George Alfred Henty (1832-1902) was, amongst other things, a correspondent during the Crimean war.
He was a prolific writer with over 100 novels to his name covering major events in history. They cover all time periods from the Saxons and Romans through to the Victorian era and all areas of the world featuring North and South America, Europe and the Far East.
Those novels which touch on the age of sail are listed below.
Many of his novels are not copyright in many countries and some are available as free eBooks in the online store.
|With Cochrane the Dauntless||A tale of the exploits of Lord Cochrane in South American waters|
|By Conduct and Courage: a story of Nelson's days||This story is of the glorious days of Parker and Nelson.|
|At Aboukir and Acre:A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt||The hero is an eye-witness of the famous naval battle at Aboukir|
|In Greek Waters||A Story of the Grecian War of Independence (1821-1827)|
|Under Drake's Flag||A tale of the Spanish Main|
|By England's Aid; or The Freeing of the Netherlands||A mainly land based novel about the struggle to free the Netherlands|