Admiral Horatio Hornblower has given Commander William Brewer captaincy of the captured pirate sloop El Dorado. Now under sail as the HMS Revenge, its new name suits Brewer’s frame of mind perfectly. He lost many of his best men in the engagement that seized the ship, and his new orders are to hunt down the pirates who have been ravaging the trade routes of the Caribbean sea.
U. S. Captain Steve Cooper and Russian Admiral Leonid Gorshin were the very best their countries had to offer the field of nuclear submarines. They were professional. Expert. Confident. In control. But above all, they were rivals. So when the U.S.S.R. manufactured the biggest, sleekest, most advanced submarine to date, Cooper grudgingly phoned his congratulations to Gorshin.
Jake Bryant’s thirst for adventure led him to Alaska where he takes a job as a fisherman on a crab boat. Unfortunately for Jake, the hard work on the boat is the least of his worries as he and the other crew members battle more than the elements. They soon find themselves in the middle of illegal activities in international waters and begin the fight for their lives.
While the two superpowers are apparently relaxing under the spirit of glasnost, Nicholas Koniev, a Soviet strategic and technical genius and a Spetznaz-trained warrior, is leading a near-suicidal mission into the American submarine base of Bangor, Washington — home of the vital Trident missile subs.
The sea wolves were sailors born on the sea; they lived on the sea; their bodies were returned to the sea when they died. They traded, and raided, and ruled the seas. These eleven stories are about the harsh but free lives of these sea warriors. They lived by strict codes of conduct. The sea weeds out the unfit and the unlucky. Find out why these men and women were so feared by the land people.
The Third Chronicle of Tarcus.
The forces of war are gathering again and a desperate King Jeniel recalls Prince Ravian and his family from their self-imposed exile in a remote corner of Tarcus. Reluctantly, Ravian returns to the White City to find its forces woefully unready for the coming conflict.
The Second Chronicle of Tarcus.
Peace reigns over Tarcus following Prince Ravian's victory in the Great Sea War. King Jeniel has a new duty for his younger brother however, and presents his younger brother with a list of royal brides with whom a political marriage would be expedient. Ravian is thereby dispatched to new adventures that take him all about the shores of the Sapphire Sea and beyond.
Prince Ravian is born second in line to the throne of the island kingdom of Tarcus. As he grows to manhood and assumes the role of Defender of the Nation, it becomes increasingly apparent to the prince that this title will be far from an honourary one. Dark forces are gathering against the kingdom, forces at work both outside and within the White City's walls...