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Book: 1629 Mutiny on the Batavia by Henry Van Zanden
The tragic tale of the Batavia is one of the greatest stories ever told. Indeed, when Commander Pelsaert's Journal was first published in 1647, it became a best seller. Mutiny on the Batavia has everything: drama, romance, adventure, mystery, murder, massacre and mayhem. In 1628, the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia was the largest ship built by the biggest company in the world, the Dutch East India [...]
 
Book: Creative Callaloo - Art, Poems, and Recipes Inspired by the Virgin Islands by Danica M. David
In this vibrantly illustrated book, St. Croix artist Danica M. David, poet Winifred Oyoko Loving, and chef Mark E. Davis serve us a delicious and nourishing blend of recipes, poetry, art, history, and more. A unique and satisfying Caribbean book with the colors and flavors of the Virgin Islands on every page.
 
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: Caribecana - First Drink Free by Raymond Archer
Dave is an accountant on Wall Street. After a mild heart attack at 53, he decides to leave his stressful and boring life in New Jersey and buys a bar (caseta) in Caribecana. He purchases a place on beautiful and exotic Calzo Beach where he has a series of adventures-some romantic, some humorous and some tragic. He encounters the colorful expats of Caribecana who are both ornery and compassionate. [...]
 
Book: More Ketchup than Salsa by Joe Cawley
A laugh-out-loud, heartwarming memoir. **Winner of 'Best Travel Narrative' by the British Guild of Travel Writers.** "If you only buy one book this year... get this." "Probably the best book I have read this millenium." "Fantastic, hilarious, painful. Completely un-put-downable!" Childhood sweethearts, Joe and Joy are broke and bored. They're also tired of smelling of fish. When offered the [...]
 
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: Intricate Intentions by Jennifer Rayes
Blow after blow has tried to knock her down, but Gaia is determined to fight till the end. Now Queen of Ica, the tables have turned. The hunter becomes the hunted as the balance of justice is forced to shift. As her name and actions begin to spread across the kingdoms, she sets out to wage war against the corrupt, and be the voice of the oppressed. Is her will strong enough to withstand? Or will [...]
 
Book: Accident Prone by Sheila Claydon
The end of a long-term relationship leaves interior designer Alex Moyer emotionally bruised. Determined to concentrate on her career, she is thrilled when her boss asks her to redesign a hotel in the Canary Islands. Matt Anderson, the hotel's handsome owner, has emotional problems of his own, so when Alex starts to melt the ice around his heart, he tries to ignore it. Alex proves hard to ignore, [...]
 
Book: Oceanheart (The Enchanted Pages Book 1) by Pen Clements
Wynn sits beside the bed of her dying sister and writes in her new journal. She has no idea that the journal is enchanted and is about to sweep her into a tropical island world of crystal seas, deep jungle and strange inhabitants. This is no island paradise, however. Paradise doesn't have poison masters called the Teeth and it doesn't have Sorrowmaker patrolling the reef. If Wynn can find the [...]
 
Book: Two Loves Sought by Sandy Graham
"Two Loves Lost" left Delbert Pillage in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the waist down. How does a jet fighter test pilot deal with being grounded, now half a man in search of a new life? You will be embroiled in Delbert and Sylvia's emotional struggle to rescue a teenage drug addict which in turn leads to a campaign against drug running in Pacific Northwest waters during the 1960's. Delbert [...]
 
Book: Fly Like a Penguin - The Long Way Home by Marty Love
After being raised with Emperor penguins in Antarctica, a young Rockhopper named Hopper swims for the home of his natural family in the Falkland Islands. A great storm blows him off course and turns what should have been a fairly short trip into a long journey. He faces danger behind every wave, danger from seals, danger from the skies, danger from creatures he had never known before. However, he [...]
 
Book: The Clear Blue Line by Al Sprague
Travel back to Panama in the 1970s: a time when drug lords prowled on land, and pirates cruised the surface of a black sea at night, looking for prey. For Jack Savage, finding the clear blue line means hitting that perfect spot in the ocean where everything comes together. The visibility is good, the diving is easy, and the fish are plentiful. And if there's a hint of buried treasure? Even [...]
 
Book: The Painter of Lemnos by Peter Alan Orchard
It is the Bronze Age. On the plains of Ilion the Akhaian army under Agamemnon, fighting to capture the city of Priam, is trapped between the sea and its own defences. Kindulos lives a quiet life on the island of Lemnos, painting pictures on richer men's walls for a living. One morning the earth begins to shake and in a moment his world changes.
 
