Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin / Beware The Bight Of Benin
  • Length:
    16 Books
  • First:
    January 1974
  • Latest:
    January 1992

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Espionage / E 0 Buy
2 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
3 Historical / H 0 Buy
4 General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
5 General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
6 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
7 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
8 (e) General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
9 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy



10 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
11 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
12 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
13 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
14 General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
15 Action Adventure / AA 0 Buy
16 General Fiction / GF 0 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Lieutenant Halfhyde


  • Book - 1

    In this time when Her Majesty's ships plough the waves with steam instead of sails, the outspoken Lt. St. Vincent Halfhyde has been censured once already for challenging his superiors. But the Royal Navy needs fearless, danger-loving, and eminently c...



  • Book - 2

    Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde is assigned a second in command of the heavy cruiser Viceroy and ordered to a volcanic island that has recently surfaced in the north Pacific. The Admiralty hopes to claim the island for the Crown and establi...



  • Book - 3

    Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde is once again despatched to Africa. This time his mission is to help capture a British traitor who carries secret blueprints of British warships. Assisted by a Scotland Yard detective and a handful of sailors...



    • / General Fiction
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    Book - 4

    With a ship to call his own at last, Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde sails for the Dardanelles in command of the little torpedo-boat Vendetta, part of a flotilla sent to rescue a Britsih sailing-ship unlawfully detained by the Russians. Unf...



    • / General Fiction
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    Book - 5

    In Andalusia, Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde is sent by the unpredictable Captain Watkiss on a secret mission ashore: to aid the Queen's Messenger who is being pursued by nefarious Spanish agents. But when Halfhyde discovers a plot to kill Queen Vict...



  • Book - 6

    The old iron-clad Meridian steams south on her last journey under the British flag, on route to her new home in the Chilean Navy. Using the transfer of the ship as cover, Halfhyde and Watkiss are on a covert operation to protect British interests in ...



    • / Action Adventure
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    Book - 7

    Sir Russell Savory - whom Halfhyde captured after Savory tried to sell naval secrets to the Germans - is in irons and homeward bound aboard the flagship Halcyon. When the Uruguayans have a revolution, throwing the British ambassador into jail they ar...



    • / General Fiction
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    Book - 8

    Far up the Yangtze River, the European presence in Chungking is threatened with rebellion and massacre by the Chinese. With the Russians and Germans poised to take advantage of lapsing British treaties, tactful intervention in rescuing the terrified ...



  • Book - 9

    All is not well on Zanatu: the idyllic Polynesian island is in rebellion, and the British Navy sends Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde to find out why. Halfhyde steams to investigate, braving typhoons and coral reefs along the way. But things go from ba...







  • Book - 10

    The daring Lieutenant Halfhyde sets sail with an unsavory crew of criminals aboard a merchant vessel bound for Sydney, Australia, and finds himself caught up in a dangerous sea chase with his nemesis, Vice Admiral Paulus von Merkatz...



  • Book - 11

    St. Vincent Halfhyde, now out of Queen Victoria's navy, and attempting to earn his living in the merchant service as master and owner of the elderly steamship Taronga Park, is on passage from Sydney, Australia, to Queenstown in the south of Ireland. ...



  • Book - 12

    Recalled to active duty and assigned to the old square-rigger "Glen Hallandale," Lieutenant St. Vincent Halfhyde is given the unwelcome task of transporting unruly, dangerous convicts to the South African wars...



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  • Book - 14

    A horribly mutilated corpse is found aboard the Taronga Park, and when Detective Inspector Todhunter is embarked to sail with the ship, Halfhyde is unclear whether the policeman's investigations are confined to the murder....



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  • Book - 16

    With an extended tour, during which his bravery and seamanship were put to the test, finally behind him, the intrepid Halfhyde returns home for a review by the Queen, and is assigned to act as a buffer between Victoria and the irascible Admiral Watki...