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01-The Speedboat Sisters In a Race By Clarence Young IV
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Book 1 in a new series harking back to the style of stories written for girls and boys in the early 1900s, before the days of boy wizards, vampires, werewolves and zombies. The DeChancy sisters are... More > eighteen year old girl triplets who love to race their 1927 Chris Craft speed boat around the 10-mile-long lake next to their home town in upstate New York. In this story they prepare for an exciting race held over their spring break from high school. But things are not as bright and easy as they might like. A local boy is trying to sabotage their beloved boat, strange men have been overheard plotting an accident against them, and they come upon something strange and potentially deadly hidden in the lake. Undeterred by the potential dangers, they enter the around-the-lake race and go on a treasure hunt for a hidden cache of gems and jewels. This story can be enjoyed by girls as young as 7 (with assistance) and up to practically any age.< Less
01-The Speedboat Sisters In a Race By Clarence Young IV
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Book 1 in a new series harking back to the style of stories written for girls and boys in the early 1900s, before the days of boy wizards, vampires, werewolves and zombies. The DeChancy sisters are... More > eighteen year old girl triplets who love to race their 1927 Chris Craft speed boat around the 10-mile-long lake next to their home town in upstate New York. In this story they prepare for an exciting race held over their spring break from high school. But things are not as bright and easy as they might like. A local boy is trying to sabotage their beloved boat, strange men have been overheard plotting an accident against them, and they come upon something strange and potentially deadly hidden in the lake. Undeterred by the potential dangers, they enter the around-the-lake race and go on a treasure hunt for a hidden cache of gems and jewels. This story can be enjoyed by girls as young as 7 (with assistance) and up to practically any age.< Less
Hunted Along the Rhine: A Daring Adventure: Book 6 By Peter Reese Doyle
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The sixth book in the exciting Daring Adventures series! Mark and Penny Daring and David Curtis arrive in Dusseldorf, Germany expecting to enjoy a peaceful week working for Mr. Daring and to spend... More > time sight-seeing in the lovely city. However, they are suddenly plunged into terrible danger! First, there's a fight with a gang of vicious neo-Nazi skinheads. Then, a banker who works with Mr. Daring is attacked by a communist crossbowman. The trio helps the banker flee to his speed-boat, but they are pursued and a high-speed chase commences in the dangerous river traffic! How will they ever escape?< Less
Earthrace-Operator's Manual By Scott Fratcher
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Earthrace Operators Manual was a guide for new crew, or anyone wanting to be crew. Topics covered are sponsorship, driving Earthrace in tight quarters, handling the thousand horse power helm, and... More > most engineering aspects of the world’s fastest offshore speedboat. If you or someone you know is considering volunteering for Earthrace this guide is designed to give them a head start. By: Scott Fratcher See: “Earthrace-First time around” for the full story.< Less
Earthrace-Operator's Manual By Scott Fratcher
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Earthrace Operators Manual was a guide for new crew, or anyone wanting to be crew. Topics covered are sponsorship, driving Earthrace in tight quarters, handling the thousand horse power helm, and... More > most engineering aspects of the world’s fastest offshore speedboat. If you or someone you know is considering volunteering for Earthrace this guide is designed to give them a head start. By: Scott Fratcher See: “Earthrace-First time around” for the full story.< Less
Earthtrace - First time around "Download in COLOR" By Scott Fratcher
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Same as above but downloads in full COLOR! This special "First time around" color download has over 350 quality photos by Lance Wordsworth. In March 2007 the New Zealand based Earthrace... More > set off to break the round the world speedboat record. 85 days later the Earthrace attempt was abandoned in Spain with multiple 2-meter cracks in her main hull. In her wake were three major storms, an engine rebuild, 6 propeller changes, bankruptcy, and ultimately death on the high seas. Enclosed is a chronicle by master storyteller Scott Fratcher. A humorous tale of pain, suffering, loss, misery, fortitude and the ability of the crew to gruel along, leg after horrendous leg. Scott’s colorful writing style takes you to the scene of the action. Thousands read along during the race. Come join the Earthrace team for a first hand account of the world record attempt. Put yourself in the drivers seat. Enjoy an up close view of the pit stops and experience first hand the race from the comfort of your easy chair.< Less
