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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

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October 2010

It has been a quiet month for new naval fiction but there are a few releases to mention.

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


The Pursuit

The Pursuit (Paperback) by Peter Smalley

It is due for release on 5 May 2011 in the UK

Featured Author

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

Anthony Forrest is a pseudonym for writers Norman MacKenzie and Anthony Brown. They wrote a series of books about Captain John Justice. These books may appeal to both readers of spy novels and mysteries, as well as to those who enjoy Historical Naval Fiction. Each of the books is based on an historical event andCaptain Justice, who is an agent for the British admiralty, finds himself deep in the plots and actions surrounding it.

Books with a release date this month

First editions or first paperback releases this month



Victory by Julian Stockwin (Hardcover - US)

It is due for release on 1 October 2010


Invasion by Julian Stockwin (Paperback - US)

It is due for release on 1 October 2010

For Love of Country

For Love of Country by William C. Hammond (Hardcover - Worldwide)

It is due for release on 15 October 2010

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