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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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  • Admiralty Orders (PB/K)

    Admiralty OrdersAuthor M. C. Muir's new novel, Admiralty Orders, can now be downloaded worldwide for Kindle and will be available in paperback within the next few weeks.

    Book 3 in the Oliver Quintrell Series, sees Captain Quintrell facing life-threatening events over which he has no control. Ordered to sail to Gibraltar in the late summer of 1804, his ship soon becomes hemmed in, not by Spanish gunboats or French ships of the line, but by the Quarantine Regulations which close the port around him. Unable to halt the loss of life from a raging epidemic, he strives to do his part to help save the Colony when it is at its most vulnerable.

    This nautical fiction adventure is

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  • The Birth of the Royal Marines: 1664-1802 (HC)

    The Birth of the Royal Marines: 1664-1802A new book by Britt Zerbe, The Birth of the Royal Marines: 1664-1802, was recently released in hardcover in the UK. It is also available for pre-order in the US where it will be released on 15 October 2013.

    The Royal Marines come from a long and proud tradition dating back to 1664. However, the first incarnation of the service, the Marine Regiments, was plagued by structural and operational difficulties. The formation of the British Marine Corps at the onset of the Seven Years War in 1755 was a defining moment, for this was the first time the government gave operational priority to the Navy. Following many trials and

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  • Man in the Crescent Moon (PB/K)

    Man in the Crescent MoonM. Kei has just released a new prequel novel in his Pirates of the Narrow Seas series, Man in the Crescent Moon. It is is now available worldwide in paperback and for Kindle download.

    Man in the Crescent Moon is the latest adventure in the swashbuckling Pirates of the Narrow Seas series. Isam Tangueli is a gangly youth of nineteen, longing to leave home and become a famous corsair, and trying to understand his attraction to men. He joins the crew of the Grey Wolf and fights the Spanish on land, at sea, and under water. Under the command of the short but feisty Rajet Rais, young Isam learns the skills of navigation and leadership necessary to become "Captain Tangle,"

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