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Book: The Whaler Fortune - A tale of plague, shipwreck, mass murder, and deliverance by Wyatt Michael
On a cold April in 1786, Joseph kisses his widowed mother goodbye in impoverished St. Giles District of London, England. He is a good hard-working man and loves her, but everything in life has not been fair. Pressed by want and years spent in the run-down and polluted parts of the city, he steps aboard the Fortune, a British whale ship bound for the Pacific Ocean in hopes of a better life. As [...]
 
Book: Dark Waters by Nick Korolev
Dark Waters is the tale of the sinking of the Lusitania on May 7, 1915. This high seas adventure tragedy is told from the viewpoints of Captain William Turner, her master, Junior Third Officer Albert Bestic, millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt, theater impresario Charles Frohman, and Kaptain Leutnant Walther Schwieger of the U-20 submarine who sank her. Added are the viewpoints of the fictional [...]
 
Book: Marque and Reprisal by Martin Roy Hill
Somebody's killing drug smugglers off the Southern California coast, hijacking their cargo of contraband, and leaving their boats smoldering, bullet-riddled wrecks. Are the perpetrators latter day pirates or something much more sinister? Coast Guard Lieutenant Ransom Quay has to discover the truth, but it's a truth he may not want to know. A mystery short story by Martin Roy Hill, author of [...]
 
Book: The Wrath of Brotherhood (Brethren of the Spanish Main) by Ozgur K. Sahin
After learning of his sister's death at the hands of pirates, successful merchant Captain Roy Toppings sails to the Caribbean on a misguided mission of vengeance against the man who failed to protect her: her Spanish widower, Pablo Francisco. In the climate of the Restoration-era Caribbean colonies, where scheming and stealth could yield a prize as readily as boldness and firepower, Roy's [...]
 
Book: At Drake's Command - The adventures of Peregrine James during the second circumnavigation of the world by David Wesley Hill
It was as fine a day to be whipped as any he'd ever seen but the good weather didn't make Peregrine James any happier with the situation he was in. Unfairly convicted of a crime he had not committed, the young cook was strung from the whipping post on the Plymouth quayside when he caught the eye of Francis Drake and managed to convince the charismatic sea captain to accept him among his crew. [...]
 
Book: CALAMITY (A Captain Grande Angil Mystery Book 1) by Robert Bernstein
Calamity takes maritime themes explored in the author's earlier works to the next level with an homage to the hard-boiled detective stories of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Legendary classics are given a subtle nod in a conspiracy-laden mystery where characters are bigger than life and an old secret remains hidden until our hero chases down the very last clue.
 
Book: Lost Witness - A Josie Bates Thriller (The Witness Series Book 8) by Rebecca Forster
It's two in the morning and an aging cargo ship lies off the Port of Los Angeles. Deep in the bowels of the vessel, an important man is dead and the woman who killed him is mortally wounded. On shore another man staggers out of the sea determined to save the woman before she dies or the ship sails. Exhausted and terrified, he goes to the only person he trusts to help, Josie Bates. He brings with [...]
 
Book: Giselle and the Fate of Wahine by Marty Walpole
It was a day before Easter, April 1968, when journalist Emma Cassidy boarded the inter-island ferry, Wahine, sailing from Christchurch's port of Lyttelton to Wellington. On the bridge Captain Angus Robertson, after reading a satisfactory weather report on Cyclone Giselle, orders Wahine's departure. The ship, with over 300 passengers and crew, makes her way up the eastern coastline of New Zealand [...]
 
Book: The Maltese Incident - A Novel of Time Travel (The Harry and Meg Series Book 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Maltese Incident - A Novel of Time Travel - You're on a beautiful cruise ship. The April sky is full of stars. Suddenly, the ship rumbles, and instantly the stars disappear. "What the hell was that?" Captain Fenton yelled. "Beats me, captain. I've never seen anything like it," the first officer said. They would soon discover that the ship, The Maltese, had just traveled through time millions [...]
 
Book: An Emperor Among Us - The Eccentric Life and Benevolent Reign of Norton I, Emperor of the United States, as Told by Mark Twain by David St. John
As cigar smoke hangs heavy in Mark Twain's sitting room, the members of the Monday Evening Club eagerly await his presentation, which they think will be the reading of his paper The Decay of the Art of Lying. Instead, Twain changes his mind and enthralls his audience with the true tale of one man's unconventional and fascinating journey through life. It is 1849 when a thirty-one-year-old Jewish [...]
 
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: Sisterhood of Suns - Pallas Athena by Martin Schiller
More than a thousand years have passed since the deadly MARS plague claimed the life of the last human male, and the United Sisterhood of Suns is thriving. It occupies more than a hundred worlds and possesses the most advanced technology in the Far Arm. Psionics has harnessed the power of the mind and genetic engineering has redefined what it is to be humin. But an uneasy peace exists between [...]
 
Book: Polar Melt - A Novel by Martin Roy Hill
They call it simply "the object." It sits at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, waiting. Waiting . . . for what? An American research ship disappears in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea only to reappear a few days later. When a special U.S. Coast Guard unit boards the vessel, they find it deserted, its power grid wrecked, two bombs waiting to explode, and an even darker secret hidden below her decks. A few [...]
 
Book: Terra Nova - Antarctic Voyager by Tony Riches
* Updated to include video footage of the discovery of the wreck of the Terra Nova * On the 15th June, 1910 the Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. The old whaler had been cleaned, painted and fitted out for the voyage of a lifetime to the coldest place on earth, the frozen sea ice of the Antarctic. Robert [...]
 


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