Alexander Kent


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    Historical

    Sep-2016

    It is February 1813. With convoys from Canada and the Caribbean falling victim to American privateers, Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to pursue a war he knows will not be won, but which neither Britain nor the United States can afford to lose...

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    Historical

    Sep-2016

    The Mediterranean, 1793. Despite Britain's successes, the outcome of the sea war is still in the balance. As soon as his ship's refit is completed, Captain Richard Bolitho is ordered to join the blockade off the French coast....

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    Historical

    Sep-2016

    September 1804: England stands alone against France and the fleets of Spain, anticipating invasion. Vice-admiral Richard Bolitho has his own troubles to settle at home too. But his time on land is broken by an urgent summons from the King. Once more ...

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    Action Adventure

    Feb-2011

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 29

    Filled with high-seas intrigue and sharp tensions, this nautical novel takes an intense voyage into the heart of Napoleonic-era Africa. The year is 1819 and Captain Adam Bolitho has been sent on an urgent but risky mission to make a fast passage from...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-2008

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 28

    The war with France ended in 1818 and Captain Adam Bolitho is given command of the newly commissioned frigate Onward, He is sent to North Africa on a diplomatic mission to accompany the French frigate Nautilus in a show of solidarity. He knows he is ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2006

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    Action Adventure

    2006

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 3

    Bolitho stands on the brink of manhood and must pass his examination before the Navy Board to begin his true career as a King's Officer. Soon, he and his friend Martyn Dancer set sail to deliver the new schooner Hotspur to the Channel Islands. Bolith...

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    Action Adventure

    2002

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 28

    In 1817 every harbor and estuary in Antigua is filled with ghostly ships, superfluous in the aftermath of war. In this uneasy peace, Adam Bolitho is offered the 74-gun Athena, a notoriously "unlucky" ship, and as flag-captain to Vice-Admiral Sir Grah...

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    Action Adventure

    2001

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 27

    Summoned to the Admiralty by Sir Edward Pellew, Captain Adam Bolitho is ordered to sail his 46-gun frigate Unrivalled into African waters to aid His Majesty's campaign against slave-runners. Preoccupied with avenging his uncle Richard's death while c...

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    Action Adventure

    1999

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 26

    In the days immediately following Waterloo, the British fleet confronts a new threat: Algerian pirates preying on hapless merchant ships. Adam Bolitho, Admiral Richard Bolitho's nephew and heir, finds himself in command of Unrivalled, a new kind of f...

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    Literary

    Apr-1998

    The year is 1772, and Richard Bolitho is a sixteen-year-old midshipman about to undergo a severe initiation into the game of seamanship. The book follows young Bolitho's adventures as he intercepts and destroys a band of vicious pirates and then is s...

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    Action Adventure

    1998

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 25

    March 1814. Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to England from several months' rigorous patrolling off the North American coast. War with the United States has not yet ended, but news of Napoleon's defeat and abdication has stunned a navy and a nati...

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    Action Adventure

    1996

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 24

    February 1813: As American privateers pick off British and Canadian ships in the wake of the War of 1812, Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to defend Crown property. In the cold waters off Nova Scotia, he fights fruitless skirmishes with...

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    Action Adventure

    1995

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 23

    It is 1811, and in this, the 22nd Richard Bolitho novel, Alexander Kent's sensitive and compassionate hero is recalled to duty after only two and a half months' peace in Cornwall with his beloved Catherine....

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 22

    Returning to England after the dramatic capture of Martinique, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho attains an all too brief respite from war and politics. But the shadow of a new conflict already darkens the horizon. The old enemy, France, forges an une...

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    Action Adventure

    1992

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 21

    In March 1808, as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally Spain, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is dispatched once more to the Cape of Good Hope to establish a permanent naval force there. Setting aside his bitter memories and the anguis...

