David Healey recently released the second book of The Sea Lord Chronicles, Ship of Spies. It is available for Kindle download worldwide.
Three weeks after Alexander single-handedly sinks three attacking Napoleonist ships, he awakens in a strange room to find that an assassin is about to stab him. He narrowly escapes by gryphon to the vast estate of his friend, Lord Parkington. Together, the boys return to HMS Resolution, but Alexander does not get a warm welcome. The crew and even some of the officers are suspicious and jealous of his new powers as an elemental who can command the sea.
Instead of resuming his duties as a Royal Navy ensign, Alexander is assigned to catch the thief who stole something mysterious from the American diplomat aboard the ship. He finds himself dodging more assassins, storms, lies and spies in a mission every bit as dangerous as what he encountered in "First Voyage." A climactic battle with the Napoleonist ship that seems just as interested in the diplomat's mission as the thief aboard HMS Resolution will test all of Alexander's abilities and bring him to the attention of a dangerous new enemy.
Author David Donachie's new novel, The Devil to Pay, will be released in hardcover and for kindle download worldwide on 20 November 2015.
Faced with a ship in need of repair, enemy attacks and the threat of wily Admiral Hotham, John Pearce is sailing into danger.
Meanwhile Ralph Barclay is on his way to the Mediterranean. Thinking his wife still with Pearce and that he can repair his marriage by rescuing her, he sails in pursuit, Hotham half-hoping he suffers the same fate as the admiral has in store for Pearce. Can John Pearce fight to first save himself and his charges from captivity and then to be free from the enemy? It is a battle that will require all of his wits.
M. Kei has just released a new novel in his Pirates of the Narrow Seas series, The Sea Leopard. It is is now available worldwide for Kindle download. EDIT: The book is now also available in paperback.
Isam Rais, captain of the xebec, Sea Leopard, is on a swashbuckling adventure in the Mediterranean Sea. Battling unfriendly allies as much as his enemies, he plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with a much more powerful frigate, only to see victory snatched from his grasp by the resolution of the opposing captain. In debt and needing to repair his fortunes, he accepts a dangerous commission from the Dey of the Sallee Republic to hunt pirates—Muslim pirates—disloyal to the country that gives them refuge. Isam finds himself on the unpopular side in a battle of corsair against corsair. In the midst of storm and bloodshed, he is rescued by a mysterious veiled woman in a fateful meeting that will change his life forever.
M. Howard Morgan has a new book available for pre-order on kindle, The Glorious First. It will be released worldwide on 28 October 2014.
War with Revolutionary France takes Lieutenant Vizzard to the coasts of France. He is to escort a government agent known to carry valuable intelligence of vital importance to Prime Minister Pitt's government. Captured by a traitor he must escape France. Can he trust the beautiful Frenchwoman who befriends him?
His work leads directly to the first fleet action of the Revolutionary War with France and to the battle known in Britain as The Glorious First of June where heroes and cowards will die together.
Les Eldridge has released a new book which is now available for kindle download worldwide, The Chilean Corvette.
It is 1866. The Civil War is over, the Confederate Navy is gone, and the Union Navy is 90% smaller. Thousands of out-of-work sailors flock to the navies and merchant fleets of other nations. Former Confederate Commodore John Randolph Tucker is hired by Peru and Chile to lead their combined fleets against the might of the Spanish Navy in the War of the Chincha Islands.
After Rory's April wedding in Ireland, and Tobias' engagement, Rory is summoned by Tucker to join his Peruvian/Chilean staff. Rory becomes commander of the Chilean/Peruvian Atlantic Squadron. He recruits Tobias and a host of Irish-American sailor-members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, the "Fenians," thirsting for adventure, employment and training for the forthcoming Fenian uprising against Britain in 1867.
Together, Rory and Tobias lead the squadron as it carries out Peruvian President Mariano Prado's plan to attack Spanish possessions in the Atlantic, and Spain herself. The Spanish Navy is thrown in chaos as our heroes use steam fireships to destroy the massive wooden warships of Spain, risking their lives in the process.