The Mariner's Ghost

The Mariner's Ghost

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by David Allen McWhorter
     
 

In the early 19th century, a 14-year-old English boy floats alone in the ocean, his ship and his family lost in a great storm. The ghost of an ancient mariner appears, assuring him that he will survive and that great things await him. Rescued by an English warship, John Terrell begins a life of service in the Royal Navy. With the help of his shipmates and his ghostly…  See more details below

Overview

In the early 19th century, a 14-year-old English boy floats alone in the ocean, his ship and his family lost in a great storm. The ghost of an ancient mariner appears, assuring him that he will survive and that great things await him. Rescued by an English warship, John Terrell begins a life of service in the Royal Navy. With the help of his shipmates and his ghostly mentor, his adventures begin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000901496
Publisher:
David Allen McWhorter
Publication date:
04/17/2010
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
90,292
File size:
476 KB

Meet the Author

A life-long lover of sailing and nautical fiction, David Allen (Al) McWhorter is a graduate


of The University of Texas at Austin where he studied media criticism and screenwriting. He


later worked in advertising and publishing before deciding to leave the corporate word behind


and pursue his love of music by teaching himself lutherie - the art of stringed instrument making.


Now owner and luthier of his own shop, SpruceHouse Ukuleles, Al divides his time between his


family, lutherie and writing. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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The Mariner's Ghost 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 69 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great little story! I enjoyed reading about John's adventure to manhood on the sea, his loss, his morals and ideals, his struggles and his loyalty. It was a fun read for a Sunday afternoon.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wish the authour would contine the series so i could spend a few more days sitting on the couch reading on me nook. I also wish that the series would be continued because im getting tired of re-reading again and again. I wish i could give it a higher star rating but the nook wont let me. I totaly big time recemend this book and i hope you engoy it just as much as i did. Recemended for ages 9 and up. Hope every one realy enjoys this book very very very very much. Just like me. :) :) :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this book a lot. It had all the action I needed and threw in surprising twists and periods of suspense. Yes I would recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well done story. It does remind me a bit of the Hornblower series, but still excellent. Please, you've left room for sequels, so I hope to see more of John and the rest.......
popeye78 More than 1 year ago
Wonderful story, did not want to put it down. Being Retired NAVY it made me long to be back at sea. Well written with all the action you could want.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An exellent coming of age adventure. I expect to continue following these Hornblower like stories.
Michael-Bradish More than 1 year ago
John is no Horatio Hornblower, but it is still a good read and one I can recommend to my grand kids without hesitation.  Now to find out whether Mr. McWhorter has done any more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a good read for fourth throw 60book i will deffenetly read it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Would recomend to anyone from 10 to 80
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read! Kept my attention from start to finish. I look forward to reading this author's work again!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this book about life on the seas and other bodies of water. If you like books about sailors and pifates and conspiracies you will want to read this book i would recommend this books for readers of allages.
lunatikchik More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed this - great for youth or adults!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BesT BOOK EVER
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This a well written book that keeps you interested for all 360 pages . No curse words and no sex scenes. Good for all ages. I did not think I would like it but read it straight thru and thoroughly enjoyed it.. Read it, it keeps you guessing. GJRA
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great story of triumph and second chances.
peninpaw More than 1 year ago
This was a page turner but aimed at the 13 to 16 age group. Would recommend for teens.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
excellent
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed all the action . Well writen.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really think that it was awesome and saddning being adopted i knoww the feeling that john had when lost his family
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed ... very easy to read and well written ... for enjoyment by young and old
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it i could not put it down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought from the title and description there would be alot more ghost involvment. But he only shwed up 6(?) times and said a couple of sentences then was gone
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book was very suspenceful and saddening. I like thar.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very enjoyable. Hope to see more from this author.