• British Frigate Vs French Frigate: 1793 to 1814 (PB)

    British Frigate Vs French Frigate: 1793 to 1814Author Mark Lardas has a new book British Frigate Vs French Frigate: 1793 to 1814 which is now available for pre-order in paperback. It will be released worldwide on 21 May 2013.

    In the "Age of Fighting Sail" (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary sailors such as Edward Pellew and Charles-Alexandre

  • The Merchant Navy (PB)

    The Merchant NavyAuthor Richard Woodman's latest book The Merchant Navy is now available for pre-order in paperback. It will be released in the UK on 10 April 2013 and in the US on 23 April 2013.

    At one time British ships carried half of the world's trade, transporting all manner of goods from and to all four corners of the world. Two World Wars nearly destroyed that mighty system, yet through them both determined, brave and tenacious convoys battled through to save Britain from starvation. This book relates this entire colourful history, but

  • In the Hour of Victory (HC)

    In the Hour of VictoryA new book by Sam Willis, In the Hour of Victory: The Royal Navy at War in the Age of Nelson, will be released in hardcover worldwide on 1 February 2013.

    Between 1794 and 1815 the Royal Navy repeatedly crushed her enemies at sea in a period of military dominance that equals any in history. When Napoleon eventually died in exile, the Lords of the Admiralty ordered that the original battle dispatches from the seven major fleet battles in the period - The Glorious First of June (1794), St Vincent (1797), Camperdown (1797), The Nile (1798), Copenhagen (1801), Trafalgar (1805) and San Domingo (1806) - should

  • Treason's Tide (PB)

    Treason's TideThe second book in Robert Wilton's series about the Comptrollerate-General for Scrutiny and Survey, Treason's Tide,  will be released worldwide in paperback on 1 February 2013.

    July 1805: Napoleon's army masses across the Channel - Britain is within hours of invasion and defeat. Only one thing stands in the way - an obscure government bureau of murky origins and shadowy purpose: The Comptrollerate General for Scrutiny and Survey. And, rescued from a shipwreck, his past erased, Tom Roscarrock is their newest agent. In England, the man who recruited Roscarrock has disappeared, his agents are turning up dead, and reports of a secret French fleet are panicking the

  • A Baltic Affair (PB/K)

    A Baltic AffairAuthor Patrick G. Cox recently released a new novel, A Baltic Affair, which is available in paperback worldwide and for download on Kindle.

    Captain Petroc Gray, commander of the ship-rigged sloop of war, HMS Kestrel, is drawn into diplomacy, intrigue, and espionage when he rescues the Freiherr von Dieffenbach and his family off the island of Rügen in the Baltic.

    The Freiherr is an important and valuable connection in the struggle to beat the Napoleonic Continental blockade of British trade, and his daughter, Silke, is a delightful young woman with a quick wit, brilliant intelligence, and a keen eye for observing the events unfolding around them.

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