David Hayes

About me

I run a website that specialises in naval and nautical fiction set during the Age of Sail historicnavalfiction.com
The site also includes listings for non-fiction works and more modern nautical fiction

From my website

Review: The Fireships of Gerontas by Alan Lawrence

The Fireships of Gerontas is the second book in The Continuing Voyages of HMS Surprise series which is a homage to O'Brian's work. As such it may appeal to some or alienate others, however, I prefer to read them just as naval fiction set against a background of events not…

A Treacherous Coast (HC)

The latest book in David Donachie's 'John Pearce' series, A Treacherous Coast, is now available for pre-order in hardcover. It is due for release in the UK on 17 November 2016 but currently is not scheduled for US release until 14 April 2017. 1796. Pearce and his wife Emily are…

The Seventy-Four (K)

M. C. Muir has just released a new book in Under Admiralty Orders - The Oliver Quintrell Series, The Seventy-Four. It is available for Kindle download worldwide and will be available in paperback soon. 1805 - Rio de Janeiro - Captain Quintrell receives orders to return to England. He is to…

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