Sea Stories
epub | | 2009-08-01 | Author:Neal Stephenson [Stephenson, Neal]

“AMPUTATIONS ARE DICEY THINGS,” remarked Bob Shaftoe some hours later. For a while, he had had that look on his face that warned Eliza he was pondering something, and likely ...
( Category: Women's Adventure June 8,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2006-04-10 | Author:Jay Worrall [Worrall, Jay]

EIGHT CHARLES EDGEMONT CLIMBED DOWN FROM THE COACH onto the worn cobbled surface of Millbay Road outside Plymouth early in the evening, bone-tired after the long, jolting trip from Cheshire ...
( Category: Military June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2003-11-15 | Author:Herman Melville [Melville, Herman]

CHAPTER 71 The Jeroboam’s Story Hand in hand, ship and breeze blew on; but the breeze came faster than the ship, and soon the Pequod began to rock. By and ...
( Category: United States June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2008-08-31 | Author:Broos Campbell

THIRTEEN Even half a hundred miles west of the arc of the Leeward Islands there was any number of island traders, some of them probably even legal, that slapped on ...
( Category: War May 21,2017 )
epub |eng | 2007-01-03 | Author:Broos Campbell

Dr. Pepin arrived with five soldiers in tow, three of them carrying buckets of water. The other two carried a tub in which several bed sheets lay soaking in vinegar. ...
( Category: Military May 21,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-02-14 | Author:Moncrieff, J.H. [Moncrieff, J.H.]

Chapter Nineteen It was Frank who first mentioned it. Flora never ceased to be amazed by the way men handled conflict. A short hour before, Frank and Archie had been ...
( Category: Sea Stories May 21,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-10-19 | Author:Alex Laybourne [Laybourne, Alex]

Chapter 12 The creature squeezed its gargantuan frame through the ground. It’s multitude of razor sharp teeth cut through the earth and rock as the creature rode the wave of ...
( Category: Horror April 9,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-12-26 | Author:Stephanie Laurens [Laurens, Stephanie]

CHAPTER 10 The following morning, Isobel slept late, drained by the unaccustomed activity of sawing through countless twisted vines. She’d assumed the four of them would take turns at the ...
( Category: Action & Adventure March 22,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2011-11-25 | Author:Julian Stockwin

Chapter 7 In the book-lined, leather-smelling proctor’s office Renzi waited for Laplace’s return with pounding heart. It seemed an interminable time but suddenly he heard voices outside, then two men ...
( Category: Sea Stories February 28,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2011-11-24 | Author:Julian Stockwin

Chapter 10 Kydd trudged up the steep steps. Without noticing, his path had taken him to another level of the town. It was more densely settled and had an indefinable ...
( Category: Sea Adventures February 28,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2011-11-24 | Author:Julian Stockwin

· · · The Collector of Customs for Penzance closed the curtains of the Long Room. “I’m sorry to have to ask ye to come at such an hour this ...
( Category: Historical February 28,2017 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2016-06-28 | Author:Rick Campbell

52 K-157 VEPR “Underwater communications, bearing zero-zero-five, designated Hydroacoustic two-four.” Captain Second Rank Matvey Baczewski, seated in the Captain’s chair in the Central Command Post, listened intently to Hydroacoustic’s report. ...
( Category: Espionage June 29,2016 )
mobi |eng | 2016-06-30 | Author:Stephanie Laurens

CHAPTER 12 For the next three days, little of significance changed within the camp. The men labored in the mine. Those working in the first tunnel kept the actual mining ...
( Category: Historical June 29,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-03 | Author:Hunter Shea [Shea, Hunter]

Eighteen After a long line of expletives, Ken Beekman got himself under control. How in the holy hell was what he was seeing even possible? Those prehistoric-looking fish were demolishing ...
( Category: Sea Stories May 2,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-04-25 | Author:Stephanie Laurens [LAURENS, STEPHANIE]

CHAPTER 11 Frobisher’s words on the inadvisability of trusting anyone in the settlement’s officialdom remained in the forefront of Aileen’s mind when, the following morning, she swept into the Office ...
( Category: Historical April 29,2016 )