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THE FOX AND THE HEDGEHOG: A Novel of Wolfe and Montcalm at Quebec

by Terry Mort

""Measured by the numbers engaged, the Battle of Quebec was but a heavy skirmish; measured by the results, it was one of the great battles of the world."" - Francis Parkman. When the British defeated the French...


The King's Own

by Frederick Marryat

From the Father of Modern Nautical Fiction The King's Own, written in 1830, was the second book from Frederick Marryat's pen. The plot takes place about the time of the Nore and Spithead mutinies (1797). A man...


True Colours

by Alaric Bond

The Royal Navy is immobilised by mutiny, and the only thing that's standing in the way of an invasion is a commander who is communicating with a fleet that isn't there. While Great Britain's major home fleets...


Journey to a Land Called Hope

by Mary Anne Butler

A New World - A New Beginning. In 1750 Heinrich Mueller, an immigrant German, jumps ship in New London, Connecticut after an altercation with the English captain. He is taken in by two locals, one of whom has...


The Temple

by Tom Grundner

It's 1798 and Sir Sidney Smith is languishing in "The Temple," France's maximum security prison. For the past two years he had been running the Agence de Paris-Britain's primary spy ring in France-from his cell....


Jackass Frigate

by Alaric Bond

How do you maintain discipline on a ship when someone murders your first lieutenant-and a part of you agrees with their action? December 1796. It was a time of unrest and discontent for Britain, made even worse...


SURGEON'S MATE: Book Two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series

by Linda Collison

Patrick MacPherson is a qualified surgeon's mate; but she's not the man he claims to be. It's late October, 1762. After surviving the deadly siege of Havana, Patrick MacPherson and the rest of the ship's company...


TRUE TO THE OLD FLAG: A Tale of The American War of Independence

by G.A. Henty

With 59 pages of additional articles, references, and bibliographies of recommended reading. It is hardly necessary to point out the significance of the American Revolution. Untold nonfiction books have been...


To Have and to Hold

by Mary Johnston

To Have and to Hold introduced 20th century readers to what would become the fast-paced historical thriller of today. Released in February, 1900, it sold over 220,000 copies in just twelve weeks, and launched...


Sir Mortimer: A Novel

by Mary Johnston

Another of Mary Johnston's dazzling novels of fighting, romance, and adventure-this time on the Spanish Main Sir Mortimer Ferne is a privateer-a legalized pirate-licensed by Queen Elizabeth I to prey on enemy...


The Mississippi Bubble

by Emerson Hough

The Mississippi Bubble - The Granddaddy of Financial Disasters In 1716 France was broke. A series of wars waged by Louis XIV had left the economy in ruins, the king in debt, and the government coffers empty....


BY CONDUCT AND COURAGE: A Story Of The Days Of Nelson

by G. A. Henty

With 78 pages of additional articles, references, and bibliographies of recommended reading. Great Britain is an island nation, which means it is critical that it control the waters around it in order to keep...


The Moghul

by Thomas Hoover

"...the finest book on India since Kipling." India 1620: India is ruled by the son of the great Akbar, and is about to pass his crown to one of his sons. Brian Hawksworth, ship's captain and emissary of King...


Caribbee

by Thomas Hoover

The Untold Story of the First American Revolution Barbados, 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and freeholders, of brigands, bawds and buccaneers. Where the flames of revolution exploded...


AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE: A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt

by George A. Henty

With 73 pages of additional articles, references, and bibliographies of recommended reading. In 1798, Napoleon surprised the world by invading Egypt. His goal was to conquer the eastern Mediterranean and, from...


Horatio Howard Brenton: A Novel of the Sea

by Edward Belcher

What were the origins of C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower series of novels? A good argument can be made that it all began here with Horatio Howard Brenton. In the early 1800's Sir Edward Belcher was a British...


Rattlin, the Reefer

by Edward Howard

If you like the novels of Frederick Marryat you'll love Edward Howard's Rattlin, the Reefer. Rattlin, the Reefer was edited by Frederick Marryat for his friend and fellow captain Edward Howard. For several generations,...


The Two Captains: Nelson and Bonaparte at the Nile

by Cyrus Townsend Brady

Two fleets, two perspectives, two lovers, and one battle-with the eastern Mediterranean and all of India at stake. This is the story of two "captains," Horatio Nelson and Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1798 Napoleon...


Royal Road to Fotheringhay: A Novel

The Stuart Saga #1

by Jean Plaidy

The haunting story of the beautiful—and tragic—Mary, Queen of Scots, as only legendary novelist Jean Plaidy could write it

Mary Stuart became Queen of Scotland at the tender age of six days old. Her French-born...


For Love of Country

by William C. Hammond

For Love of Country is the second novel of the early American republic in the nautical series from William Hammond. Set in the early 1780s in the years following the American Revolution, it features the adventures...