Book List in Order: 21 titles

  • The Auriga is an ordinary ship, making a perfectly ordinary voyage across the North Sea from Helsinki to the Firth of Forth - until an unfortunate, but nevertheless fairly ordinary, event forces her Chief Steward to rapidly rethink his me...


  • The second of two Callison cliff hangers featuring Brevet Cable, reluctant hero of 'A Plague of Sailors' and the most irregular merchant seaman ever to sail during the Cold War, as he plunges yet again into a further calamitous adventure.Tension reac...


  • Although the fifth and final adventure in Brian Callison's much lauded 'Captain Edward Trapp' series, this saga, TRAPP'S SECRET WAR, actually returns us to the avaricious Captain's further catastrophic and - until only recently, officially blanketed ...


  • Winter gale force ten off the North African coast. 'Tactician', a battered old deep-sea salvage tug with a fruitless trip behind her and the UK bailiffs waiting ahead, claws her way through mountainous seas. Now only a miracle, and a pretty profitabl...


  • The first of two Callison thrillers featuring First Mate Brevet Cable, the most unorthodox merchant seaman ever to sail during the Cold War. It is just before dawn in a remote Scottish glen. At the main gate of what appears to be a hydro-electric sta...


  • Twenty years ago he'd been Captain Michael Crofts, Parachute Regiment - before the mercenary recruiters had bought him and his ideals had expired along with the blood of too many men. Now he's retired … or he thinks he's retired. So determinedly re...


  • In 1941 the "Cyclops" was torpedoed and subsequently sank. Twenty-five years later, the "Cyclops" is discovered. Virtually undamaged, she lies rotting in the land-locked harbour of Quintanilha de Almeida - several hundred miles from her radioed posit...


  • From a master of maritime adventure and suspense comes an engrossing and alarming tale of disaster on a North Sea ferry. The passengers boarding the Orion Venturer have no idea that the sturdy-looking ferry that is to take them across the North Sea i...


  • The new Edward Trapp adventure - 1943. World War Two. A Russian convoy fights its violent, wreckage-strewn course across the Arctic Circle towards Murmansk. Only one ship survives the coffin ship Charon and her complement of misfits, captained by the...






  • A new title from this bestselling author set in Cyprus and Germany - Cyprus, 1957. Bill Walker is a veteran Royal Military Police staff sergeant something of a legend within the Corps, albeit a tarnished one. Major Steadman is a murderous psychopath ...


  • At the end of World War II, Nazi war treasure was hidden by British soldiers within the structure of a Russian ship. Now, fifty years later, with the Cold War well and truly over, the people who hid the treasure are trying to recover it, leaving behi...


  • From a master of maritime adventure and suspense comes an engrossing and alarming tale of disaster on a North Sea ferry.The passengers boarding the Orion Venturer have no idea that the sturdy-looking ferry that is to take them across the North Sea is...


  • Hapless Mr Miller, the mate, and narrator of the Trapp adventures, is still congratulating himself for having escaped alive from the last adventure, when Trapp narrowly avoided starting World War III, and is hoping that he will never see Captain Trap...



  • Having exploited the Royal Navy as a profit-making enterprise in 'Trapp's War', and instigated that homicidal clash between Arab and Chinese underworld oligarchs in 'Trapp's Peace', the Captain is back, as unrepentantly bloody-mi...




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    December 1941, some two hundred miles off the Brazilian coastline. A time of war at sea and sudden death, of prowling U-boats and Kriegsmarine surface raiders. A time of nerve-rending anticipation for the crew of the British merchantman *Maya Star...


  • Three minutes before the collision, the second mate caught a glimpse of a foam-shrouded shape lurking half a mile ahead. Fourteen minutes afterwards, the ship plunged beneath the icy waters of the North Sea. Into this brief space of time is packed a ...






  • November 29, 1941: 0530 hrs. At sea, three thousand yards off the blacked-out coast of Occupied Norway two ditched Luftwaffe air crew toss in a yellow dinghy. One is dead, his companion close to death. As their rubber coffin roller-coasters crazil...


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    To the layman's eye, the supertanker Calauria seems almost invulnerable. Longer than two football pitches, wider than a ten-lane highway, higher than a seven-story office block, the colossus is deep-laden with crude oil - enough, once refined, to kee...