Antoine Vanner writes historical naval fiction. He previously spent many years in international business and also travelled extensively on a private basis. He survived military coups, guerrilla warfare, a militia attack, storms at sea and life in mangrove swamps, tropical forest, offshore platforms and the boardroom.
Antoine’s knowledge of human nature, passion for nineteenth-century political and military history and first-hand experience of their locales provide the background to his historical novels.
Britannia’s Wolf, the first novel in the Dawlish Chronicles series, is set against the background of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. Itwas published in April 2013.
Britannia’s Reach, the second novel in the series was published in February 2014.
The third novel of the Dawlish Chronicles is being readied for publication late in 2014.