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Book: North Star of Herschel Island - The last Canadian Arctic fur trading ship by R. Bruce Macdonald
In 1935, at the height of the Great Depression, two Canadian Inuit fur trappers ordered the largest private sailing ship ever delivered to be used in transporting their annual catch of fur to Herschel Island on the MacKenzie Delta in exchange for the supplies that they needed to survive another winter hundreds of miles north of the Arctic Circle. Three times she did not make it into port in time [...]
 
Book: TAKING THE PEARL by Robert William Mitchell
THE HIJACKING OF THE CRUISE SHIP OCEAN PEARL SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE WITHOUT THE SHEDDING OF BLOOD. It should have been done without the death and destruction which they had experienced in Afghanistan, in East Timor, and in Iraq. But once begun, once the ship had been taken, death and destruction followed as it had done before. The ten former serving members of the Australian Army had all been [...]
 
Book: Little Miss History Travels to the North Pole by Barbara Ann Mojica
Ever feel like you're standing on thin ice? Here at the northernmost point on Earth, no land lies below. Are there seasons? Who lives here? What does Santa look like and where does he live? This is the ninth book in the children's history series with Little Miss HISTORY arriving at the North Pole in a sled pulled by four huskies.What you will learn... Location of the North Pole What's under it [...]
 
Book: Ship of Dreams by Brenda Hiatt
Half a century before Titanic, another famous shipwreck captured the hearts and imagination of the world. In 1857, laden with gold and adventurers fresh from the California Gold Rush, the luxury sidewheel steamer SS Central America went down in a hurricane off the Carolina coast. Many were saved, many were lost, and lives were changed forever. Relive the experiences of her passengers, as told [...]
 
Book: The Dragon Circle by Erich Penhoff
The Vikings were explorers and Raiders, Mercenaries and Robbers. Piracy was not a strange trade to many. The men of te Black Wolf a Knoerr, a trading vessel vessel was sailed into the cold of the arctic. It crew consisted of warriors tired of earning their silver and gold by the blades of their sword. The year of their demise is a thousand years ago. Their souls are exiled with ice and snow [...]
 
Book: The Little Yarnmouth Abduction by Tim Van Minton
Falsely accused of murder, twelve-year-old Evan Peregrine battles through a raging storm to get home to the island of Little Yarnmouth, only to find it deserted. Searching for explanations he is soon plunged into the savage world of the Conkwoyoto, an Arctic tribe that turned to piracy after the polar ice cap broke apart. But there is something strangely familiar about these fearsome men and [...]
 
Book: Murder on a Ghost Ship (High Seas Mystery - Book 2) by Diane Rapp
Praise for Murder on a Ghost Ship: Crime, suspense, and shipboard romance, with a vengeful ghost to keep it exciting - this book has it all...Well drawn characters with several plot twists and a cleverly integrated sub-plot hooked me from the beginning and held me right though the last page. Good old-fashioned mystery and suspense with a little romance to keep it light. I enjoyed it - you will, [...]
 
Book: Aurora's Sentinel - Conflict and Diplomacy on an Arctic Frontier from Russian America to the Present by Jonathan M. Nielson
This is a sweeping narrative history of the evolution of Alaska from Tsarist colonial outpost to its place today in the forefront of America's strategic calculus for defending the continent. American acquisition of Russian America in 1867 was dramatic confirmation that the United States intended to be a continental and Pacific power. As America's first non-contiguous territorial acquisition, the [...]
 
Book: Broken Angels - A Novel by Russell Heath
"Heath's debut novel is gripping from the get-go." -Kirkus Reviews "Alaska is almost a character all on its own: beautiful, unpredictable, violent, and unforgiving. Broken Angels is a compelling debut by a talented new writer." -Elaine Ford, winner of the Michigan Literary Award. "This book was amazing, just as Burke brings New Orleans to life Heath puts Alaska into your soul." -Judy Smrdel [...]
 
Book: Murder Caribbean-Style (High Seas Mystery - Book 1) by Diane Rapp
Praise for Murder Caribbean-Style: "Sometimes a reader needs to curl up with a deliciously good book and disappear from their own world for awhile. Murder Caribbean-Style spirited me away into a world that oozed with the charms of such exotic locations as Barbados, St. Thomas, Sint Maarten and Puerto Rico. Diane Rapp offers a gift to her readers: She whets an adventurer's appetite with zesty, [...]
 
Book: Mother Earth Loses Her Hat and Boots by Kamon Therrien
While writing another book, a friend asked me: "I am sick of seeing garbage everywhere, can you write a book about that?" I replied that I write children's books and my friend added: "Yes a story for children, that is what I mean, write a picture book that all children can read so they can grow into more respectful users of the earth." And a few weeks later Mother Earth was on my working table. [...]
 
