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An Underhand Invention (2024)

Lieutenant Gilbert Maltravers is bored. It is 1912 and he has been promoted as fast as any in his Dartmouth class and is placed in a battleship where he can confidently look forward to promotion to post captain and a battleship of his own by the time he is forty. All...

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The Half-Bred Heir (2024)

Captain Nathaniel Perry has survived the Battle of Waterloo with some slight distinction, and finds himself respected in his fashionable mess on the regiment’s return to England. That is a problem, for he has no private income. He had managed well enough on his pay on...

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High on the List (2024)

The Call of the Sea series has more than 16,000 5-star reviews on Amazon Nick Turnhouse is now a senior captain, some two thirds of the way up the List, perhaps as little as five years short of automatic promotion to Rear Admiral. As such, he must accept more...

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Dishonour in Denmark (2023)

The Royal Navy is larger than it has ever been – nearly eight hundred ships and one hundred and twenty thousand men – and it is too small for the tasks demanded of it if the war is to be won. British hardwood forests have been destroyed, with the exception of the...

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A New Veneer (2023)

The World is turning upside down, and a few have noticed the fact. Fabius Verstappen, Lord Oakham, is now independent. The old Duke is dead and he is no longer sheltered under the wing of the Verstappen family. But he is rich, and intends to become richer. He will...

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The Great South Sea (2023)

‘The Call of the Sea’ series has received more than 12,000 5-Star reviews Bloody Nick Turnhouse has returned from Mauritius to Bombay, where he is welcomed with orders received from London by the overland route. He is to frighten the Spanish by showing himself in a...

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Adrift In The World (2023)

Bob Meiklejohn has survived the onset of the Indian Mutiny, coming out of the butcher’s shambles of the onslaught on Delhi with honour. His first reaction is to leave India, to go Home, to England where his father is settled. England, however, is welcoming but alien...

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Learning Anew (2023)

Thomas Stark has been put out to grass for the last six months, occupying a meaningless post as liaison to American forces who are not present in his part of Queensland. He is now rested and fit to fly and command, in control of his temper, drinking less and recovered...

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Distant Waters (2023)

The short-lived Peace of Amiens is over. Entered into in bad faith, the Peace has provided both sides with the chance to take a breath and restock their arsenals. Sir Nicholas Turnhouse, Bloody Nick, has recovered from his wound and is ready to go to sea again,...

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Perilous Shores (2023)

The five Fairfield brothers are recovering from the family split that has sent four of them over the seas, to India and the Sugar Islands, and will send two of the more unwittingly adventurous to the most dangerous coast on Earth. Only the Reverend Aurelius remains in...

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