Book: The Fisherman's Daughter by Sydell Voeller
Psychology professor Vanessa Paris receives word that her father has disappeared from his fishing boat in Puget Sound and rushes to her childhood home in the San Juan Islands to try to help find him. Tragedy has been no stranger to Vanessa--years ago her mother died and more recently, her brother. The possibility of losing her father now is almost too much to bear. But when Vanessa arrives at the [...]
 
Book: The Thorium Endeavor by Joel Wilson
The year is 2043 A.D. A new and unseen threat to world peace is lurking in the shadows of WWII. New and more powerful weaponry is being developed by an as yet unknown conspirator with plans of world domination. A previously discovered mineral that once caught the attention of the Nazi's in WWII, has lain undisturbed and forgotten in the South Atlantic since. This new evil doer has his sights set [...]
 
Book: Hedda Stein-Sun's UnRemembered Islands by Anthony Nordvik-Nash
Award winning book for 11 plus and YA-lit readers- a fast paced adventure of drawn daggers and Modern Day Viking Bakers! winner at the 2018 Purple Dragonfly awards with Honourable Mention Join Hedda Stein-Sun, a young Viking, for a fun and thrilling adventure through amazing islands and challenges, to help restore some honour for her family. Her clan's shame is so grave that even their family [...]
 
Book: Greekscapes - Journeys with an Artist by Pamela Jane Rogers
A twist of fate sends this American artist to Greece on a painting workshop in 1982. After a luxurious swim in the Aegean, an epiphany in an olive grove inspires her to continue her life's journey with art - and either mend her broken marriage or end it. Her mission is to learn from her past and resurrect faith in her intuition and her love of art. Yearly art workshops abroad give unparalleled [...]
 
Book: Forever My Demon by Suzette Wallace
Rachael Rose was living la dolce vita in Italy until she lost her restaurant and her boyfriend. Under a cloud of public shame, she crawls back home to New York and the life she never thought she'd have to live again. But soon she's given a chance at redemption with a job offer from one of the most celebrated chefs in the world. Dante Coppola had built a very successful career on his discerning [...]
 
Book: Fireburn by Apple Gidley
The Danish-owned island of 1870s Saint Croix vibrates with passion and tension as Anna Clausen, a young Anglo-Danish woman, returns to her childhood home after her mother's death. Her heart sinks at what she finds on arrival. Her father is ailing and desolate and her beloved plantation, Anna's Fancy, which has been in the Clausen family for three generations, is in shambles. The unwelcome lust of [...]
 
Book: Sun Sea and Secrets - A novel set in Greece by May J. Panayi
Set on a beautiful Greek island in the sun, this is a tale of mystery and searching. Ella is looking for someone whose name she does not even know. The islanders are friendly and welcoming, but everyone, it seems, has a secret of their own. The island is paradise, but what secrets does paradise hide under stunning vistas, and overwhelming scents? Can Ella find who she is searching for? Will she [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Time (The Guernsey Novels Book 5) by Anne Allen
WINNER OF THE DIAMOND BOOK AWARD 2017 The fifth of The Guernsey Novels , Echoes of Time is a dual-time story set in the German Occupation and present-day Guernsey and is likely to appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society . Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years... 1940. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla. The Germans occupy Guernsey . All too soon Olive [...]
 
Book: Beneath the Lake by Casi McLean
Reeling from her boyfriend's indiscretions at a party, Lacey Montgomery escapes into the throes of a torrential storm. Her car spins out of control and hurtles into the depths of an icy, black lake. She awakens in the arms of a handsome stranger, in a place she's never heard of thirty-four years before she was born. Bobby Reynolds is smitten the moment the storm-ravaged woman opens her eyes. [...]
 
Book: SEA ISLAND - The Earth-Watchers Series by Lester Ferguson
Planet earth is in trouble! A gorgeous and ancient coral-reef in the Bahamas is nearly extinct! But it takes the passion and ingenuity of The Earth-Watchers, to bring the large reef back to life. Beyond saving the ocean and the marine-life, The Earth-Watchers stumbled on an 18th century secret hidden under a small island for many years. The Earth-Watchers Series, is an exciting and wholesome [...]
 
Book: A Magic Redemption (A Demon's Witch Series Book 5) by Tena Stetler
Synn, a demon, carries extraordinary magic and power, but there is more within her than she dreams. Kidnapped as a child, her captors murdered her family and forced her into training as a warrior assassin. When an assignment goes horribly wrong, she finds herself at the mercy of the friends and family of her intended target. Offering valuable information in exchange for protection, she gains her [...]
 
