Books tagged: age of sail

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The Captain's Nephew
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 97,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After a century of war, revolutions, and Imperial conquests, 1790s Europe is still embroiled in a battle for control of the sea and colonies. Tall ships navigate familiar and foreign waters, and ambitious young men without rank or status seek their futures in Naval commands.
Midshipman Graham and the Battle of Abukir
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
“Midshipman Graham and The Battle of Abukir is both a rousing Napoleonic naval yarn and a convincing coming of age story. The battle scenes are riveting and powerful, the exotic Egyptian locales colorfully rendered.” – John Danielski, author of Capital’s Punishment
Sons of Devils
Series: Arising. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
British scholar Frank Carew is in Wallachia to study the magic generator on nobleman Radu Vacarescu’s land. There, his party is attacked by bandits and his friends are killed. Pursued by a vampiric figure, he flees to Radu’s castle for help.
Servant or Slave (Waterman)
Series: Waterman, side stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Is service a privilege or a chain? Two young men face this question. Both live in the Dozen Landsteads, where life centers on the nation's Bay. One young man lives at the beginning of the twentieth century, the other in the sixteenth century. Both youths possess masters. But do the masters have their best interests at heart?
This Corner of the Universe
Series: This Corner of the Universe (TCOTU). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Anelace is sent to investigate accidents plaguing mining operations in a remote star system, Captain Garrett Heskan suspects more than random mishaps are in play. As the mystery unfolds, the stakes turn deadly in a race to expose the true threat while protecting the civilians in the system. Heskan's first command could be his last, as Anelace is outnumbered in her fight for survival.
The Threat in the West Indies
Series: The Merriman Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The year is 1793 and James Abel Merriman has been sent to the West Indies as Captain of his Majesty’s sloop Aphrodite. England's oldest enemy France, now under the control of Napoleon Bonaparte is in the throes of the revolution and also is at war with Austria and the Netherlands. At this point in history, February 1793, France declares war on England.
Jamaica Rum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Sol Invictus Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Wealth, freedom, and power... or perhaps the hangman's noose. 1672. The Caribbean. Diego Cargrave is a merchant sailor, restless with his life, and wondering what might be the cure. When an approaching ship runs out guns, and runs up the black flag, he and his crew mates ready for battle. He is startled to find he welcomes it, and the prospects now before him.
The Lake War: Kinkaid with the Inland Fleet
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This prequel takes us back to Kinkaid's first assignment as a Continental naval officer, when he is sent up to the New York woods to advise Arnold in the building and fighting of an inland fleet of gunboats to stop the British advance.
The Treasure Ship: Kinkaid and the Alliance
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In this fifth volume of the series, our intrepid captain is given command of America's premier warship, one of the finest ships ever produced during the Revolutionary War, the large and powerful 40-gun frigate Alliance, her mission to deliver 100,000 Spanish milled dollars from the Caribbean port of Havana, Cuba to the coffers of Congress.
Lost Haven (Waterman)
Series: Waterman, side story. Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Meredith has brought his beloved master to the island where he spent the happiest days of his childhood. But when danger descends upon them, they must seek refuge, and Meredith must confront the tantalizing sorrows and rewards of change. . . . This short story about love between two young men can be read on its own, or as a side story in Waterman, a historical fantasy series.