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  • Cook (K)

    CookRob Mundle's new book, Cook, will be  available for kindle download worldwide on 1 November 2013.

    Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorer of all time -- only the acclaimed fifteenth-century explorers, Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama, can stand with him.

    Bestselling author of Fatal Storm, Bligh and Flinders, Rob Mundle, explores the life and travels of James Cook in a major new biography for lovers of adventure and the romance of sail. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Cook unravelled the centuries-old mystery surrounding the existence

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  • Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812 (HC)

    Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812Tim Voelcker's new book, Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812, is now available in hardcover in the UK. It is also available for pre-order in the US where it will be released on 15 October 2013.

    Captain Broke's victory in 1813 over Captain Lawrence of USS Chesapeake, which was to have far reaching influence on the future of North America, did much to restore the morale of the Royal Navy, shattered by three successive defeats in single-ship duels with US frigates, and stunned the American nation which had come to expect success. 2013 sees the bicentenary of the battle and this new book seeks to

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  • Merriman and the French Invasion (K)

    Merriman and the French InvasionAuthor Roger Burnage has just released the second book of The Merriman Chronicles, Merriman and the French Invasion. It is available for Kindle download worldwide.

    Recalled home from the West Indies, Lieutenant James Merriman is promoted to the rank of Post Captain and given command of the frigate Lord Stevenage. It is known that the French are amassing an army and a fleet to invade Ireland and join with Irish rebels. If it succeeds then England will be ringed by enemy countries under the control of Napoleon Bonaparte, and only the navy stands between France and England.

    Once again Merriman is involved

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  • A Sea Unto Itself (K)

    A Sea Unto ItselfAfter a break of several years author Jay Worrall has just released a new novel in his Charles Edgemont series, A Sea Unto Itself. It is now available for kindle download worldwide. EDIT: I understand a paperback version will be available shortly.

    The year is 1799. The year before, Napoleon Bonaparte, the newest upstart among Republican France's generals, led a large expeditionary force across the Mediterranean to conquer Egypt, where he remains. Well enough; but why? France's enemies are in Europe, not Africa. Egypt, the fabled land of the Pharaohs, is of no earthly use to this young Napoleon. Or is it? Could it be that Egypt is intended only as a stepping

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  • Honors Rendered (HC)

    Honors RenderedAuthor Robert N Macomber has a new novel, Honors Rendered, which will be released worldwide in hardcover on 1 Septemnber 2013. It is now available for pre-order.

    It's early 1889. Germany is trying to add the islands of Samoa to its burgeoning Pacific empire. For six months, German and American naval forces have been engaged in an escalating war confrontation at the main Samoan island of Upolu. Warships are at battle stations. Reinforcements from both nations are on the way. The press in Berlin and San Francisco are calling for national honor to be defended. At any minute, open combat may erupt. All it will take is one miscalculation...

    Commander Peter

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