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The Braver Thing

by Clifford Jackman
edition: Paperback
tagged: sea stories, political, historical

From the acclaimed author of The Winter Family, a swash-buckling adventure from piracy's Golden Age and a deft political allegory for our troubled times. Treasure Island meets Lord of the Flies.

In 1721, when the most notorious pirates are either dead or on the run, Jimmy Kavanagh, who sailed with Blackbeard, decides to pull together a "Company of G …

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The True Meaning of Christmas

by Robert Hunt
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: sea stories

The True Meaning of Christmas is a collection of stories that will touch the hearts of readers young and old. A running theme for the characters in these stories is that they are not able to enjoy this special time of year with their loved ones. Bestselling author Robert Hunt tells stories of an athlete who spends his time running a marathon for a …

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Arrow’s Fall

by Joel Scott
edition: eBook
tagged: crime, action & adventure, sea stories

 

There’s nowhere to hide in the Great Sea Reef in this heart-stopping thriller of a yarn

In this follow-up to 2018’s Arrow’s Flight, a tale of an 18th-century sunken ship and a fortune in gold sends Arrow and her crew on a venture that seems harmless enough. That is, until it attracts the attention of the flamboyant owner of the Golden Dragon, …

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Seasons of War 3-Book Bundle

Come Looking for Me / Second Summer of War / Run Red With Blood

by Cheryl Cooper
edition: eBook
tagged: sea stories, regency, historical

During the War of 1812, a young woman with a mysterious past and connections in very high places flees England for new adventures.

Book #1 – Come Looking for Me
Fleeing England, a mysterious young woman named Emily risks the Atlantic during the War of 1812 for a new adventure in Canada. She never arrives. Deadly sea battles with Americans and a sh …

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Run Red with Blood

by Cheryl Cooper
edition: eBook
tagged: sea stories, regency, historical

Things quickly go from bad to worse as Emily, Captain Fly Austen, and young Magpie each find themselves in treacherous waters.

In late September 1813, Fly Austen is ordered back to the American coast, as England’s Royal Navy has suffered a series of humiliating defeats. Forced to return to sea with a skeleton crew, Fly persuades a reluctant Leande …

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Arrow’s Flight

by Joel Scott
edition: eBook
tagged: crime, action & adventure, sea stories

 

Crime and adventure on the high seas

Jared Kane is a West Coast commercial fisherman whose life has been plagued by bad luck and blackout drinking. When he inherits Arrow, an old 46-foot wooden sailboat, he sees a chance for redemption. With his friend from prison, Danny MacLean, Jared plans an offshore voyage, sailing from Vancouver down the Pacif …

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Spindrift

A Canadian Book of the Sea

edited by Anita Hadley & Michael L. Hadley
edition: Hardcover
tagged: canadian, sea stories, essays

Given that Canada has the longest coastline in the world and its motto is "From Sea unto Sea," it is not surprising that virtually every Canadian writer has been inspired to write about some aspect of the sea at some point in their work. As this book shows, those watery passages are some of the very best writing the nation has produced. Journeying …

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