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Remembering Florida's Forgotten Coast By J.Kent Thompson
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This book is about a vanishing way of life in Old Florida in an area called the "Forgotten Coast." Extending from the St. Marks lighthouse to Mexico Beach, this part of Florida is an... More > undiscovered paradise of white sand beaches, tasty seafood, and friendly people. Read true stories about those who live in the small towns and make their living from the waters. Explore places named by the early Spanish explorers and Indian's. Visit the cool waters of Wakulla Springs and the lighthouses at St. Marks, Carrabelle, and Cape San Blas. Learn how the towns got their names and some Florida history. Laugh at womanless beauty pageants and an ex-wife's revenge. Read about the beauty of places like the St. Marks Refuge and Cape San Blas, all a part of Florida's beautiful Forgotten Coast. If you are visiting the area this book will serve as useful information and a guide. If you own a beach home this is a must have book for your family and guests to read while sunning at the beach.< Less
Sex, Drugs, and Mullet By J.K. Thompson
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The Marine Patrol joins up with the FBI and a Texas Ranger tracking a terrorist living on the Forgotten Coast. Join Lt. Bill Taylor and his officers as they deal with this and everyday life on the... More > North Florida coast. From a drug smuggling Pastor and his church, to a dirty cop, commercial fishermen, teenage lovers, and a shady State Senator. Secrets are revealed and the past uncovered. Sex, drugs, and mullet, a little something for everyone's appetite.< Less
The Case of the Monkey Tattoo By J. Kent Thompson
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Lt. Bill Taylor knew that there was never a dull day on the Forgotten Coast but he was not quite ready for the Golden Monkey cartel. A murder rocks the small coastal village of Carrabelle, Fl and... More > begins a chain of events that pit the Florida Marine Patrol and local law enforcement officers in a race to solve the crime and catch the smugglers.< Less
A Day in Court By J. Kent Thompson
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A mystery boat with three dead bodies washes ashore and the Marine Patrol steps into action. Join Lt. Bill Taylor, Investigator Tony Nobles, and the rest of the local Marine Patrol Officers as they... More > deal with enforcing the new Net Ban, drug smugglers, and a State Senator who they feel is hiding a shady past. On top of all that, Florida's first net ban trial starts with a young State's attorney pitted against a courtroom veteran. Just another exciting day on the Forgotten Coast!< Less
RESCUE: True Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service By John Galluzzo
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The men of the old U.S. Life-Saving Service have been called "America's Forgotten Heroes." Today these heroes from a bygone era (1871-1915) have been pushed off into the dustbin of history,... More > all but ignored by historians and public alike. But their story is very powerful and inspiring, well deserving of being told again and again. There is always a lesson in courage, tenacity and pure guts. They were the "Storm Warriors" and "Heroes of the Surf," men who battled screaming winds and breaking waves at great risk of their own lives, to save victims of shipwreck. Their unofficial motto was, "Regulations say we have to go out. They say nothing about coming back." It was a pledge they honored every time they launched their small surfboats into the storm whipped surf. And many didn't come back, sacrificing themselves so others might live.< Less
A Different Look By Terry Hopgood
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An alternative look at the South of England focusing on the Isle of Wight and the south coast. Forgotten and unusual places have been found and photographed along with other pictures that don't seem... More > to belong in other collections.< Less
In Our Waters & Beyond Volume 2 By Adam Grohman
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In Our Waters & Beyond, Volume 2, provides another wonderful virtual voyage into the rich maritime past of our local waters and beyond. This collection of thirty "spun yarns" of the... More > deep highlights a host of “new” dives into the archives by Adam Grohman on his continued effort to bring many lost or forgotten aspects of maritime history back to the "surface." Included are short histories that highlight shipwrecks, submarines, lost aircraft, deep-sea diving misadventures, naval battles, Trans-Atlantic voyages, and so much more. Learn about Captain Thomas Crapo, the wrecks of the Sindia, Ajace, U.S.S. Baldwin, the missing ship’s bell of the U.S.S. Crane, the loss of the C-5, the discovery of naval munitions in the depths of New York Harbor, and Professor Odlum’s plunge into obscurity, just to name a few!< Less
Pirates of the Carraigín By David Kelly
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The inspiration behind Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic pirate tale Treasure Island, this is the long lost and almost forgotten true story of how two murderous pirates ended their days swinging... More > in a gibbet on a small island off the coast of Dublin. From the busy streets of London to the exotic island of Tenerife via the vile slave markets on the western coast of Africa it tells of how a band of pirates murdered all those aboard a ship, stealing a treasure that was being secretly transported back to England and how they nearly got away with it...< Less
Pirates of the Carraigín By David Kelly
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The inspiration behind Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic pirate tale Treasure Island, this is the long lost and almost forgotten true story of how two murderous pirates ended their days swinging... More > in a gibbet on a small island off the coast of Dublin. From the busy streets of London to the exotic island of Tenerife via the vile slave markets on the western coast of Africa it tells of how a band of pirates murdered all those aboard a ship, stealing a treasure that was being secretly transported back to England and how they nearly got away with it...< Less
In Our Waters & Beyond - Volume 1 By Adam Grohman
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In Our Waters & Beyond provides a virtual voyage into the rich maritime past of our local waters and far beyond. This collection of thirty “spun yarns” of the deep highlights... More > Grohman’s “dives” into the archives to bring many lost or forgotten aspects of maritime history back to the “surface.” Included are short histories that highlight rum running, an attempted assassination of a New York City mayor, heroic rescues by the U.S. Life-Saving Service and U.S. Coast Guard, various ship histories, lost aircraft, the dangers of deep sea diving and exploration, palatial yachts of the rich and famous, and so much more. Includes a host of archive photographs, postcards, and original drawings culled from various sources and the archives of the Underwater Historical Research Society. Copious footnotes and a detailed source listing for each chapter are also included. Prepare for your immersion into the deep. As you turn the first page you will soon be “plunged” into the history of our waters and well beyond!< Less

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