Britannia's ReachAntoine Vanner has just released the second book in The Dawlish Chronicles, Britannia's Reach. It is now available in paperback worldwide.

It's November 1879 and on a broad river deep in the heart of South America, a flotilla of paddle steamers thrashes slowly upstream. It is laden with troops, horses and artillery, and intent on conquest and revenge. Ahead lies a commercial empire that was wrested from a British consortium in a bloody revolution. Now the investors are determined to recoup their losses and are funding a vicious war to do so. Nicholas Dawlish, is playing a leading role in the expedition. But as brutal land and river battles mark its progress upriver, and as both sides inflict and endure ever greater suffering, stalemate threatens. And Dawlish finds himself forced to make a terrible ethical choice if he is to return to Britain with some shreds of integrity remaining…

Not Self but CountryDavid Perry has just released his first full length novel Not Self but Country: A New Nation Forges a New Navy. It is now available for kindle download worldwide.

This is a story of the men who sailed into battle against the mighty British Navy in their smaller, often obsolete vessels converted from merchant ships of the day — men with names such as John Barry, Richard Dale, and John Paul Jones.

Now you can experience the exploits of these men. At sea aboard a fragile wooden sailing ship of the Continental Navy, you find yourself fighting desperate battles against the world’s largest and most powerful Navy, Great Britain. Cover your ears! Cannons are firing everywhere — you cough on the pungent smoke, dodging and ducking as jagged oak splinters cartwheel past your eyes.

There is nonstop action in this exciting new book by a new author on the scene — David C. Perry. “Not Self but Country” is the first book in a planned new series telling the story of the infant US Navy.

Blackwell's ParadiseV. E. Ulett has just released a new novel, a sequel to Captain Blackwell's Prize, Blackwell's Paradise. It is now available for kindle download worldwide.

The repercussions of a court martial and the ill-will of powerful men at the Admiralty pursue Royal Navy captain James Blackwell into the Pacific, where danger lurks around every coral reef. Even if Captain Blackwell and Mercedes survive the venture into the world of early nineteenth century exploration, can they emerge unchanged with their love intact. The mission to the Great South Sea will test their loyalties and strength, and define the characters of Captain Blackwell and his lady in Blackwell's Paradise.

The AllianceS. K. Keogh has a new book which has just been released worldwide, The Alliance. The second book in a pirate fiction series, The Jack Mallory Chronicles, it is available in paperback and ebook versions.

Two pirates; sworn enemies. An alliance forged by blood... Jack Mallory sailed into Carolina waters seeking vengeance upon fellow pirate James Logan, the man responsible for his father's murder and his mother's kidnapping. But Jack never expected his well-laid plans to be foiled by a mere child: Logan's precocious six-year-old daughter...and half-sister to Jack. A deathbed promise to their mother inexorably binds Jack to the child and robs him—at least temporarily—of his revenge against her father. But the two pirates' tenuous truce will be tested when a mysterious privateer sets sail to end Logan's devastation of Carolina's lucrative sea trade. Will Jack choose to save his half-sister's father or will he ally with the privateer to at last see justice served for Logan's crimes

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With Commodore Perry to JapanA new book, With Commodore Perry to Japan: The Journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855, edited by John A Wolter, David A Ranzan, & John J McDonough is now available for pre-order in paperback or for kindle. It will be released on 15 November 2013 in the US and on 30 November 2013 in the UK.

With Commodore Perry to Japan offers a personal account of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry's expedition to Japan through the eyes of a sixteen-year-old purser's clerk of the USS Mississippi. The documentary edition, endorsed by the National Historic Publications & Records Commission, provides excellent coverage of both the political mission of the Perry expedition, the opening of relations with Japan, and of the social history of a naval warship as well. Also included are fifty-five illustrations ranging from hand drawn, pen-and-ink scenes of everyday life sketched by Speiden and other members of the crew to exquisitely detailed pith paintings by Chinese artists.