Book: The Pull of The Tide by Malachi Jones
1936 - Mallory is the captain of a tramp ship. Up to his eyes in hock he takes his ship 'Aspatria' anywhere he can to make a quick buck. Crewed by reprobates like Macpherson the homicidal Gorbals bosun, Auntie Joan the transvestite third engineer and "Fingers" Nestorowicz the digit-deprived Polish cook in carpet slippers, the ship oil slicks its way around the salubrious coasts of the world, [...]
 
Book: Exchanging Islands by Graham Mcglone
Graham Mcglone was born at Silvertown in London's docklands in 1946. His long career in the Merchant Navy, from deck boy to captain, gave him a wide experience to write books with a nautical theme. He is happily retired, travels extensively, and lives near Folkestone in Kent. The year is 1998. The unthinkable has happened. The power-crazed leaders of Russia, the USA, and Libya, are are embarking [...]
 
Book: The Daughter of Sandstone Manor by Sybil Powell
The Daughter of Sandstone Manor is set in the 1700's where smuggling and lewd behaviour was common practice. Lady Isobel was witness to her father's murder and threatened by the culprit, an event which led her to leave her family home and take a post as a servant in a hostelry under the assumed name of Jess Newman. The story is a tale of events in her young life from when the she arrives at the [...]
 
Book: I Am Nine by Diane Major
As people across the world die from some incurable disease, Naomi a five year old girl who lives in England is torn from her parents. Naomi finds herself alone, growing up on a ship with strangers as she journeys across the sea into a new and very different future on the American coast. A future where a pack of great vicious dogs as well as cannibals roam the land . . . -
 
Book: Jonny Plumb and The Silver Space Ship by Kim Wheeler
Climb aboard with Jonny and his friends as they travel across the universe in the Silver Flying Arrow Space Ship, which can travel at twice - yes, twice - the speed of light! Read in amazement as Jonny Plumb's adventures take him around the world to save Lady Hunter's husband Sir Ranulf Hunter and his best friend Sir Harry Pinner, who have been taken hostage by the Mad Mullah Mud Monkeys of Drak [...]
 
Book: Cruist the Storm (John McBride Thrillers Book 2) by David Chilcott
The Helena, an upmarket cruise ship sets sail for the Med. It is already in the Solent before the owners realise there are several members of a far right group aboard, and they might be aiming to hijack the ship, but they are sure that due to stringent security there can be no weapons aboard. They discuss matters with MI5, and one of their operatives agrees to board the ship in Spain, to monitor [...]
 
Book: High Cotton by PJ Dunn
High Cotton chronicles the life of a 12 year old boy, his kidnapping, and being sold into slavery. He suffered torture and abuse and witnessed horrible events prior to and during his journey via slave trader ship to America. He was auctioned to a plantation and eventually emancipated. He returns to the sea aboard the same ship he arrived on, and remains until the death of the ships Captain. Left [...]
 
Book: Distant Suns - The Journey Home by Patricia Smith
The crew of the star ship Terra - the last hope to avoid extinction for the human race - are nearly two years from the dying planet Earth, when their four thousand year long journey, to reach the first possible habitable world, is unexpectedly halted. *** The woman moved away from the cabin and hurried across the plain towards the valley at the far side. Bones, baked in the unbridled sun, [...]
 
Book: Miss Williams by Charles Frankhauser
A coming-of-age true story presents the life of a boy traumatized by failure in school, living with dysfunctional relatives and divorcing parents. Miss. Williams, a fifth grade teacher, empowers him with the self-confidence he uses to succeed in life. Her last words to him were, "Someday you'll thank me." His adventures are filled with unexpected events that come together with startling life- [...]
 
Book: Vagrant Prince by Jacob Kilgore
Battles, blood, and psychological collapse! A young boy is nearly burned alive in a church as steel-wielding English troops assault his town. Within these pages is the story of Thomas Ashcroft, who grows up trying to be noble, but cannot shake the trauma he endured. The man responsible for the harm done to him, Admiral Constantyne, feels the wrath strike back in the way of a kidnapped daughter [...]
 
Book: IVORY DAWN (The Razor's Adventures) by P.S. Bartlett
Ivory Shepard didn't want to be a pirate when she grew up but she didn't plan on being orphaned and alone at thirteen with her three cousins either. After a Spanish raid in Charles Towne left them with nothing, Ivory held her cousins together, trained them to fight for their lives and led them to a life of quiet refuge on the banks of the Ashley River. Believing they were out of reach of the [...]
 
Book: The Devil's Graveyards by T.L. Parker
VIEW THE BOOK TRAILER at Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLR2vtrzYzg - A handful of people from across the globe and spanning four centuries, their lives bound together by fate, are guided toward the one thing they all have in common...the island. A sultry breeze whispers warnings through the palms as a wounded sixteenth-century settler enters the island's dark cavern, disturbing ancient [...]
 
