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: Albemarle by Jim Stempel

From this side of the Atlantic I know little of the naval aspect of the American Civil War other than the Monitor/Merrimac encounter and a vague awareness of a Union blockade and Confederate blockade runners, therefore I was pleased to have the opportunity of reading Albemarle by Jim Stempel. The…

Knickerbocker Commodore (K)

Bruce A. Castleman recently releases a new book available for kindle download worldwide, Knickerbocker Commodore: The Life and Times of John Drake Sloat, 1781-1867. A hardcover version is due to be released in September. Explores the life and times of John Drake Sloat, the US Navy Pacific Squadron commander who occupied…

The Notorious Captain Hayes (K/HC)

Joan Druett's new book, The Notorious Captain Hayes: The Remarkable True Story of of William 'Bully' Hayes, Pirate of the Pacific, will be released in Hardcover for Australia and New Zealand readers on 1 August 2016. Whilst I understand that it will be released worldwide in due course, for those that…

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