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Astrodene's Historic Naval Fiction Log Book - Your regular update of what's new in nautical literature set in the Age of Sail

March2016

There are no brand new naval fiction titles scheduled for release this month, but there is news of some recent releases and some non-fiction works due.

Brief information is given below with links to the full website articles.

Recent Latest Release Articles

This month articles have appeared about the following books:

Fiction

Dockyard Dog

Lyle Garford has just released the first book in a proposed new series, Dockyard Dog. It is now available in paperback and for kindle download worldwide.

Non Fiction

In Pursuit of the Essex

Ben Hughes has a new book available for pre-order in Hardcover, In Pursuit of the Essex: Heroism and Hubris on the High Seas in the War of 1812. It will be released in the UK on 30 March 2016 and in the US on 15 May 2016.

Other Nautical Fiction

The Downeaster

Paul Thomas Fuhrman recently released The Downeaster: Deadly Voyage. It is available in paperback and for kindle download worldwide.

Featured Author

Each month I provide a short bio of one of the authors on the site. This month we will look at Nicholas Nicastro

Nicholas Nicastro

Nicholas Nicastro was born in Astoria, New York in 1963. He has a B.A. in English from Cornell University (1985), an M.F.A. in film making from New York University (1991), an M.A. in archaeology and a Ph.D in psychology from Cornell (1996 and 2003). He has also worked as a film critic, a hospital orderly, a newspaper reporter, a library archivist, a college lecturer in anthropology and psychology, an animal behaviourist, and an advertising salesman. His writings include short fiction, travel and science articles in such publications as The New York Times, The New York Observer, Film Comment, and The International Herald Tribune.

He has written two novels about John Paul Jones

Books with a release date this month

First editions or first paperback releases this month

Non Fiction

The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of the American Revolution

The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of the American Revolution by Sam Willis (Hardcover - UK)

It is due for release on 11 March 2016

In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars by James Davey (Hardcover - US)

It is due for release on 17 March 2016

In Pursuit of the Essex: Heroism and Hubris on the High Seas in the War of 1812

In Pursuit of the Essex: Heroism and Hubris on the High Seas in the War of 1812 by Ben Hughes (Hardcover - UK)

It is due for release on 30 March 2016

A listing of books to be released in the future is available via the Releases Calendar

Book Reviews
Philip Nolan

David Hayes reviews Philip Nolan: The Man Without a Country by Chuck Pfarrer

Read the Review

The Pyrate

David Hayes reviews The Pyrate by Michael Aye

Read the Review

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