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Oceans & Seas eBooks

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

    BBC R4 Book of the Week ‘Brilliant’ Guardian ‘Fascinating and often delightful’ The TimesWhat 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, tells a bold new story of how ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Life Between the Tides: In Search of Rockpools and Other Adventures Along the Shore

    by Adam Nicolson ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2022‘A remarkable and powerful book, the rarest of things … Nicolson is unique as a writer … I loved it’ EDMUND DE WAALFew places are as familiar as the shore – and few as full of mystery and surprise.How do sandhoppers inherit an inbuilt compass from their parents? How do crabs understand the tides? How can the death of one winkle guarantee the lives of its ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world’s best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world’s purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Voyage For Madmen

    by Peter Nichols ...
    “An extraordinary story of bravery and insanity on the high seas. . . . One of the most gripping sea stories I have ever read.” — Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect StormIn the tradition of Into Thin Air and The Perfect Storm, comes a breathtaking oceanic adventure about an obsessive desire to test the limits of human endurance.In 1968 nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Madhouse at the End of the Earth

    The Belgica’s Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night

    'An epic of survival' -- MICHAEL PALIN'A "grade-A classic"' -- SUNDAY TIMES'Utterly enthralling' -- GEOFF DYER, GUARDIAN'Deeply engrossing' -- NEW YORK TIMESLISTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, SUNDAY TIMESThe harrowing, survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly wrong,... ... Read more

    $14.99 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 NONFICTIONHIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR WRITING ON GLOBAL CONSERVATIONA SUNDAY INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … ... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Finest Hours

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

    The story behind the major motion picture from Disney—starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck—written by a recognized master of the genre—“a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea” (The Providence Journal).It’s the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor’easter is pounding New England with howling winds and seventy-foot seas. Two oil tankers get caught in the violent storm off Cape Cod, its ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Ghosts of the Tsunami

    Death and Life in Japan

    ‘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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sea of Love: Bayberry Island Book 1

    by Susan Donovan ...
    Book 1 - Bayberry Island
    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

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

    by Owen Chase ...
    series Bybliotech Discovery
    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

  • Moondance Beach: Bayberry Island Book 3

    by Susan Donovan ...
    Book 3 - Bayberry Island
    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

  • Time Bandit

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

    “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

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Sweetest Summer: Bayberry Island Book 2

    by Susan Donovan ...
    Book 2 - Bayberry Island
    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

  • Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life

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

    Now the focus of a major documentary VALERIE TAYLOR: PLAYING WITH SHARKS, premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. From JAWS to BLUE LAGOON and beyond, this is the exceptional and unique life story of pioneering marine conservationist, photographer and shark expert Valerie Taylor.At 83 years old, Valerie Taylor has lived a big, b... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $12.99 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How To Read Water

    Clues & Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

    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

    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

    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

  • Rascals in Paradise

    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

    $14.99 AUD

  • The World Beneath

    The Life and Times of Unknown Sea Creatures and Coral Reefs

    Meet the world's most fascinating sea creatures—see the lives and curiosities of colorful fish and coral reefs—this spectacular volume has more than 300 color photos and extraordinary text from a leading marine biologist and underwater photographer, and the international expert on seahorses.In this richly informative volume, brimming with new discoveries and more than three hundred colorful images ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $1.45 AUD

  • Hunting the Hunters

    At War with the Whalers

    '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

    $20.99 AUD