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The Unlikely Master Genius
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Thanks to his extraordinary intelligence, Able Six survived the workhouse to become a sailing master in the Royal Navy. Forced by the Treaty of Amiens to seek new work, Able brings his new bride to the St. Brendan's School in Portsmouth, England, where he will teach young boys plucked from the workhouse to be trained as navigators.
Ships and Sealing Wax and Many Things
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Paine, retired Navy commander and former secretary to the trustees of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, has authored a collection of true stories about fascinating people and places. If you have an interest in the sea,
Abigail's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abigail Cookson, daughter of the town drunk, whose mother disappeared when she was only seven, struggles to rise above the gossip and her father’s abuse. When she falls in love with handsome sailor Joe, she thinks her life has taken a turn for the better. Her job in a local department store and friendship with fellow employee Daisy set the seal on this new phase of her life.
Presenting Lady Gus (A Georgian-Era Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Her suitors keep dying! Augusta Brenville needs a wealthy husband to save her beloved estate, a seemingly impossible task when her suitors die before she can marry them. Until a seasoned captain arrives, a tad uncivilized for her liking but alive and willing. Can Rolf thwart an assassin with a penchant for poison, fire, and arrows, keeping himself and Augusta alive until their wedding day?
A Doctrine Reader: The Navies of United States, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain - Doctrine and Fleet Tactics in the Royal Navy, Paradigm Shifts and Doctrine, Naval Doctrine Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book informs us that naval and navy doctrine is not new and there is value today in reviewing the lessons of past doctrinal development experiences.
Crimean War Victoria Crosses: A Selection of Significant Awards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Crimean campaign produced a number of firsts and superlatives concerning the Victoria Cross. Among them are the first deed to be rewarded with the medal, the first man to be gazetted and the first to wear it, the most Victoria Crosses for a single action, and one of the most famous actions in British military history.
When Ship Bells Ring
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Lily longs for the day when her true love returns home from war, but as months go by without a letter, she loses hope that her happily ever after will come true. When his ship arrives, she must choose between her dignity and her heart's desire.
The King's Ships
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This book, Volume Two, continues Ranulf's story as he oversees the preparation of the King’s fleet of warships that becomes the embryo of our modern day Royal Navy. It should have been a straightforward task, but it became mired in the politics and greed of the King’s councillors, something that would never have happened if the King had been in residence.
Pirates!
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pirates! This word often brings to mind the popular image of swashbuckling heroes such as “Blackbeard” and his contemporaries, but some of the earliest known Pirates were women and one of them was none other than King Alfred the Great’s daughter; the Princess Aethelflaed. After the King’s death, the Princess took control of the embryo Royal Navy and took up the cause of ridding the British shores.
You're In The Navy Now
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Alan Higgins joined the Royal Navy at the outbreak of World War II, he was not yet sixteen years old. But his youth could not save him from the horrors of war and he was soon serving aboard the cruiser HMS Edinburgh. On May 1st 1942, HMS Edinburgh was sunk by a German U-Boat in the icy Barents Sea but Alan miraculously survived.