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    Action Adventure

    1990

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 20

    In February, 1806, the frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor off the shores of southern Africa. Bolitho's instructions are to assist in hastening the campaign in Africa where an expeditionary force is attempting to recapture ...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-1989

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 10

    It is 1792, over ten years after Britain's defeat by the American colonies, and that bitter humiliation still sticks in the Admiralty's craw. Now brutal smugglers, many of them naval deserters, occupy the Channel, plying their trade between England a...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-1988

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 19

    Antigua, 1804. Once again Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is aboard his beloved, battle-scarred ship Hyperion. And on this mission, death stalks him more closely than ever. In his aging vessel, he intends to brave the guns of French and Spanish defe...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1986

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 18

    The year is 1803. The ship is the Argonaute, a prize plundered from France. Its captain, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho, must sail through dangerous waters toward a final battle with the Argonaute's former captain, Admiral Jobert. Sailing with an i...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1984

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    Action Adventure

    Dec-1983

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 17

    It is the spring of 1802. The Peace Treaty of Amiens, signed only a few weeks earlier, is already showing signs of collapse as Britain and France wrangle over the return of colonial possessions won and lost during their long, bloody war. In the li...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-1982

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 16

    The year is 1801. After eight years of conflict, rumors of peace between Britain and France abound. But in the treacherous Bay of Biscay the harsh reality is war. Rear-admiral Richard Bolitho's small squadron is still repairing the scars of battle...

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    Action Adventure

    1980

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 4

    Despatched on a secret mission, the company of a 28-gun frigate must face the hazards of conspiracy, treason, and piracy. And recently appointed third lieutenant Richard Bolitho must learn to accept his new responsibilities as a King's officer....

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    Action Adventure

    1979

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 15

    "Ship cleared for action, sir!" The year is 1800. The fate of nations hangs in the balance as six British merchantmen lie captured by the Russians in neutral Baltic waters. Unless Rear-Admiral Richard Bolitho can win this deadly gamble and free th...

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    Action Adventure

    Nov-1977

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 5

    "WARS ARE NOT FOUGHT WITH HIGH PHRASES. THEY ARE FOUGHT WITH POWDER AND SHOT, CUTLASS AND CANNON, STOUT SHIPS AND GALLANT MEN..." Fighting from the blood-reddened deck of a great ship-of-the-line--boarding privateers from a launch in an offshore f...

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    Action Adventure

    1976

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 9

    In 1789, Europe was once again on the verge of war. Under orders from the governor of the young colony of New South Wales, Captain Richard I3olitho takes his frigate Tempest into the perilous waters of' the Great South Sea. His mission: to protect --...

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    Action Adventure

    1975

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 1

    Richard Bolitho - Midshipman October 1772, Portsmouth. Sixteen-year-old Richard Bolitho waits to join the Gorgon, ordered to sail to the west coast of Africa and to destroy those who challenge the King's Navy. For Bolitho, and for many of the crew, i...

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    Action Adventure

    1974

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 14

    The year is 1798. Napoleon's naval forces are amassing in the Mediterranean, preparing to annex Egypt, and it is there the newly promoted Commodore Richard Bolitho is sent with a small squadron of ships under his command. Alone in friendless waters, ...

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    Action Adventure

    1974

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 6

    APRIL 1778, ENGLISH HARBOUR, ANTIGUA As the French enter the American War of Independence in earnest, young Richard Bolitho is given his first command: Sparrow -- a fast, well-armed fighting sloop. At last he has the chance to prove his abilit...

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    Action Adventure

    1973

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 8

    In 1784, at a time when most of the fleet was laid up, His Majesty's frigate Undine weighed anchor at spithead to begin a voyage to India. As her new captain, Richard Bolitho was glad to go, despite the nature of his orders and the immensity of the...

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    Action Adventure

    1971

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 13

    In the spring of 1797 Captain Richard Bolitho brought his ship, the 100-gun Euryalus, home to Falmouth. But soon the flagship was pressed into battle, part of a hastily formed squadron chosen to force the first British reentry into the Mediterranean,...

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    Action Adventure

    1970

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 12

    It's 1794, and England has been at battle with Revolutionary France for almost two years as this sweeping yarn of the sea begins. Captain Richard Bolitho sets sail in the Hyperion with his untrained and undermanned crew for blockade duty off France. ...

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    Action Adventure

    1969

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 11

    This panoramic novel sweeps you into a dramatic period of naval history, as Britain fights the rising power of Revolutionary France. The year is 1793 and the setting is the Mediterranean. Captain Richard Bolitho of the Royal Navy is given command of ...

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    Action Adventure

    1968

    Richard Bolitho Novels - 7

    The year is 1782. England is fighting for her life in the bloodstained waters of the Caribbean as the frigate Phalarope plunges through shot and shell to join her hard-pressed squadron. Hemmed in by enemy ships, Captain Richard Bolitho finds that...

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