Book List:40 titles
  • 1659. Lord General George Monck has set up camp on the Scottish border with his loyal army. He has plans to retire, to spend the rest of his years on his estates with his wife, Anne, and son, Kit. But the changing political climate forces him to marc...


  • The year is 1652. General George Monck has been through an awful lot since he sat as a prisoner in the Tower of London eight years before. He had led his men admirably through campaigns in Ireland and Scotland, but still storm clouds surround his fut...


  • Winter 1644, the Tower of London. Colonel George Monck has been charged with high treason. A brilliant soldier, admiral and military governor, Monck joined the King's men in besieging Nantwich. But the Parliamentary side's more disciplined army succe...


  • England, 1659. Captain Kit Faulkner’s house is prospering; his eldest son, Nathaniel, has recently returned from a profitable trip to Jamaica in the good ship Faithful, and his daughter, Hannah, has made a suitable match with a young sailor. But th...


  • An exhilarating high seas adventure set during the English Civil War. 1649. England has been torn asunder by a civil war that has pitted Parliamentarians against Royalists. Captain Kit Faulkner, bound to the Royalist cause, has been living in exi...


  • A thrilling maritime adventure, the first in a new series set against the backdrop of the English Civil War Bristol, England, 1618. Kit Faulkner is a young vagrant orphan, but his life changes forever when two gentlemen spot his potential and he ...


  • Among the coral outcrops of the island of Rota, lies the wreck of a Spanish galleon, the Santa Margarita - Spring 1601. This is a reconstruction of the Santa Margaritas disastrous last voyage, beset by an extraordinary sequence of typhoons and storms...


  • UNDER FALSE COLOURS - Captain Drinkwater, accustomed to commanding one of His Britannic Majesty's ships of war, now finds himself as a lowly shipmaster of the Merchant Marine. The disguise may not be flattering but the mission, conceived by the Admir...


  • BALTIC MISSION 1807: HMS Antigone is ordered to the Baltic. Napoleon's relentless advance across Europe has brought him to the very brink of Holy Russia. And Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is faced with the most perilous mission of his career. IN DISTA...






  • The final thrilling instalment of The William Kite Naval AdventuresThe American Revolution is in full swing, with Yankee privateers swarming in British waters. For ship-owners like Captain William Kite of Liverpool, ruin is only a gun-shot away.When ...



  • Wrenched by tragedy from a peaceful and respectable middle-class home in Victorian London, Hannah Kemball finds herself accompanying her father, Captain Cracker Jack Kemball, aboard the tea-clipper Erl King on a voyage to China. It is 1869. In shangh...


  • Captain James St John Stanier is back, and he has a score to settle…Once Porth Ardur’s Harbour Master, the ever-ambitious Stanier has been newly elected as the Commissioner of Celtic Lighthouses. He sees his elevated position as the perfect tool ...


  • It is 1843 and Captain Sir Nathaniel Drinkwater embarks on the paddle-steamer Vestal for an inspection of lighthouses on the west coast of England. Bowed with age and honors, the old sea officer has been drawn from retirement on half-pay to fulfill h...


  • Captain James St John Stanier, formerly Porth Ardur's ambitious Harbour Master, has now been promoted to Commissioner of Celtic Lighthouses. And from this elevated position he is determined to get one over on Septimus Macready, captain of the lightho...



  • It is 1814 and Napoleon has abdicated as Emperor of the French. King Louis XVIII is brought out of his English exile and escorted back to France by an Allied squadron commanded by the Duke of Clarence. The ‘Great War’ is at en end and Europe prep...



  • The year 1813. As the Grand Army of Napoleon faces defeat on the battlefields of Germany, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater succeeds Lord Dungarth as head of the Royal Navy's Secret Department. Before long he is caught up in a vast intrigue which leads hi...


  • It is 1811 and Napoleon’s French Empire dominates Europe. Desperate to stem the encroaching French tide and avert war with the emerging power of the United States, the Royal Navy orders Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater to the Chesapeake Bay to heal the...


  • Captain John Mackinnon and his ship, the Matthew Flinders, are embarking on their last voyage. Both endangered species, they symbolize the irreversible, quiet decline of the British merchant fleet. But this journey to Hong Kong will prove to be anyth...


  • The 10th story in the life of Nathaniel Drinkwater. Set during the Napoleonic Wars, it takes the eponymous hero from the stews of London's dockland to the island of Heligoland on a daring mission to flout Napoleon's Continental System and drive a wed...


  • Bringing his frigate into the shelter of the Pearl River on the China coast in the wake of a typhoon, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater becomes caught up in the turmoil following the British occupation of Macao...


  • From the tide-torn waters of the Thames, where Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is compelled to hand a deserter, to the seas off Cape Horn, storm-scoured gateway to the Pacific, the great cruiser PATRICIAN is tense with the threat of mutiny. Despite this...




  • In the seventh tale of the highly acclaimed Drinkwater series, Captain Drinkwater's frigate, HMS ANTIGONE, is ordered to the Baltic Sea in the Spring of 1807 as Napoleon's grip has begun to reach across Europe to the borders of Holy Russia. As countr...


  • In the tradition of C.S. Forester, ex-sailor Richard Woodman brings history to life in a rousing tale of daring deeds and clashing cutlasses. it is the summer of 1804 and Napoleon is massing his vast army for the invasion of England. His powerful Com...







  • GOOD FOR NOTHING . . That's what they said about the old Virago, a former bomb vessel now relegated to the role of service ship. But when Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command he is determined to restore it to its former fighting glory. Against thi...


  • In A Brig of War, Nathaniel Drinkwater is promoted lieutenant of the brig Hellebore. He finds routine convoy escort duties end abruptly when Admiral Nelson, pursuing the French fleet to Egypt, sends Hellebore to the Red Sea with an urgent warning to ...


  • It is 1792 and Nathaniel Drinkwater is back in the Royal Navy, this time appointed to the twelve-gun cutter Kestrel, commanded by the inscrutable Madoc Griffiths. With the gathering menace of the French Revolution, he is involved in secret and danger...



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    A cruise liner hijacked on the high seas...the terror is about to begin... As the luxury cruise liner Adventure sails from a United States port, a world-wide spate of terrorist bombing breaks out. At first there seems to be no apparent connection bet...


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    First-timer Laddie, nicknamed by the crew "Four-O" as the registers of the Fourth Mate, sets to sea aboard the cargo liner Antigone. On a voyage to the Far East he meets a bewildering array of characters among the crew with their own experiences and ...


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    During a visit to Hamburg in the 1930s, Jack Clarke discovers through a distant relative that the Germans have built a formidable super-U-cruiser. He informs British intelligence but this stretches his family loyalties to breaking point....


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    Fear and fighting on the High Seas: The first instalment of the epic historical William Kite Naval Adventures, perfect for fans of Hornblower When William Kite runs away to sea to escape a charge of murder, he finds himself aboard the Enterprize ...


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    Guy Edwardes, a retired soldier and adventurer, has recently returned from a single-handed yachting voyage to the Arctic.But when Guy returns from the icy waters of the Svalbard archipelago, he is a very different man to the one that cast off. He is ...


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    The Seven Years War is over. William Kite is now a successful ship-owner in Liverpool, but when tragedy strikes he goes back to sea, in search of solace. He becomes embroiled in the American Revolution but, far from recovering his fortune, he is forc...