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  • 'A Sea of Troubles' Paperback now available for order

    A Sea of TroublesThe Paperback version of A Sea of Troubles by David Donachie is now available for pre-order worldwide. It is due to be published in 25 November 2013 in the UK and on 15 February 2014 in the US.

  • Lone Star Rising: T.S. Wasp and the Heart of Texas (PB/K)

    Lone Star Rising: T.S. Wasp and the Heart of TexasJason Vail recently released a new novel in his alternate US history series, Lone Star Rising: T.S. Wasp and the Heart of Texas, which is available in paperback worldwide and for download on Kindle.

    British forces spread across the rebellious colonies, crushing all resistance now that George Washington is dead and the American army is dispersed.

    But defeat is merely a reckoning postponed. A few die-hards flee west into the Tennessee and the unsettled wilderness beyond the frontiers of British control, where after many years a leader arises among them, Andrew Jackson.

    Yet the British cannot ignore these

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  • The Spanish Armada (HC/K)

    The Spanish ArmadaA new book by Robert Hutchinson, The Spanish Armada, was released last month in hardcover and for Kindle.

    After the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558, Protestant England was beset by the hostile Catholic powers of Europe - not least Spain. In October 1585 King Philip II of Spain declared his intention to destroy Protestant England and began preparing invasion plans, leading to an intense intelligence war between the two countries, culminating in the dramatic sea battles of 1588.

    Robert Hutchinson's tautly written book is the first to examine this battle for intelligence, and uses everything from contemporary eye-witness accounts to papers held by the

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  • Caribbee (HC)

    CaribbeeThe latest novel in Julian Stockwin's Kydd series is now available for pre-order in hardcover, Caribbee. It is due for release in the UK on 24 October 2013 and in the US on 1 November 2013.

    More than a decade ago, Thomas Kydd and Nicholas Renzi were in the Caribbean as sailors before the mast in the old Trajan. Now Kydd, a storied hero of Trafalgar, holds the glory of being Post-captain of the 32-gun frigate, L'Aurore. His almost unbelievable feat of self-advancement is the toast of his own crew... but the envy of others less blessed than he.

    After unremitting war a Caribbean posting seems a welcome respite. But, in addition to the balmy warmth and turquoise waters, Kydd and

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  • The King's Chameleon (HC)

    The King's ChameleonThe latest novel in Richard Woodman's Kit Faulkner series, The King's Chameleon, is now available for pre-order in hardcover. It will be released in the UK on 25 July 2013 and in the US on 1 November 2013.

    England, 1659. Captain Kit Faulkner's house is prospering; his eldest son, Nathaniel, has recently returned from a profitable trip to Jamaica in the good ship Faithful, and his daughter, Hannah, has made a suitable match with a young sailor. But the resignation of the Lord Protector, Richard Cromwell, throws England into uncertainty. Will the republic flourish, or will a King return to the throne? Kit is content to let matters take their natural course, but his

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