Book: Journeys with the caterpillar - Travelling through the islands of Flores and Sumba, Indonesia by Shivaji Das
A humorous travelogue on Indonesia "The crowd lined the street, shoulder to shoulder. Fathers held young boys high, the older children climbing trees for better views. The pressure of the crowd built behind me. About fifteen men assembled around a tied buffalo: the sacrifices were about to begin." What comes to your mind when you think of Indonesia? Do you think of volcanoes rising hurriedly from [...]
 
Book: Poetry from The Lady of the Pier by Effrosyni Moschoudi
Joanna boards a flight to visit the Greek island of Sifnos again after twenty years. All this time, despite the distance and her life's circumstances, she's been holding on to precious memories from an old summer love. Now, she's determined to meet again the man she once left behind, hoping for a chance to prove she never forgot their old promise... "The author writes from her heart and endears [...]
 
Book: The Sharks Crisis Negotiator by John Robert McCauley
This is a tantalizing story of Josh Blake, United States State Department International Crisis Negotiator, who is diving on vacation in French Polynesia when he is dragged into the affairs of a mysterious redhead. That affair is interrupted by an international crisis, which requires him to go to Japan. He must peel back the layers of an international dispute between the Chinese and Japanese doing [...]
 
Book: Jay-Jay and his Island Adventure by Sue Wickstead
Jay-Jay is no ordinary bus nor is the journey he will take you on. You don't sit down and travel on this bus; it comes to you full of toys, games and things to do. The bus character Jay-Jay is based on a real Playbus, JJK261, it was unique and much loved. It was one of the first vehicles of its kind and led to many other play projects copying the idea. The original bus has a photographic history [...]
 
Book: One Boy Two Islands - A Buzby Beach Novel by DW Davis
When his father was killed in the Second Gulf War, Trey and his mother moved to Buzby Island. There, Trey meets Dusty, who lives with her single dad in the apartment across the hall. Over the years their friendship develops into a romance until their parents discover feelings for each other. When Trey and Dusty refuse to break off their budding romance to accommodate their parents, the two find [...]
 
Book: When Mountains Fall - Woman at the Helm Mystery by Rolynn Anderson
Running a marina in isolated Waka Bay, British Columbia was her husband's dream, not hers. But now he's dead and a prime suspect in a murder. Shattered by grief, Camryn Hudson must return to the bay to exonerate her husband, protect her seven year-old son, and save a failing business. Loner Finn Weber's mission seems equally impossible. He left a top job in Seattle to work in tiny Port McNeill. [...]
 
Book: Deadeye (The Bequia Mysteries Book 2) by Michael W. Smart
THE INVISIBLE BOGEYMAN HAUNTING HER DREAMS IS REAL, AND DEADLY. DEADEYE IS A SOLID FOLLOW-UP TO DEAD RECKONING IN THE BEQUIA MYSTERY SERIES. A terrific story with characters as vivid and sensual as the locale and a female protagonist encompassing everything wonderful in women - strength, compassion, sexuality and smarts. A modern woman without the usual cliches. Police Superintendent Jolene [...]
 
Book: The Case of the Screaming Beauty (An Inspector David Graham Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Alison Golden
A charming bed and breakfast. A diabolical murder. A guest with a secret to hide... The prestigious Lavender Bed and Breakfast in Chiddlinghurst, England has stylish decor, lovely gardens... and a deadly problem. Norah Travis, a beautiful young woman, has been found murdered in one of their rooms. Detective Inspector Graham, a crusader for justice with a penchant for tea, and a dark side of his [...]
 
Book: Rough Diamond Island - A Rough Guide to the Isle of Wight by A.K. Harris
An insider's guide to the real Isle of Wight. An account of the island as seen through the eyes of a walker who walked the perimeter of the island numerous times, and who also lived, worked and volunteered on the island and explored its attractions with enthusiasm. See the real island, the stress and congestion, the sunny summer beaches and quiet and lonely winter island through the storyteller, [...]
 
Book: It's My Turn to Be the Hero - The Escapades of Three Tropical Baby-Boomers by BA, LMSW, Mr. Etienne A. Gibbs
Sitting here in my home on the island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands with plenty of retirement time on my hands, my mind keeps wandering back to my early teaching days at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School here on St. Thomas. But, I especially can't help thinking about Tom, Dick, and Larry, those rambunctious three musketeers-students of my third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade [...]
 
Book: The Amulet - An angel magic romantic comedy by Effrosyni Moschoudi
Katie has a guardian angel... she just doesn't know it. Plus, she's falling for him. When Katie loses her office job, a gypsy woman hands her an amulet for good luck. Next, she gets hired as hotel receptionist on a Greek island where gorgeous Aggelos, one of the guests, keeps saving the day whenever she needs help. Katie is intrigued by him and the mysteries surrounding him, and falls in love, [...]
 


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