Earthrace - First time around By Scott Fratcher
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In March 2007 the New Zealand based Earthrace set off to break the round the world speedboat record. 85 days later the Earthrace attempt was abandoned in Spain with multiple 2-meter cracks in her... More > main hull. In her wake were three major storms, an engine rebuild, 6 propeller changes, bankruptcy, and ultimately death on the high seas. Enclosed is a chronicle by master storyteller Scott Fratcher. A humorous tale of pain, suffering, loss, misery, fortitude and the ability of the crew to gruel along, leg after horrendous leg. Scott’s colorful writing style takes you to the scene of the action. Thousands read along during the race and laughed at “Did he say cow?” and were enraged by “Just another tourist”. Come join the Earthrace team for a first hand account of the world record attempt.Put yourself in the drivers seat. Enjoy an up close view of the pit stops and experience first hand the race from the comfort of your easy chair. Over 350 photos by Lance Wordsworth< Less
Earthrace - First time around By Scott Fratcher
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In March 2007 the New Zealand based Earthrace set off to break the round the world speedboat record. 85 days later the Earthrace attempt was abandoned in Spain with multiple 2-meter cracks in her... More > main hull. In her wake were three major storms, an engine rebuild, 6 propeller changes, bankruptcy, and ultimately death on the high seas. Enclosed is a chronicle by master storyteller Scott Fratcher. A humorous tale of pain, suffering, loss, misery, fortitude and the ability of the crew to gruel along, leg after horrendous leg. Scott’s colorful writing style takes you to the scene of the action. Thousands read along during the race and laughed at “Did he say cow?” and were enraged by “Just another tourist”. Come join the Earthrace team for a first hand account of the world record attempt.Put yourself in the drivers seat. Enjoy an up close view of the pit stops and experience first hand the race from the comfort of your easy chair. Over 350 photos by Lance Wordsworth< Less
Kings Lake Discoveries By Betty Mermelstein
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Jane and her brother, Chris, spend each summer at their family's cottage on Kings Lake in Michigan in the 1950's. They spend their time swimming and boating, but wonder about a strange man who lives... More > across the road. He is seen coming down to the lake sometimes, but he rarely talks to people. That's why they call him Strange-O. This summer, Chris finds a metal figure of a dolphin in his own family's boathouse and discovers it fits onto their Chris Craft speedboat. The children keep it a secret for fear it will be taken away. Then, during the lakeshore Fourth of July celebration, something with the fireworks goes very wrong. What happens to help the situation shows the children that sometimes, surprisingly, people and things can be tied in together, including a special dolphin figure and a seemingly strange man.< Less
Blacklist Protocol By Alex Clifford
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Coast Guard Commander Jared Stanton finally gets the call he’s been dreading for years - a British gasoline tanker has been attacked by a speedboat firing anti-tank rockets and the ship, along... More > with its eleven million gallons of explosive cargo, is burning inside San Pedro Harbor. When Homeland Security receives a report from Israeli Intelligence indicating a large shipment of weapons has been split into smaller parcels and shipped into the port, Stanton knows the present crisis is only the tip of the iceberg. Stanton and Sea Marshal Rita Velasco hit the docks of San Pedro Harbor looking for the weapons and uncover a harbor pilot with ties to the Irish Republican Army, a smuggling ring run by longshoreman, and numerous glaring weaknesses in current harbor security. When Rita Velasco is taken hostage by the conspirators, Stanton follows her trail across the border into Mexico where he must take the law into his own hands to save her and end the threat to our nation’s ports.< Less