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Book: Shadows of the Mind (Whispers of the Past Book 2) by Owen Clough
Samuel McInnes aka Mack, severely wounded in the attack on Auckland in 1863, recovered consciousness on HMS Esk heading to Scotland via Sydney, Australia. Sam is mistakenly repatriated to Scotland as the army believe this is where he is from. With the loss of memory, his life becomes complicated, as he falls for a young nurse on the voyage who has a secret that she will not reveal to him until he [...]
 
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: 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: Better Than Ever, Again by Mitch Davies
The Ad read - "No sailing experience required." Ben had those qualification. He thought he'd landed a dream job, but wait just a minute. Does a dream job have you fighting for your life, at sea, at night, in a storm on the bucking deck of a luxury yacht? He should have known after seeing his crew in action that things wouldn't be what he expected. Confusion soon plants the seeds of second [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Sailing Adventures of Pazzo Pirata - Expecting the Unexpected by Pazzo Pirata
'Expecting the Unexpected' is a true story of an incredibly adventurous journey which I've taken 15 years ago, together with my brother Kuba. It all started from the genuine dream to become a sailor. I was only 20 years old, my budget was super low, and I've decided to turn my life upside down and dedicate it to the world of ocean sailing. At the time I imagined it consists purely of [...]
 
Book: A Dangerous Harbor (A Romantic Mystery Sailing Trilogy Book 1) by RP Dahlke
Her idyllic sailing vacation in Mexico is about to become very dangerous - Bleary-eyed and sleep deprived after a long overnighter into Mexico, solo sailor and SFPD police detective, Katrina Hunter, thinks the mermaid twenty yards behind her thirty-two foot Westsail is nothing more than a sailor's hallucination But everything she knows about floaters convinces her to turn her boat around for [...]
 
Book: Starflake aboard the Doomed Ships by Nicola Cuti
The luxury passenger starship, Alpha Centuri, accidentally pulls a ship out of an antimatter universe and the ship, called the Beta Centuri, is linked to the Alpha. The two ships, a gravity ship and an anti-gravity ship, are held to each other in perfect balance, but if either ship waivers even a hair from this unholy alliance then they will touch and annihilate each other. Hundreds of lives are [...]
 
Book: The Gods Speak - Telepathic Messages from the Anunnaki by Alvin Avery
The Gods Speak: Telepathic Messages from the Anunnaki comprises 61 telepathic communications from the Anunnaki, the gods of the ancient Sumerians and present-day rulers of Planet Nibiru. The Anunnaki have returned from the far reaches of outer space in their ships of light in order to save the righteous from the 'wicked' Reptilian branch that 'violates all of the canons of our race.'
 
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: 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: East Beach by Sybil Powell
Rod a demobbed Navy officer finds himself alone in a new flat he bought for married life with a girl who left him for another man. As a background to this he joins a small local sailing club and finds a friend with another bachelor called Bill. Lonely and frustrated he falls in with Rose a rich nymphomaniac who owns a large luxury yacht. While she is sexy, demanding and beautiful she is dominated [...]
 
Book: All the nice girls love a Sailor! by Adam Mann
Fancy a cruise on a private ship in the South China Sea? Amelia is a competent and highly qualified professional First Officer on a small cruise ship that has been chartered for South China Sea trip, but she has essentially maintained her aloofness and independence until she meets the ship's Captain when her resolves begin to crumble. The passengers on the ship are essentially there for a private [...]
 
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: Casey's Slip by Richard L. Wren
Sailing, motorcycle gangs, kidnapping, blackmail, arson. What more could you want for pleasurable reading?--- OAKLAND MAGAZINE, January 2012. A breezy, enjoyable time killer. The twists and turns as they unravel the mystery makes it a worthwhile read.---PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW, January 2012. CASEY, a young self described sailboat delivery boat bum, is unexpectedly charged with a murder. Trying to [...]
 
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: The Criminal Streak by Joan Donaldson-Yarmey
After two pieces of an asteroid hit their planet and knocked it off its axis, the surviving beings of the planet spent centuries rebuilding their society on the edge of disaster. The Leaders made Great Changes and Purges, constructing twenty huge cities, called megalopolises, to house their population, cultivating huge farms, and purging most of the technology so everyone had a job. The one [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: The Legend of Ron Anejo by Ed Teja
A boat bum for all seasons Ron Anejo loves his carefree lifestyle in the Caribbean, sailing his barely-seaworthy wooden boat from one dodgy job to the next. It's a life that requires lots of chutzpah and more than a little luck. Legal work for a boat bum can be hard to come by, even if you actually had a work permit. And Ron isn't big on formalities. Ron tries not to take life too seriously, and [...]
 
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: Cold New Planet by Joy V. Smith
What mysteries will the colonists--and the consortium backing them--uncover on this slowly thawing planet? Are the colonists alone? This planet was supposed to be theirs; their backers, who had their own agenda, had paid enough money to ensure that. What lies under the snow and ice? And where did all these humans--and aliens--come from? Are they all trapped here now?
 
Book: The Crimson Vixen by Dee Carey
The preordained couple meet when Leigh discovers an orphaned fox and keeps her as a secret companion. In time it is revealed his Kit is also a fierce female pirate. The Druids determine the pair are destined to rule Ireland. As a fox she is clever. As a woman she is enchanting. Can Leigh set aside his devotion to King Arthur to be with the woman of his dreams?
 
Book: Jonny Plumb and the Golden Globe by Kim Wheeler
The Adventures of Jonny Plumb is the fantastical and funny story of a young orphan boy suddenly endowed with very special powers. Jonny's life changes dramatically when he's taken into foster care by the wealthy and extremely beautiful Lady Kathleen Hunter -- and comes under the vigilant eye of Nanny Noo. Jonny's adventures begin when he finds the mysterious Golden Globe that shifts shapes and [...]
 
Book: Starflake on Thrill World Volume One by Nicola Cuti
Thrill World used to be a paradise when it was first built by Jonas Grebe. It contained a children's hospital, where children from all parts of the galaxy could come to be cured of alien diseases, and while they waited, there was a planet-wide zoo filled with creatures from across the universe and an amusement park packed with rides in the galaxy. But now, the planet that used to be a haven for [...]
 
Book: Taboo Tech by Joy V. Smith
Lacie's parents leave her in her uncle's care to go back to their exploring as soon as she's 18 and graduated from the girls' academy, but later he takes her on a jaunt on his ship, Fire Seeker, where his impatience grabs the attention of the Interstellar Guard, who've been keeping an eye on him, and he has to drop her off and make his escape. Fortunately, she wasn't left alone; she has Embers, [...]
 


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