book: Path of Three Hundred by Greg Frucci
This story is about a man who finally decides to take off on his own for a time and listen to himself...his Inner Voice. The journey in a physical sense is an open ocean solo sailing adventure. Yet, as the main character Petah experiences Life along the physical path he has chosen, he begins to understand a certain way of being which had always existed in his core...he just didn't know how to [...]
 
Book: Guilty of Honour by Tony Mead
Young Ben Stone is fleeing for his life over the bleak Yorkshire Moors. From being a child, he has been besotted by the local landowner's daughter Ruth, but after her wicked brother is accidentally killed, Ben fears that he will be blamed. Ruth convinces him he should run; otherwise, her father who is also the local magistrate will probably have him hanged for murder. Trying to keep out of the [...]
 
Book: ...and Something Blue (Bunny Elder Adventures Book 4) by J.B. Hawker
Sailing on the ocean blue, just you and the love of your life. What could be more romantic? Middle-aged bride and groom, Bunny and Max, set sail for the Great Barrier Reef on a dream honeymoon trip certain to give the couple plenty of privacy as their sloop cuts through the waves toward Australia. The bride distrusts the open sea, but commits to the journey to please her new husband. Her [...]
 
Book: Dead Reckoning (The Bequia Mysteries) by Michael W. Smart
MYSTERY AND ROMANCE SET IN THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS OF ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES. A STUNNING FIRST INSTALLMENT IN THE BEQUIA MYSTERY SERIES. A must read if you enjoy a page turner featuring compelling characters, a unique setting, danger and romance, written in a style reminiscent of a good hard-boiled mystery that holds you by the throat and doesn't let go until you finish it. Grab your copy [...]
 
Book: Escape From Injustice by Warne Wilson
Women will love Escape from Injustice and it is a great read for men. It is the story of John Lille's journey from youth to manhood after the catastrophic loss of his privileged life at an 1850s college in England when he is falsely accused of murdering a classmate. With a trial at the Old Bailey in London imminent, a witness willing to testify against him, and the inevitability of fetid Newgate [...]
 
Book: West to the Bay - Canadian Author by Joan Donaldson-Yarmey
In 1750, Thomas Gunn, along with three friends, join the Hudson's Bay Company and sail from Stromness on the Orkney Islands of northern Scotland to York Factory fort on Hudson's Bay. They believe they are starting a new and exciting life in what is called Rupert's Land, but tragedy follows them, striking for the first time on the ship. At the fort Thomas finds his older brother, Edward, who had [...]
 
Book: How Far Is Heaven? (Louise Golden Mysteries) by Laurie Hanan
Christmas is never easy for mail carriers. But for Louise Golden, the season of good cheer is about to become a nightmare. Exhausted after a long day of delivering mail in nasty weather, Louise is heading back to the station when, through the heavy rain, a ghostlike figure appears in her headlights. Louise hits her brakes, but it's too late. The girl is taken to the hospital, unconscious. Who is [...]
 
Book: Ground Zero (Tipping Point Book 2) by Rain Stickland
The world went dark, but Mackenzie was one of the ones who had prepared for it. Not everyone is as fortunate. Prescription drugs are no longer available, and Mac's best friend is a type 1 diabetic. She manages to find someone who can make insulin the old-fashioned way, but she still has to get it to him before it's too late. That means leaving the safety of her hidden farm and travelling hundreds [...]
 
Book: Under sail to Australia 1852 - Book 1 in the Goldrush Series by Warne Wilson
John Lille, son of a prominent London barrister, attends a crumbling old college in the English midlands. As he walks with a classmate, an argument over examinations leads to an accusation of cheating and a fight. His classmate falls, hits his head and dies. A witness is prepared to testify against John, and to avoid feared Newgate prison and hanging, his father arranges his escape to The Lady [...]
 
Book: The Inside Passage (Ted Higuera Series Book 1) by Pendelton C. Wallace
Somewhere on Canada's Inside Passage, terrorists plot to destroy a cruise ship filled with celebrities and VIP's. The Inside Passage could be in today's headlines. Ted Higuera, the son of Mexican immigrants, grew up in East LA. An unlikely football scholarship was his ticket out of the barrio. Chris Hardwick was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. The two become college roommates and best [...]
 
Book: Of Foreign Build - From Corporate Girl to Sea-Gypsy Woman by Jackie Parry
After suffering an emotionally-brutal bereavement and against her counsellor's advice, Jackie ran away. Suddenly within a new culture, with a new husband, and no friends, she was living in the obscure world of cruising with zero knowledge of boats. Crashing within the first twenty-four hours, Jackie realised life would never be the same again; a floating home with no fridge or hot water, and with [...]
 
Book: Cruisers' AA - Cruisers' Accumulated Acumen by Jackie & Noel Parry
With over 1,800 tips, tricks, words of wisdom and ideas on cruising, interspersed with more than 100 short stories, Cruisers' AA provides all the advice you need to go cruising NOW and improve your life on board. With great ideas on voyage preparation, piracy, pets, kids, communication, health, boat handling, electrics, equipment, fun & games, maintenance & repairs and so much more, it will show [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Hero (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Historical Saga: sensual, intended for 17+ readers The South Pacific, 1866. Their parents have been friends for years but Sebastian Churnside and Charity Trescothick have never warmed to each other. He believes she is complacent about living in her parents' shadow. She believes him to be a cuckoo in the warm family of the seacaptain, though his inability to follow the family tradition of [...]
 
Book: The Oldest Woman in the World and Other Stories from Haiti by Kirk Colvin
I spent two years (1984-86) as the Coast Guard Attache to the U. S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Looking back all these years later, I realize that those two years were the the most intense, most moving, most heart-wrenching years of my life. I was your typical middle-class white American when I arrived in Haiti--I'd grown up in the comfortable suburbs of the San Francisco Peninsula. I'd [...]
 
Book: Deadlight (The Bequia Mysteries Book 3) by Michael W. Smart
A DEADLY ENDGAME AND A COUNTRY'S FATE HANGS ON THE OUTCOME. Deadlight, book #3 of the trilogy introducing the Bequia Mysteries. Commissioner of Police Mike Daniels copes with the political fallout resulting from the scandals uncovered by Superintendent Jolene Johanssen, while he investigates the murder of an undercover constable, and completes the task of cleaning up the police force before a new [...]
 
Book: Sailing on Neptune (Lovers on Board Series) by Charlotte Evans
When Emily finished with her ex-boyfriend, she needed a holiday. With her best friend Cally, they board the exquisite cruise liner, The Pearl of Neptune, with plans to spend two weeks sunbathing, sipping sangrias and forgetting about life. But what she didn't plan on was falling in love with Tom, the hunky gym instructor. Or that from the very first moment she sets her eyes on him, her life would [...]
 
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