AOS Pirate Fiction

 

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When doing research for historic naval fiction books to add to this site I often find ones about  pirates. Some of these may be of interest to naval fiction fans so I am adding them to this index. If you are interested in purchasing any, and direct links are not provided from the book, please visit and search the online stores.

Little Queen's Gambit

 

After a close encounter with the infamous pirate hunter Thomas Crowe at Aves Island, Captain Jake Hawking and his crew of the Broad-Wing take refuge in the pirate haven of Tortuga to unwind and spend some of the gold burning holes in their pockets.

While Little Queen conquers foe after foe in arm wrestling, Captain Jake Hawking meets a mysterious French woman who intoxicates Hawking with her presence and is in dire need of Hawking's help. But when things go horribly wrong, it's up to the Barbadian ex-slave, Little Queen, to lead her fellow crewmates of the Broad-Wing and save the captain before it's too late.

Little Queen's Gambit is a short-story sitting at approximately 10,000 words.

Little Queen's Gambit

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Duke By Day, Rogue By Night

 

Constance Danbury is fleeing an arranged marriage to lecherous Lord Burton, a man who has blackmailed her father and is nearly twice her age. Her escape takes her aboard a merchantman bound for Spain, where she hopes an aunt will help her procure funds to save her father's dwindling reputation. But fate intervenes. Constance is captured by a pirate with a wit and stubbornness to match her own, and a secret he'll do anything to keep.

Nobleman Percival Avery is a member of Nelson's Tea, an elite group whose members are first sons from every tier in society. Undercover, he disguises himself as a pirate to infiltrate the gang of cutthroats responsible for his sister's death. But when his vessel attacks a merchantman with valuable cargo, Percy is forced to choose between vengeance and saving the life of his commander's niece, Constance Danbury. Mutiny is sure to obliterate his well-laid plans. It also aligns him with the one woman sure to see through his disguise. Forced to play the fop by day to outwit his enemies, he masquerades as a rogue by night in order to avenge his sister's death - and to win his true love's heart.

Duke By Day, Rogue By Night

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The Rogue's Prize

 

Captain Henry Guffald is no ordinary captain. A member of Nelson's Tea, he's learned the hard way what treachery will achieve. As a result, he's sworn an oath never to give in to his ambition. Daring, proud, Henry sets out to rescue a comrade captured in Spain. But when his ship is attacked by a female pirate roving the Cornish coast, waylaying his plans, Henry is forced to make her his prize if he's going to save a good man's life.

Lady Adele Seaton has been raised in a family profited by a lucrative smuggling business. Though her parents wish otherwise, she would no sooner give up the call to rove than marry. But obtaining independence is a challenge when her brother faces a hangman's noose. Planning to save him, she captures an English ship. But things go awry and she is dragged home in disgrace, forced to ally herself with the one man with the power to anchor more than her ship - her heart.

The Rogue's Prize

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Scarlet Sails: Prologue to The Pirate Empire

1717

The year is 1717, and pirate Captain Scarlet MacGrath wants nothing more than a decent meal, a glass of rum and a good man waiting for her in the next port, but life rarely works out that neatly.

When the rum runs out, Scarlet sets sail for the mainland to look up an old friend. But friends turn into enemies pretty quick in this part of the world, and before long Scarlet, her crew, and the good ship Donnybrook are caught between the lawless Donnelly boys and the bloody-handed Red Ned Doyle himself. Can Scarlet use her Irish charms to free herself and her crew, or will it be cutlass and cannon?

An introduction to The Pirate Empire.

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Gentlemen and Fortune

 

The stormy seas of the Caribbean are home to rogues and gentlemen, Navy captains and pirates like Scarlet MacGrath of the ship Donnybrook. Join Scarlet and her crew of outlaws, misfits, and runaway slaves as they carry out missions of diplomacy, mercy and aggression. And it's Scarlet's turn to dance with death in the form of Navy Captain Robert Davenport. Scarlet's used to sailing close to the wind, but can she sail away from the HMS Nightingale and the long arm of English law?

Gentlemen and Fortune

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Bloody Seas

 

Pirate captain Scarlet MacGrath wanted to find safe haven for a boatload of Irish slaves, but before she knows it she's locked in battle with bloodthirsty natives and fighting even worse with her old flame, Conner Donnelly.

Next a simple raid on a trading ship goes horribly wrong, leaving the Donnybrook and her captain crippled. With their very survival on the line, Scarlet and her crew must find greater courage than ever before. Join Scarlet in her most desperate moments, marshalling muskets, cannon and magic against forces bent on her destruction as she and her crew sail The Bloody Seas.

Bloody Seas

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