Category Archives: Sea Stories

Tile Artwork Tells Sea Stories of Pacific War Dead

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What really caught my attention were the small nautical pictures along the borders of the maps. To those who enjoy a good sea story, the colorful bits along the margin are sometimes the best part of the tale. Continue reading

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Top 5 Links to “Sea Stories” on Google

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Let’s put the Ships & Sailors Blog at top of the search result on Google when people search for the words “Sea Stories.” Continue reading

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Horror on the High Seas

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An excerpt from SAILORS TAKE WARNING A tale of horror aboard the USS Nimitz   Kate Conrad sat in the back of the stacks and watched thousands of books slide an inch over the edges of their shelves, and then … Continue reading

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Alcoholic Sailor With Serious Psychiatric Problems

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The sailor with the crack in his skull is, you guessed it, McGlue, our murder-suspect and main character. Continue reading

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Sea Bottom Science Fiction

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If you love gritty sea stories and grungy sci-fi, you’ll love LOW. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The North Water by Ian McGuire

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For readers who enjoy rough characters in harsh environments. Continue reading

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Making Peace With Japan, A Sea Story

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After weeks at sea, the sailors only want an exotic meal and a cold beer, but this port visit turns into a reckoning with history after they meet some friendly locals and find themselves Making Peace with Japan. Continue reading

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The Pirate, Part 1: The Traitor (Free on all eReaders)

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Not all Coast Guard sailors and DEA agents are squeaky clean. There’s plenty of trouble on both sides of the law. Continue reading

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When the Wife Sees a Picture of You in Sin City

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It’s a bad thing when you’re a sailor and your wife back home sees pictures of you on liberty in the Philippines. Continue reading

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“How much is your bar fine?”

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Chris drank a TruCola and admired the delicate line of Maribell’s jaw and her long black hair falling on petite shoulders. Maribell liked his clean shaven chin and the way his T-shirt stretched across his chest. She was relieved that he sat back and kept his hands to himself. Continue reading

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