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When doing research for historic naval fiction books to add to this site I often find ones about  pirates. Some of these may be of interest to naval fiction fans so I am adding them to this index. If you are interested in purchasing any, and direct links are not provided from the book, please visit and search the online stores.

The Pirate's Bastard

 

Edward Marshall's future as a shipbuilder in colonial North Carolina is filled with promise until his past confronts him. Ignatius Pell, boatswain to Edward's errant pirate father, has a plan. It involves voyaging to the Caribbean to find hidden treasure once belonging to the pirate Stede Bonnet. When Edward refuses to get involved, Pell uncorks his final offer: blackmail.

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The Only Life That Mattered

 

The Short and Merry Lives of Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and Calico Jack Rackam. 

Based on the real-life female pirates of the West Indies, this novel of swashbuckling on the high seas in the eighteenth century finds adventure-seeking Anne Bonny teaming up with Calico Jack Rackham to raise the skull and crossbones over the Caribbean

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Hunt for White Gold

 

Sold by his father for four guineas, Patrick Devlin was working as a servant to Royal Navy Captain John Coxon when he was catpured by pirates. Now, Devlin has himself become one of the most feared pirates in the world - and Coxon his most bitter foe.

But in this thrilling new historical adventure it is not gold that Devlin is chasing, but something even more valuable.

The early 18th Century is obsessed with the flavours of the New World - coffee and chocolate. And only one material enables the kings, queens and rising middle classes of Europe to drink without burning their fingers on the handles of their cups - Chinese porcelain.

In a brilliant conspiracy story reaching from the unknown empires of the East to the restless new colonies of America, a letter has gone missing. In the letter lies the formula for the manufacture of Chinese porcelain, and whoever can find the letter can name his price - and even change the course of history, by enriching the nation that owns the secret.

Valentim Mendes, a Portugese noble who has crossed swords with Devlin before, now seeks to blackmail him into finding the letter. And wherever Devlin goes, his nemesis Coxon is never far behind.

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Brethren

 

Book 1: Raised By Wolves

The first of a series of Buccaneer/ gay romance adventures chronicling the relationship between an emotionally wounded and disenchanted English lord and an insane and lonely French exile, set among the buccaneers of Port Royal, Jamaica.

1667. Wherein, the Viscount of Marsdale, duelist, libertine, dilettante, and haphazard philanthropist, travels to the colony of Jamaica to establish a sugar plantation for his estranged father.

Once there, he finds he has much in common with the buccaneers of Port Royal. Thus he joins them and learns of the strange traditions, tactics, and customs of the Brethren of the Coast.

Falling in love, he partners with Gaston, the mysterious French madman known as The Ghoul, and discovers another as noble, disenfranchised, and scarred as himself.

Together, they explore an end to loneliness, and seek to exorcise the demons of their pasts, in a wilderness torn by war and ambition.

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Matelots

 

Book 2: Raised By Wolves

The second of a series of Buccaneer/gay romance adventures chronicling the relationship between an emotionally wounded and disenchanted English lord and an insane and lonely French exile, set among the buccaneers of Port Royal, Jamaica.

1668. Wherein, we follow the continuing adventures of the buccaneer Will and his beloved matelot Gaston as they contend with unexpected brides, the need for an heir, misunderstandings with the French, and Henry Morgan's ambitions against the Spanish.

Conflicts arise, as Will, former libertine and duelist, haphazard philanthropist and philosopher, negotiates an ever-trickier path betwixt the requirements of his remaining the Viscount of Marsdale and his commitment to his matelot.

Amidst this, Gaston, exiled French nobleman, physician, renowned buccaneer and madman, must learn to control his madness before it destroys them both.

Together, they discover how to nurture love and passion in the face of war, tradition, and the demons of their pasts.

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Treasure

 

Book 3: Raised By Wolves

The third of a series of Buccaneer/gay romance adventures chronicling the relationship between Will, an emotionally wounded and disenchanted English lord, and Gaston, an insane and lonely French exile, set among the buccaneers of Port Royal, Jamaica.

1669. Wherein, we follow the continuing adventures of the buccaneer Will and his beloved matelot Gaston as they contend with children, reluctant brides, an estranged father, and threats against all they love and treasure.

Trouble arrives, when Gaston's father, the Marquis de Tervent, comes to Jamaica to find the son he exiled, forcing Gaston to reckon with his madness and make choices the men never imagined.

Plots are revealed, casting doubt on may they consider allies, and Will must make a decision that will change the course of their destiny and the lives of all around them.

Together, they must discover how to forge their own path through a wilderness of betrayal, traditions, and the demons of their pasts.

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