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A Penny for Your Thoughts (The Million Dollar Mysteries, Book 1)
Mindy Starns Clark
Book 1 in The Million Dollar Mysteries A CBA Bestselling Author Investigator Callie Webber finds herself looking into the death of an old family friend for her employer. Almost immediately, Callie realizes she has put herself in serious danger. Her only hope is that God will use her investigative skills to discover the identity of the killer before she becomes the next victim.
I Love Crab Cakes! 50 Recipes for an American Classic
William Morrow Cookbooks
Where do you get the best crab cakes? Ask one hundred different people and you'll likely get one hundred different answers. Some swear by classic Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, and some by spicy Creole crab cakes, while others maintain that Pacific Northwest crab cakes can't be beat. In I Love Crab Cakes! , award-winning chef and cookbook author Tom Douglas brings the best of East, West, and Gulf coasts to the table and proves that the most ...
Nora Roberts Chesapeake Bay Saga 1-4 (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
The #1 New York Times bestselling author “continues to celebrate the healing power of love and family” (Publishers Weekly) in these novels of four brothers navigating life and romance on the eastern shore of Maryland. Sea Swept Rising Tides Inner Harbor Chesapeake Blue
Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood
An eye-opening look at aquaculture that does for seafood what Fast Food Nation did for beef. Dividing his sensibilities between Epicureanism and ethics, Taras Grescoe set out on a nine-month, worldwide search for a delicious—and humane—plate of seafood. What he discovered shocked him. From North American Red Lobsters to fish farms and research centers in China, Bottomfeeder takes readers on an illuminating tour through the ...
Dishing Up® Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors
Storey Publishing, LLC
These 145 delectable recipes celebrate the authentic flavors of Virginia, from oysters and blue crabs to wine, peanuts, heirloom tomatoes and sweet potatoes, Smithfield ham, and much more. Try Hanover Tomato Gazpacho, Ramp and Mushroom Strata, Crab Norfolk, Virginia Sea Scallops with Shallots and Walnuts, Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Hazelnuts, Oysters Bingo, Chili-Rubbed Pork Loin Roast with Wine Country Salsa, Indian Butter ...
Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy
Ian W. Toll
W. W. Norton
How "a handful of bastards and outlaws fighting under a piece of striped bunting" humbled the omnipotent British Navy. Before the ink was dry on the U.S. Constitution, the establishment of a permanent military had become the most divisive issue facing the new government. Would a standing army be the thin end of dictatorship? Would a navy protect American commerce against the Mediterranean pirates, or drain the treasury and provoke hostilities ...
On Toby's Terms (A DOG BOOK WITH A SURPRISE HAPPY ENDING)
Bettie Youngs Book Publishers, 2010
When Charmaine and her husband adopted Toby, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, they figured he might need some adjusting time, but they certainly didn’t think he’d be a holy terror, beset by severe anxiety and destructive behavior that would take a miracle to curb. Turns out, Toby routinely opened and emptied closets, turned on water taps, and pulled things from the bookshelves. Oddest of all was his penchant for locking himself in the bathroom, ...
Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942
Slaughter at sea—just miles from U.S. soil! In 1942 German U-boats turned the shipping lanes off Cape Hatteras into a sea of death. Cruising up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, they sank 259 ships, littering the waters with cargo and bodies. As astonished civilians witnessed explosions from American beaches, fighting men dubbed the area "Torpedo Junction." And while the U.S. Navy failed to react, a handful of Coast Guard sailors scrambled ...
Sailing With Carol: A Love Story
Sailing with Carol is about love and sailing; a childhood romance, separation, and reunion. First playmates, we became sweethearts until in the turmoil of the sixties, we walked diverse paths. Reunited decades later, we pursued our dreams, living an enchanted existence for twenty-one years, sailing our boats to faraway places. During those voyages Carol mastered her fears and honed the resolve she would so desperately need in the final years of ...
Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems
Sea Glass Publishing L.L.C.
Pure Sea Glass is an incredible reference for any coastal enthusiast. More than 200 elegant images by photographer Celia Pearson present some of the best sea glass ever collected, along with samples of the classical glassware that is often its source. Author Richard LaMotte provides tremendous detail on all aspects of identifying sea glass, its historical significance, ways to assess rarity, and the most advantageous locations and times to ...
R. A. Russell
Langdon Street Press
For Alicia Tilman, a seventeen-year-old girl on her way to Radcliffe, meeting her parents' expectations means everything. But when Dickey Samson comes around, Alicia defies her father's longstanding rule that she stay away from the boy, and is unprepared for the consequences that rain down upon her: a baby, a near shooting, estrangement. Learning the dark family secret behind her father's warning, Alicia leaves her home in Chesapeake, Virginia, ...
The Sharpie Book
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
The Sharpie Book traces the development of the sharpie from its earliest days to the latest plywood-and-epoxy designs; gives comprehensive instructions that can be used to build sharpies of all types and sizes; and includes more than a dozen designs and plans for sharpies from 15 to 40 feet from the likes of Chapelle, Kunhardt, Munroe, Boiger, Clapham, Kirby, and the author. A sharpie is a long, narrow, flat-bottom craft that evolved in the ...
The Chesapeake Series: Sea Swept / Rising Tides / Inner Harbor / Chesapeake Blue
Berkley Pub Group
A Land as God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America
Although it was the first permanent English settlement in North America, Jamestown is too often overlooked in the writing of American history. Founded thirteen years before the Mayflower sailed, Jamestown’s courageous settlers have been overshadowed ever since by the pilgrims of Plymouth. But as historian James Horn demonstrates in this vivid and meticulously researched account, Jamestown-not Plymouth-was the true crucible of American ...
Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830
Prof. John H. Elliott FBA
Yale University Press
This epic history compares the empires built by Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus’s arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century. J. H. Elliott, one of the most distinguished and versatile historians working today, offers us history on a grand scale, contrasting the worlds built by Britain and by Spain on the ruins of the civilizations they encountered and destroyed in North and ...
A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster Eating in North America
Passionate and playful, this is the first comprehensive guide to identifying, serving, and savoring one of America's original and most delicious foods. Considered one of the great sensual foods since the time of ancient Rome, eaten in the United States since its earliest human habitation, oysters are now seeing an American renaissance. Like wine and cheese, they owe much of their flavor to terroir , or the specific environment in which ...
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for ...
Sally M. Walker
How did the colonists of Jamestown and Maryland live and die? Forensic anthropology provides an incredible array of answers. Scientists can look into a grave and determine the skeleton's gender, age at time of death, nationality, and sometimes even economic standing within minutes. Laboratory studies can provide cause of death information. Once these details are known, some skeletons can even be matched with a name via the historical record. ...
The Butterfly & The Bull
Hadjer Publishing, 2011
A global financial crash causes the destabilization of the American government and results in a coup by the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Donnie McLennan, a Scotsman with an uncanny talent, is seeking his wife Ellie who has been abducted by agents of the state. In the process, he becomes involved in a conspiracy to restore democracy to the land of the free. Donnie goes to work for the resistance movement, led by the charismatic Phaedrus. He becomes a ...
Nora Roberts Chesapeake Bay Trilogy
The Chesapeake Bay Trilogy includes Sea Swept, Rising Tides, and Inner Harbor.
Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen
St. Martin's Press
In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skip - jack, a wooden oystering sailboat as they dredge for oysters—a favorite staple of iconic American seafood cuisine for over a hundred years. But this last vestige of American sailing ...
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