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Book: Georgia Ann ~ English Rose (Charleston Brides Book 2) by Elva Cobb Martin
The lure of the legendary Spice Trail beckons, but he may never find a spice more precious than the treasure he left in Charles Town. Two Charles Town men love Georgia Ann Cooper Samuel Vargas and his step-brother, Joshua Becket but only one both attracts and infuriates her. Even though he's a dangerous budding patriot and a privateer or more likely pirate Samuel fills her dreams and waking [...]
 
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: Marisol ~ Spanish Rose (Charleston Brides Book 1) by Elva Cobb Martin
Escaping to the New World is her only option...Rescuing her will wrap the chains of the Inquisition around his neck. Marisol Valentin flees Spain after murdering the nobleman who molested her. She ends up for sale on the indentured servants' block at Charles Town harbor dirty, angry, and with child. Her hopes are shattered, but she must find a refuge for herself and the child she carries. Can [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: The Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
WILL THE IRON CHEST BE WORTH THE BLOODSHED? The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, the last privateer, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay off Wakaya Island, Fiji, under cover of darkness in the year 1917. A chance remark over fifty years later sends four young Australians to search for that chest and the wealth it is said to contain, [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 [...]
 


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