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Captain Tom, The Privateersman By James Otis & Victor Markland
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Sail on the crew of the Baltimore Clipper the Chasseur known as the “Pride of Baltimore", the most famous US privateer in the War of 1812. Picking up where “The Cruise of the... More > Comet” leaves off and once again told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton this true-to-life account follows Captain Thomas Boyle and the crew of the Chasseur through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the events of the cruise itself but delves into the causes of the war, local history and lessons both moral and practical “Captain Tom, The Privateersman” is an excellent introduction for the young reader to the War of 1812 and a good old fashioned page turner for readers of all ages.< Less
The English – a Boxed Set of Five Mail Order Bride Romances By Doreen Milstead
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The Widow Coppersmith & Theo in Exodus, Kansas - A black man in the small town of Exodus, Kansas, writes away for a mail order bride. From England To California On The Wings Of A Condor - A... More > woman finds that her mother’s overfeeding causes her weight gain & flees to a less than appetizing offer from a farmer in Fresno. Mail Order Bride – From England To The California Wine Farmer - A plain looking writer from England becomes the mail order bride of a California wine grower. The Londoner & The Hotel Owner In Los Angeles - A lower class woman in England writes away and becomes the mail order bride to a Los Angeles hotel owner. Mail Order Bride – Leaving London Pregnant & Going To Australia - One recently married and pregnant woman makes the long and hazardous trip from California, to Australia aboard a Clipper ship.< Less
Stopover By Mel Keegan
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Downtime becomes an explosive excursion into an industrial hell-zone. With Scorpio shut down, Kevin Jarrat and Jerry Stone are on furlough, headed for a resort in Rethan’s tropics. But when the... More > clipper detours to the halfway station of Sheckley for repairs, the vacation dissolves into unexpected, unpredictable hazard. Stone is fascinated to see the 'gas can with lights' where Jarrat spent his youth, but the tour turns deadly when they run into Scorpio escapees who recognize Jarrat, and the NARC captains find themselves on a flight right into Hades. Cut off from the carrier, backup and weapons, they’re surviving on their wits; furough looks like an impossible fantasy. A Pocket-size NARC page-turner, falling between SCORPIO and APHELION, from the award-winning author of Scorpio, Hellgate and Fortunes of War. Meet us online: < Less
Robur the Conqueror By Jules Verne
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Strange events are occurring around the world, involving lights, sounds and flags that are hung in seemingly impossible to get to locations. At the meeting of the Weldon Club in Philadelphia, Uncle... More > Prudent (President) and Phil Evans (Secretary) and the membership debate about whether their balloon the Go-Ahead, should have its directional screw located in the front or the back. A man called Robur interrupts and takes over their meeting; he insists that to master the skies, a flying vehicle must be heavier than air. His remarks infuriate the balloonists and after their meeting, Uncle Prudent and Phil are kidnapped and taken on an around the world trip in the Albatross, Robur's heavier than air "Clipper of the Clouds". A fascinating companion to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Robur the Conqueror explores many of the same themes.< Less
WIND TALES By Freewind Gingerblaze
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An anthology of four novellas that range from romance to mystery to paranormal thriller. A book of varied ranges to please almost any reader. THE SEA-WIND, the story of a woman on the coast of Maine... More > who loves the Captain of an 1800's clipper ship, the Sea-Wind Lady. Due to her choice of life, she finds herself in strife with her community. ILLUSION, the story of a young woman who finds herself embroiled in a series of murders in New Orleans and the male detective on the case is torn between her guilt and innocence. THE 10 TO 6. A woman begins a quest to find the true reason for her childhood best friend's suicide and discovers a strange set of circumstances that lead up to a very surprising conclusion. CRYSTAL PASSION. A historical romance of love and intrigue as the heroine finds herself making choices that she did not know she was capable of.< Less
WIND TALES By Freewind Gingerblaze
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An anthology of four novellas that range from romance to mystery to paranormal thriller. A book of varied ranges to please almost any reader. THE SEA-WIND, the story of a woman on the coast of Maine... More > who loves the Captain of an 1800's clipper ship, the Sea-Wind Lady. Due to her choice of life, she finds herself in strife with her community. ILLUSION, the story of a young woman who finds herself embroiled in a series of murders in New Orleans and the male detective on the case is torn between her guilt and innocence. THE 10 TO 6. A woman begins a quest to find the true reason for her childhood best friend's suicide and discovers a strange set of circumstances that lead up to a very surprising conclusion. CRYSTAL PASSION. A historical romance of love and intrigue as the heroine finds herself making choices that she did not know she was capable of.< Less
The Time Of The Preacher By Rick Fontes
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Brian McFee is The Preacher. Kidnapped as a child from his home in Ireland and pressed into duty as a cabin boy on a clipper ship, McFee eventually found his way to America and a new life as a... More > western outlaw. His spiritual awakening came while in prison in New Mexico and placed him on an entirely new path, that of a circuit riding minister. But his past would not stay in the past. The Time of the Preacher is the story of McFee's attempts to find personal peace and salvation and of the forces that conspired to deny those things to him. His tale points to the trials many of us face in our own quest to become better persons and illustrates the truth of those words written by a song writer some years ago: Just when you think it's all over, it's only begun.< Less
A Perfect Captain By J C Noble
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Apart from the horrific events which occurred at St Pierre, Martinique in 1902, no one appears to have been greatly interested in the life of the man who was once described as 'a perfect captain'.... More > Known mainly for being the captain of the Roddam, the only ship to have escaped from St Pierre, little else has been written about him until now. Born in 1864 he was apprenticed to the sea aged 15 and for the next twenty-five years sailed the world’s seas, the first ten of which were on sailing ships. Along the way he met many fine clipper ship captains and seamen who generously shared their knowledge of the sea with him. The eruption on Martinque was not his only adventure for he helped save lives on several occasions. Here is a man you would want beside you in times of danger. What made him the man he became? Decide for yourself because - this is his life.< Less
Stand for Something or Stand for Nothing By Ebony Jones-Kuye
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After the worldwide press conference with Attorney Gloria Allred in May 2014 to convince the NBA to remove Donald Sterling from ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, Ebony Jones-Kuye... More > decided to write a book to tell the world about the courageous stand that she and her mother took against one of the richest and prominent men in the world. In 2002, Donald Sterling acquired the Ardmore Apartments in mid-Wilshire Los Angeles, California where Kandynce Jones was living for many years before the acquisition. Kandynce Jones, a Black woman who was legally blind, right side paralyzed due to a bad spinal fusion surgery, and suffered from Sickle Cell Anemia was living peacefully in her apartment until Donald Sterling realize she was Black. As the building management started to change due to the acquisition, overt cruelty towards African-American and Latino tenants began to be undeniable.< Less
Savage Passage By Gardner Francis Fox
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VOYAGE INTO DANGER They came from all over Europe—lusty men and lonely women, seeking escape from the Old World, hoping to find new lives and new loves in America. There was Helga, the virginal... More > Norwegian girl who found it impossible to resist the handsome young first mate of the clipper Dreadnought... Irena, devoted to her dying husband but enslaved by her body's passionate response to the virile Victor... Elsa, the beautiful young widow who had thought all desire dead—until she met Karl... But before they could set sail, the skipper of the Dreadnought had to find a crew. He used fists and pistols to commandeer the meanest collection of wharf rats on the Liverpool docks, known as the Bloody Forty. Captain Samuels knew mutiny was inevitable—the only question was, when?< Less

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