Nautical

Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks in the Perilous Age of Sail

By Mike Rendell - Published 2019

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NauticalNonfiction

Robinson Crusoe is fictional, so Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks begins as a study in English Literature, discussing the author, Daniel Defoe, and his ...Read Review

The Lusitania Sinking: Eyewitness Accounts from Survivors

By Anthony Richards - Published 2019

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NauticalNonfiction

What more is there to say about the Lusitania, the liner torpedoed off the coast of Ireland in May 1915?  Anthony Richards admits that ...Read Review

Honoring the Enemy: A Captain Peter Wake Novel

By Robert N. Macomber - Published 2019

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AdventureMilitaryNautical

U.S. Navy Captain Peter Wake of the Office of Naval Intelligence is tasked with assisting local patriots in Spanish-occupied Cuba in 1898. This ...Read Review

Death Beneath the Waves

By Anthony Palmiotti - Published 2019

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MilitaryNautical

In January 1942, U-124 sets sail toward what are considered to be easy targets—ships paralleling the Eastern Seaboard that have not yet been ...Read Review

Destiny’s Gold (Captain Jane Thorn)

By Pamela Grimm - Published 2018

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AdventureNautical

It’s 1820—trade restrictions in the wake of the War of 1812 have ceased, and Napoleon is safely ensconced on the island of St. ...Read Review

The Conqueror

By Aditya Iyengar - Published 2019

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Nautical

Although the novel bears the subtitle “The Thrilling Tale of the King who Mastered the Seas, Rajendra Chola I,” the narrative is told ...Read Review

Fortuna and the Scapegrace: A Dark Comedy South Seas Adventure (The Epic of Didier Rain)

By Brian Kindall - Published 2019

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AdventureNautical

Didier Rain finds himself in San Francisco in 1850, his clothes in tatters and broke. Discovering a coin, he uses it to pay a ...Read Review

Much Ado About Lewrie (Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures)

By Dewey Lambdin - Published 2019

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AdventureNautical

All seems to be going well for Captain Sir Alan Lewrie aboard his ship HMS Vigilance. It’s early in the 19th century, ...Read Review

Erebus: The Story of a Ship

By Michael Palin (author) - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

In 1826, HMS Erebus, a ‘bomb’ vessel strong enough to carry heavy mortars, was built of oak and reinforced with iron. In 1839, having demonstrated ...Read Review

Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

By Peter Moore (author) - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

Ranked among ships of historic note—Drake’s Golden Hind, Bligh’s Bounty, Franklin’s Erebus, Titanic—is the Endeavour, in which Lieutenant ...Read Review