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The Pirate That Was & The Smuggler That Was By Mary Gonzalez, Joan Brickley
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Once again, we join the twins, Jessica and Matthew, who have gone on a cruising holiday with their parents and their Great Gran Bunting. Later, with the help of Miranda, a doll who has magical... More > powers, and accompanied by her friend, Teddy, they find themselves back in the eighteenth century. In our first story, they become involved with a group of swashbuckling pirates who take them prisoner. They have an adventure on a tropical island where the pirates have hidden their treasure. In the second story, during a trip to Cornwall, Miranda, once again, with a wave of her magic fan, transports the twins and Teddy, back to the days of the smugglers. They are forced to help carry the boxes of contraband goods across the moors and along secret passages to a nearby castle. They meet a new friend on their journey whose father is one of the smugglers and who, later, helps them to escape.< Less
William and the Smuggler By Trevion Pappillion
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He went downstairs into the hall, still singing. It was earlier than he thought--just five o'clock. The maids were not down yet. He switched on lights recklessly, and discovered that he was not the... More > only person in the hall. His four-year-old cousin Jimmy was sitting on the bottom step in an attitude of despondency, holding an empty tin. Jimmy's mother had influenza at home, and Jimmy and his small sister Barbara were in the happy position of spending Christmas with relations, but immune from parental or maternal interference.< Less
The Natron Smugglers By Michael Taylor
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In A.D. 176, Renny (Eireneios) became a sailor at the age of 15 aboard a ship of the grain fleet that traveled from Alexandria to Rome. He survived a storm at sea and capture by pirates. Then his... More > older brother Polo, a centurion, recruited him to become a 'friend of Caesar’ to help snare the gang of smugglers who were using that ship. But his mission was discovered, and some gladiators who were part of the gang forced him into the equipment of a retiarius, a net-and-trident fighter, and sent him into the arena. Now he must enter into combat against the smugglers’ leader, an experienced swordsman and killer.< Less
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A Smuggler's Treasure By Marie Boedeker
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Lovisa, is a striking Swedish girl. She is shamelessly indulged by her sea captain father making her a proud independent woman. When she meets the fair haired Brian, a English Lord. She is lulled... More > into a marriage. However, soon after their marriage she discovers that life as an English Lady would not be what she had imagined. Forced to flee her husbands brutality she ends up in the clutches in yet another English Lord. Can she trust him with her secrets? Ashford, is an English Lord, who turned to smuggling to make a few extra gold pieces. When confronted by the petite woman who asked him to take her to Iceland, it was an offer he couldn’t refuse. Will he get his money, or will he realize that love is the true Smugglers Treasure?< Less
The Cheerful Smugglers By Ellis Parker Butler
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937)... More > was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story "Pigs Is Pigs", in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating exponentially. His most famous character was Philo Gubb.His career spanned more than forty years, and his stories, poems, and articles were published in more than 225 magazines. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellis_Parker_Butler< Less
The Smugglers King By George Maurice
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He came home Was betrayed Killed his foes Then went for a dance! The smugglers king has returned
The Smugglers King By George Maurice
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He came home Was betrayed Killed his foes Then went for a dance! The smugglers king has returned
Smugglers Pie By David Lewis Paget
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The leading poem in this collection of twenty two narrative poems won the 2013 Kernewek Lowender Poetry Prize in the Copper Triangle of South Australia. ‘Smugglers Pie’ was the poem, and... More > so many people requested a copy that it was decided to put it out in a small book, complemented with another twenty poems about the sea, in some manner or form. The Kernewek Lowender, for the uninitiated, is the Cornish Festival, held every two years to celebrate the area’s history of copper mining. The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Smugglers and other Sinners’. Each poem in this slight volume is rendered in strict rhyme and metre by South Australian poet David Lewis Paget, well known on writing sites around the internet for his Gothic Narrative Verse. This book would make a nice gift for anyone with a yen for sea stories.< Less
Coffee Smuggler By Dave Holman
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Coffee Smuggler is based on the true story of Gabriel De Clieu, a French soldier who stole a coffee plant from King Louis XV in 1723 and smuggled it to the island of Martinique. There was only one... More > coffee plant in France, locked in the King's botanical garden. The King and many nobles had refused De Clieu's petitions for a cutting of the plant, so De Clieu seduced a noble woman with a strange illness. She had access the royal doctor Chirac who secretly gave a cutting of the King's plant to De Clieu. With the plant in hand, De Clieu boarded the ill-fated Le Dromedaire and faced pirate attacks, a hurricane, and starvation in the doldrums to bring this precious plant back to his home on Martinique. I invite you to set sail on this swashbuckling adventure of the man who brought coffee to the Americas.< Less