Book: SUPERHERO - Blue Knight Episode I, Dark Ship - First of seven exciting stand alone episodes by Allen Pollens
Get to know new superhero, Blue Knight, a crusader who goes forth with respect for all the brave knights who preceded him. Witness his commitment to a code of conduct. See how he confronts the modern world with special powers. Observe him as he shows his human side when he stumbles in his encounter with international art thief, Rene Artiste. In this first of eight exciting episodes, find out how [...]
 
Book: U Got to Have U Some Fun by Andrew Harkless
Whether you are one of the 20 million people who cruise each year or someone who rarely even takes a vacation, this vivid work of fiction feels like the real thing. John Smith, recently divorced and as average as his name implies, arrives home from his job at a rubber band factory to find a ticket for a cruise ship vacation in his mailbox. He assumes the ticket is from his son, because Carson [...]
 
Book: Daughters of the Sea by Julie Eberhart Painter
Paranormal Romance - Laura, descended from the Princess Kura, revisits her Tahitian heritage to seek her birth father, a Polynesian navigator - Ian, an English journalist connected by heritage, falls in love with Laura. He's by her side when deja vu. overtakes her and they are plunged into the past to the time of Captain Cook's first landing on the islands, 243 years prior. Chased by the demons [...]
 
Book: Peril In Paradise - a cruise novel by Deb Graham
"My necklace is gone! I left it right here, I know I did!" Jerria's heart pounded. Not another theft. Depressed over her sudden empty-nest status, middle-aged real estate agent Jerria agrees to a luxurious, relaxing Hawaiian cruise with her husband, Will. Before long, jewelry disappears and a series of ominous events onboard the Ocean Haven squashes any idea of a calm tropical vacation. Soon [...]
 
Book: Demons & Pearls (The Razor's Adventures Book 1) by P.S. Bartlett
Had I known the repercussions of murdering the captain of a pirate ship, I may have taken the time necessary to rethink the act. As if I've ever had a choice that didn't involve a fight or at the very least, defending myself against some man, hell bent on destroying me or my kin. All we wanted was our freedom. All we found were demons disguised as men. A woman pirate needs friends, big strong [...]
 
Book: Scout Kii-jin by Fred A. Ludwig
When a battle-damaged spacecraft comes down in the night, a few wish to meet the pilot, learn from those from visit us from space. A government agency wants to strip it any usable weapons, and keep the pilot in a dark room, should they survive entry into the atmosphere and the fighters they have waiting. Far Edge Scout Kii-jin finds herself wanted when she ends up coming down in the woods while [...]
 
Book: In a Pirate's Debt - Falling in love with a pirate was never part of her plan by Elva Cobb Martin
Saving her can land him in a hangman's noose at low tide in Charles Town Harbor. Repaying her debt to him will consign her to a life worse than death. When confronted with a forced marriage, Travay Allston flees her stepfather's Jamaica plantation and dives into the sea. Death would be preferable to life with Sir Roger Poole, a drinking, gambling, scoundrel whose advances make her skin crawl. [...]
 
Book: Seventeen Seas by Bronwyn Elsmore
Is there really a stowaway in the lifeboats? And what's the truth about Germans and deckchairs? On a cruise ship full of passengers from different countries there's got to be plenty of fun. This cruise book follows a voyage through 10 countries, 15 ports, across 17 seas, for 46 days. Seventeen Seas is a travel-book with a difference. Call it fiction or creative non-fiction, it's a travel diary, [...]
 
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: Universe - The Edge of Tomorrow by R. M. Dilleen
Lidda Kandell's best friends at college are not what they seem. They give her a strange toy, called a Magiton, which reads her mind, accelerates her learning, and creates hallucinations for her entertainment. She discovers that it contains a twisted personality of alien origin and is thousands of years old. She gives it a pet name, Widhbo (wee' bow). Lidda soon learns that her friends aren't from [...]
 
Book: THE SEEKER by John Dalessio
John grew up questioning the origin of creation and the existence of God as written in scriptures by man. He came to think the existence of God could be confirmed or invalidated by seeking out life on other planets in the far reaches of outer space. A major breakthrough in space ship propulsion technology would permit John's ship, the Seeker, to travel at nearly the speed of light. Travel to [...]
 
Book: Captain Skull - From the Memoirs of Sir Charles of Riley by Ted Anthony Roberts
The memories of young Charles, and of his adventures upon the waters of the Caribbean and Spanish Main, where he meets and joins with the legendary Captain Skull. But, before his adventure even begins onboard the Skull Ship, he manages to fall madly in love with Lady Rebecca Armstrong, an aristocratic beauty on the tropical island of Jamaica. However, and after learning that she was actually [...]
 


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