Tom Bowling is a Londoner born into a seafaring family in the Neckinger, a part of Bermondsey allegedly named after the Devil's Neckinger or noose worn by pirates executed there.

He is writing a series of novels about Jean Cotterrel, set at the end of the 18th century at sea, in Britain, in the Channel Islands and in Revolutionary France.

Series: Jean Cotterrel
Year Book Comment
1794 The Antigallican Jersey fishing captain, Jean Cotterell is rescued by a French frigate off the Grand Banks of Nova Scotia

AOS Other Non Fiction

Series: n/a
Year Book Comment
  Pirates and Privateers This is a lively history of piracy, from ancient times through the Renaissance "privateers" with their Letters of Marque
  A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers Explores many of the myths and true stories about the notorious outlaws of the oceans

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