Keywords: sea stories
Year of publication: 2016
Christopher Cartwright Atlantis Stolen Thanks very much to Cheryl my editor, and Kris, my beta-reader Prologue Dutch Trading Post, 1638. The barren winter landscape was desolate in its beauty. While the sun approached its zenith, it did little to stop the cold stinging his weather-worn face while he worked. Albert Olsen filled his bucket with another shovel of sludge and then turned to climb the slippery crest of the muddy bank. Once on the ridge, he didnt have far to walk before he could dump ...
Keywords: Action & Adventure Atlantis Genre Fiction Historical Mysteries Literature & Fiction Maritime Adventure Sea Adventures Sea Stories
Year of publication: 2015
Christopher Cartwright The Mahogany Ship This ones for my children. Elise and Matthew, who are by far the greatest challenge and rewarding adventure of my life. Prologue Southern Ocean, December 22, 1812 Muttering a vicious oath, Jack Robertson threw up. Again. It was the most violent storm hed endured since leaving England almost eight months earlier. The experience confirmed his vow that once he arrived at the settlement in Sydney Cove hed never take to the sea again. The Emily Rose shuddered ...
Keywords: Action & Adventure Genre Fiction Literature & Fiction Maritime Adventure Sea Adventures Sea Stories
Year of publication: 2015
David Poyer Tipping Point: The War With China The First Salvo All nations want peace but they want a peace that suits them. ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR JOHN JACKY FISHER 1 Crete Even the hills looked ancient. They stretched away mile after mile, bright green under the spring sky, patched with bleached rock where the spare soil had worn away. Over centuries, no, millennia Dan Lenson glanced at his wife. Her head was turned away, blond hair flickering in the warm wind from the open passenger-side ...
Keywords: Action and Adventure China East Africa Genre Fiction Literature & Fiction Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pacific Sea Adventures Sea Stories Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense War & Military
Year of publication: 0
THE SEA-HAWK By Rafael Sabatini NOTE Lord Henry Goade, who had, as we shall see, some personal acquaintance with Sir Oliver Tressilian, tells us quite bluntly that he was ill-favoured. But then his lordship is addicted to harsh judgments and his perceptions are not always normal. He says, for instance, of Anne of Cleves, that she was the ugliest woman that ever I saw. As far as we can glean from his own voluminous writings it would seem to be extremely doubtful whether he ever saw Anne of Cleves ...
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