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Humble Launching, A Story of a Little Boy Growing Up at Sea (Book 1 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is the story of an orphaned young English boy growing up at sea in the 18th century and facing many challenges from the four terrible ship’s boys to a vindictive leftenant. We experience the Napoleonic Wars through his eyes and those of his friend, Thomas Murphy. It is pumped with action and still shows the challenges that will make Benji a fine captain under often near impossible odds.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.