Marcus Palliser was a successful executive who threw off the corporate shackles for a life of adventure funded by a second career as a writer. He was director of communications at a big computer corporation and left to live on a small yacht and sail the Mediterranean before crossing the Atlantic single-handed and then returning to Britain to write a series of historical seafaring novels, the adventures of Matthew Stalbone Loftus.
|Series: Matthew Stalbone Loftus
|Loftus leaves Whitby aboard ship, risks his life saving another and ends up on a Dutch trader to the Indies
|Devil of a Fix
|Loftus, captain of the Cornelius is forced into a plundering raid by the wily privateer, Sir Thomas Filligrew.
|To the Bitter End
|Matthew sails in a rescue mission to Hudson's bay. But the true agenda is to foil the French.