Books tagged: naval battles

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Ironclad Waters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From the opening shot of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, to the confrontation at Hampton Roads between the ironclad vessels Monitor and Merrimac, as well as Admiral DuPont's heroic capture of Port Royal, this book chronicles the naval events and battles that ultimately led to the Union Navy fiasco at Charleston Harbor.
Spies and Subterfuge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
Their mission compromised, Roberta and her friends will survive only by outwitting Fouché, Napoleon’s spymaster.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
World War One Naval Battles in South American Waters
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
At the start of World War One, the coasts of Chile and Argentina witnessed three Naval Battles: the Battle of Coronel and the Battle of the Falkland Islands, both in 1914, and the Battle of Mas a Tierra soon after. Close to the first centenary, they are the topic of this book. It includes maps, photos, comments from the Chilean (British) author and valuable unknown vintage photos.
The Greyy Area
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Captain Greyylene found herself in the custody of Horatio Washburn, on her own flamboyant terms. She pays her “debt to society” in the hole of a dungeon surrounded by other pirates, some of whom were infected with the Cradle Rock Illness. It was a good thing she turned herself in or the empire would have suffered horrible gruesome losses to the Illness.
Courage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
True love. The terror of war. Rejection. Separation. Reconciliation. COURAGE. France, 1790, and a nation is on the brink of destruction, a not so innocent flirtation at a glamorous ball, a Frenchwoman destined for the guillotine, and a British naval captain who has loved and lost her - these are the ingredients of , Courage, Robert Carter’s epic tale of love and war.
Armada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 222,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
Forget Captain Sparrow! Time travel to the real Caribbean of 400 years ago. See galleons filled with Mexican gold. Watch as Queen Elizabeth's ministers, Burleigh and Walsingham use Drake and Hawkins to humble the power of Phillip II of Spain. Feel the hopes and fears of Tudor England in this rich drama with all the historical detail of Patrick O'Brien and the storytelling of James Clavell.
The Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Trafalgar Dispatches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
Blue Fire Burning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,310. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Fill your sails and begin an odyssey that will take you beyond the reach of time and tide forever in Hobb Whittons' Award Winning, action-packed fantasy.