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Oceans & Seas

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  • The Salt Path

    The 75-week Sunday Times bestseller that has inspired over half a million readers

    by Raynor Winn

    Bring nature into your home with the uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline.'This is what you need right now to muster hope and resilience . . . a beautiful story and a reminder that humans can endure adversity' Stylist*'*A beautiful book, it really lives up to the hype . . . an enjoyable, gentle yet ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

    by Peter Godfrey-Smith

    ‘Brilliant’ Guardian ‘Fascinating and often delightful’ The TimesSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZEWhat if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Voyage For Madmen

    by Peter Nichols

    In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. Ten months later, only one of the nine men would cross the finish line and earn fame, wealth, and glory. For the others, the reward was madness, failure, and death.In this ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Finest Hours

    The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

    by Michael J. Tougias and 1 more

    The true story of an incredible disaster and heroic rescue at sea told by two masterful storytellers.In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril.In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged, two oil tankers, the Pendleton and the Fort ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • No Takebacks: A Give & Take 1.5 Novella

    by Kelli Maine

    series Give & Take
    A sexy novella in the Give & Take series from USA Today bestselling author Kelli Maine continuing the passionate love affair between the irresistible Merrick Rocha and the woman he will do anything for.HIS PAST MAY DESTROY THEIR FUTURE: The man Rachael DeSalvo loves more than anything is suffering in silence. The grand opening of Turtle Tear Resort should be a time of celebration for Merrick Rocha ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Ghosts of the Tsunami

    Death and Life in Japan

    by Richard Lloyd Parry

    ‘A remarkable and deeply moving book’ Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm‘A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction’ Times Literary SupplementOn 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. It was Japan’s greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sea of Love: Bayberry Island Book 1

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #1
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone who asks with an open heart... Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Rowan Flynn was happy to leave Bayberry Island when she was whisked away by her investor fiancé. But when he loses what's left of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Waterlog

    by Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. The result a uniquely personal view of an island race and a people with a deep affinity for water. From the sea, from rock pools, from rivers and streams, tarns, lakes, lochs, ponds, lidos, swimming pools and spas, from fens, dykes, moats, aqueducts, waterfalls, flooded quarries, even canals, Deakin gains a fascinating perspective on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

    by Owen Chase

    On November 20, 1820, Owen Chase was the First Mate of the Whale-Ship "Essex" when it was struck by an enraged Sperm Whale and sunk, stranding the crew in tiny whale-boats 2000 miles away from land in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.Of the 21 men who entered the 3 flimsy whale-boats, only 8 ultimately survived to be rescued. A harrowing journey lasting 90 days awaited these crewmen, involving ... Read more

    $1.49 AUD

  • Fathoms

    the world in the whale

    by Rebecca Giggs

    WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARDFINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … Our fear is that the unseen spirits that move in them are ours. Once more, animals are a moral force.’When Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whal... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Moondance Beach: Bayberry Island Book 3

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #3
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone with an open heart... Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Duncan Flynn said goodbye to his hometown of Bayberry Island a long time ago. So when the injured Navy SEAL is sent home - just in time for ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Sweetest Summer: Bayberry Island Book 2

    by Susan Donovan

    series Bayberry Island #2
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan returns to Bayberry Island, where a bronze mermaid statue could be the cause of heartbreak or everlasting romance for a practical-minded police chief and his first love. Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Every instinct tells Police Chief Clancy Flynn that his island's claim to fame is nothing but a silly ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Time Bandit

    Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs

    by Andy Hillstrand and 2 more

    “Many brave hearts are asleep in the deep, so beware, beware,” goes the chorus of an old sailors’ sing-along that celebrates the allure and danger of the seafaring life. But make no mistake–there truly is much to beware for those who are drawn to risk their lives and seek their fortunes upon the waves. And perhaps none take more chances than the men and women who brave the tempestuous, bountiful ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • The Sea Around Us

    by Rachel Carson

    National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestseller: Explore earth’s most precious, mysterious resource—the ocean—with the author of Silent Spring.With more than one million copies sold, Rachel Carson’s The Sea Around Us became a cultural phenomenon when first published in 1951 and cemented Carson’s status as the preeminent natural history writer of her time. Her inspiring, intimate writing ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life

    The remarkable story of the trailblazing ocean conservationist, photographer and shark expert

    by Valerie Taylor and 1 more

    At 83 years old, Valerie Taylor has lived a big, bold adventurous life.Born in Australia, Valerie spent a great deal of her childhood in New Zealand. A talented artist, she dropped out of school when she contracted polio and was saved by Sister Elizabeth Kenny's treatment plan; it was two years before she could walk unaided. When Valerie was fifteen, she found work as an animator and moved back to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How To Read Water

    Clues & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

    by Tristan Gooley

    From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNSA must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape around you and learn about the magic of the outdoors from your living room ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A Storm Too Soon

    A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredib

    by Michael J. Tougias

    FROM MASTERFUL STORYTELLER MICHAEL J. TOUGIAS COMES A NEW, HEART-STOPPING TRUE-LIFE TALE OF MARITIME DISASTER, SURVIVAL, AND DARING RESCUE, HIS MOST THRILLING AND AMAZING STORY YET.Seventy-foot waves batter a torn life raft 250 miles out to sea in one of the world’s most dangerous places, the Gulf Stream. Hanging on to the raft are three men, a Canadian, a Brit, and their captain, JP de Lutz, a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Overboard!

    A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival

    by Michael J. Tougias

    From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long sailboat named the Almeisan, and his first mate, Loch Reidy, welcomed three new crewmembers for a five-day voyage from Connecticut across the blue waters of the Gulf Stream to sun-drenched ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    by Jules Verne

    FEATURES:• Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations• A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book• Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book• Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standardsCheck out ngims Publishing's other illustrated literary clazzics. The vast majority of our books have original illustrations, ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Rascals in Paradise

    by James A. Michener and 2 more

    In a thrilling collection of nonfiction adventure stories, James A. Michener returns to the most dazzling place on Earth: the islands that inspired Tales of the South Pacific. Co-written with A. Grove Day, Rascals in Paradise offers portraits of ten scandalous men and women, some infamous and some overlooked, including Sam Comstock, a mutinous sailor whose delusions of grandeur became a nightmare; ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Hunting the Hunters

    At War with the Whalers

    by Laurens de Groot

    'As the rest of the world stood by and watched, Laurens risked everything to defend these extraordinary mammals from extinction. A truly powerful and inspiring story.' Susan SarandonLaurens de Groot was a detective for the Dutch police, specializing in organized crime and environmental pollution. He was rapidly promoted through the ranks, but became increasingly disillusioned with failed ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Rescue of the Bounty

    Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

    by Michael J. Tougias and 1 more

    From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty—which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard.On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail Bounty from New London, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Great Offshore Grounds

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2020

    by Vanessa Veselka

    'A magnificent beast of a novel' Roxane Gay'It blew me away' Emma Donoghue'Large in scope and heart' Patrick deWitt'Unforgettable' Nathan Hill'A blast' Karen RussellOn the day of their estranged father's wedding, half-sisters Cheyenne and Livy set off to claim their inheritance. It's been years since the two have seen each other - Cheyenne is newly back in Seattle after ... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass

    Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean?s Most Beautiful Stones

    by Mary Beth Beuke and 1 more

    As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more and more difficult to find, making the hunt more of a challenge to the seeker-especially one with limited experience in sea glass hunting.There are several reasons why the hunt is so ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD