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

Pirates: Predators of the Seas (PB)

Angus Konstam & Roger Michael Kean are releasing a paperback version of Pirates: Predators of the Seas. Originally published in hardcover in 2007, it is available for pre-order and will be released in May 2016, on the 17th in the US and on the 19th in the UK. Authors Angus…

Review: Dockyard Dog by Lyle Garford

I have read many books which feature Horatio Nelson as a character, particularly based around his victories at the Nile and Trafalgar. In an interesting departure Dockyard Dog focuses on a much earlier period of his career, when his efforts to reduce smuggling in the Caribbean made him an unpopular figure…

Surviving the Essex (K/HC)

David O. Dowling has a new book available for pre-order in various formats, Surviving the Essex: The Afterlife of America's Most Storied Shipwreck. It will be available for kindle download worldwide on 12 April 2016 and the Hardcover and Paperback versions will also be released in the US on that…

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