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May 2010

 

Last month I was privileged to get an interview with Julian Stockwin ahead of the launch of his new novel in the Kydd series 'Victory' and with Alaric Bond who's new novel 'True Colours' is out this month.

There are 3 brand new naval fiction titles out this month together with some paperback edition releases.

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 which have been published or are available for pre-order

Fiction

Victory

Victory (Hardcover) by Julian Stockwin

It is due for release on 24 June 2010 in the UK and on 1 October 2010 in the US

Invasion

Invasion (Paperback) by Julian Stockwin

It is due for release on 24 June 2010 in the UK and on 1 October 2010 in the US

Non Fiction

The Battle of Quiberon Bay 1759

The Battle of Quiberon Bay 1759: Britain's Other Trafalgar (Hardcover) by Nicholas Tracy

It is due for release on 30 May 2010

Other Nautical Fiction

  None this month

 

Books with a release date this month

First editions or first paperback releases this month

Fiction

True Colours

True Colours by Alaric Bond (Paperback - Worldwide)

Exact date not known

The Pursuit

The Pursuit by Peter Smalley (Hardcover - UK)

It is due for release on 6 May 2010

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm by Peter Smalley (Paperback - UK)

It is due for release on 6 May 2010

Invasion

Invasion by Julian Stockwin (Paperback - UK)

It is due for release on 24 June 2010

Floating Gold

Floating Gold by Margaret Muir (Hardcover - Worldwide)

It is due for release on 31 May 2010

Non Fiction

George Washington's Great Gamble

George Washington's Great Gamble by James L. Nelson (Hardcover - US)

It is due for release on 7 May 2010

The Battle of Quiberon Bay 1759

The Battle of Quiberon Bay 1759: Britain's Other Trafalgar by Nicholas Tracy (Hardcover - Worldwide)

It is due for release on 30 May 2010

Pirate Fiction

 

Skull and Bones by John Drake (UK)

It is due for release on 27 May 2010

(No details available yet)

Other Nautical Fiction

  None this month

 

Author Interviews Last Month

(As this is the first issue I will mention a couple of earlier ones as well)

Victory

Julian Stockwin, author of Victory

Among the questions asked were:

The Battle of Trafalgar is probably the factual event in naval fiction that readers will know most about and has featured in many other novels. Did this pose any special problems when writing 'Victory'?

'Victory' completes the trilogy that has been building up to the climax of Trafalgar. What direction will the series take next?

Read more

True Colours

Alaric Bond, author of True Colours

Among the questions asked were:

You spent time researching Admiral Duncan for this book. He is not as well remembered as Nelson, what can you tell us about him?

What’s next in the 'Fighting Sail' series?

Read more

Floating Gold

Margaret Muir, author of Floating Gold

Among the questions asked were:

What made you decide to write your first book in the historic naval fiction genre?

What intrigues you about the period in which the book is set?

Read more

Fortune's Favorite

Christopher J. Valin, author of Fortune's Favorite: Sir Charles Douglas and the Breaking of the Line.

Among the questions asked were:

How much information about your famous ancestor, Sir Charles, is passed down through the family?

What inspired you to write a book about him?

Read more

 

Book Reviews

 

None last month

 

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