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  • The Sea Warriorsby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2002; US$ 15.99

    Extraordinary maritime heroes of the late 18th and early 19th centuries stride across these pages - some, like Warren, Pellew, Cochrane and Collingwood, are still renowned; others are almost unknown today, yet their brilliant exploits deserve to be pulled from under the long shadow of the greatest naval figure of all, Horatio Nelson. The Royal Navy's... more...

  • The Bomb Vesselby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    It is 1801. Napoleon is reaching supreme power in France and has allied himself with Tsar Paul of Russia. Young captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command of an old ship, the Virago , to be sent to the Baltic as a bomb vessel. Drinkwater's ambition is to turn it back into a fighting ship, but his plans are thwarted. At the same time, Drinkwater's... more...

  • A King's Cutterby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    It is 1792, and Nathaniel Drinkwater is back in the Royal Navy, this time appointed to the twelve-gun cutter Kestrel , commanded by the inscrutable Madoc Griffiths. With the gathering menace of the French Revolution, he is involved in secret and dangerous operations off the French Coast, including the rescue of émigrés and the landing of agents.... more...

  • In Distant Watersby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    From the tide-torn waters of the Thames, where Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is compelled to deal with a deserter, to the seas off stunning, traitorous Cape Horn - storm-scoured gateway to the Pacific - the great cruiser Patrician is tense with the threat of mutiny. Despite this, Drinkwater captures a Spanish frigate and meets the stunning Doña... more...

  • A Brig Of Warby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    Nathaniel Drinkwater is promoted lieutenant of the brig Hellebore , and routine convoy escort duties end abruptly when Admiral Nelson, pursuing the French fleet to Egypt, sends Hellebore to the Red Sea with an urgent warning to the British squadron there. However, Nelson's apprehensions over French ambitions in the East are more than justified.... more...

  • An Eye Of The Fleetby Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    Nathaniel Drinkwater's life at sea begins with the HMS Cyclops ' capture of the Santa Teresa during Admiral Rodney's dramatic Moonlight Battle of 1780. Drinkwater's courage and initiative are put to the test as the Cyclops pursues American privateers threatening British trade and he is later dispatched to the swamps of South Carolina, where many... more...

  • 1805by Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 3.99

    It is the summer of 1804 and Napoleon is massing his vast army for the invasion of England. Nathaniel Drinkwater has command of HMS Antigone , and he and his men are sent to patrol the Channel coast, helping the Royal Navy maintain a blockade of the enemy's ports. As Nelson's and Napoleon's mighty fleets draw closer to one another, Drinkwater is... more...

  • The Real Cruel Seaby Richard Woodman

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 11.75

    For the British, the Battle of the Atlantic was a fight for survival. They depended on the safe transit of hundreds of convoys of merchant ships laden with food, raw materials and munitions from America to feed the country and to keep the war effort going, and they had to export manufactured goods to pay for it all. So Britain's merchant navy,... more...

  • Raging Seas: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 2by Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 11.99

    THE BOMB VESSEL It is 1801, and Napoleon is reaching supreme power in France and has allied himself with Tsar Paul of Russia. Drinkwater is in command of an old bomb ship, the Virago , which joins battle off the Danish coast. Amid gales and ice, Drinkwater strives to save his ship and his brother. THE CORVETTE The frozen splendour of the Arctic... more...

  • The Rising Gale: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 1by Richard Woodman

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 8.99

    AN EYE OF THE FLEET Nathaniel Drinkwater is engaged in dramatic action off the coast of Spain in Admiral Rodney's famous Moonlight Battle and the capture of the Santa Teresa . But his adventures also bring rebellion on board and a perilous expedition into the Carolina swamps. A KING'S CUTTER Clandestine operations off the coast of France aboard... more...