Book List in Order:15 titles

  • From the moment he is captured by Barbary pirates, Hector Lynch has led a life on the high seas that has taken him from the coast of North Africa, to the treacherous routes of the Caribbean, to the wide Pacific Ocean. This is the next in a series of ...


  • The third thrilling Saxon adventure. Rome, 799 AD: Pope Leo is viciously attacked in the street by unknown assailants. Sigwulf, a Saxon prince who has been banished to the court of King Carolus in Frankia, is sent to Rome as a spy to discover who was...


  • Privateer by Tim Severin is the fourth swashbuckling adventure in the Pirate series. Hector Lynch and his companions are in the Caribbean, diving to plunder a wreck on the notorious Vipers reef, when they are spotted by a passing Spanish ship. To p...


  • The Emperor's Elephant by Tim Severin is the exciting second book in Saxon, the historical adventure series full of exploration and captivating characters. Sigwulf, a Saxon prince exiled to the court of Carolus, King of the Franks, is summoned by t...


  • The first book in a brand new historical adventure seriesFrankia 780AD: Sigwulf, a minor Saxon prince, is saved from execution after his family is slaughtered by the ruthless King Offa of Mercia. Sigwulf is exiled to the Frankish court of King Carolu...


  • Abandoned in Peru, Hector learns that Maria, the young Spanish woman who stole his heart and whose false testimony saved him from the gallows, is now living on the far side of the Pacific. Hector's epic voyage to reach her involves a Japanese warlord...


  • Hector Lynch's tumultuous journey continues in this second rip-roaring seafaring adventure by one of Britain's bestselling historical fiction writers.Sailing across the Caribbean, Hector Lynch falls into the hands of the notorious buccaneer, Captain ...



  • It is Constantinople in 1035, and Thorgils has become a member of the Varangian lifeguard, where he witnesses the glories of the richest city on earth. He embarks on a campaign launched to recover Sicily from the Saracens. After years of traveling, ...






  • In 1001, the young child, Thorgils Leiffson, son of Leif the Lucky and Thorgunna, arrives on the shores of Greenland to be brought up by a young woman—Gudrid. Thorgils is a rootless character of quicksilver intelligence and adaptability. He has inh...


  • In London in 1019, a few months have passed since Thorgils escaped the clutches of the Irish Church, only to find himself at the center of a capricious love affair with Aelfgifu—wife of Knut the Great, ruler of England, and one of the most powerful...


  • Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick immortalised the idea of a battling white sperm whale roaming the ocean - but could such a beast exist?Writer and explorer Tim Severin travels to the islands of the Pacific to find out.From Nuku Hiva to the Ph...


  • 'His dedication will enthrall, entertain and educate' - DAVID BELLAMY 'A fine reporter and a literate writer.' - New York Times This is a book about a journey and a quest: a journey among the Spice Islands of equatorial Indonesia aboard a tradition...



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