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The Cursed Fortress AUDIOBOOK

The fifth book in the Carlisle & Holbrooke series of Naval Adventures is now available as an AUDIOBOOK The release of the Carlisle & Holbrooke Naval Adventures in audiobook format continues with the publication of the fifth in the series … Continue reading

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Cousins At Arms

I may argue with my brother, but I fight beside my brother against my cousin, and with my cousin against a stranger.* I’m pleased to announce that Cousins At Arms has been published in Paperback and Kindle and is also … Continue reading

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Holbrooke’s Tide Audiobook Released Today

The fourth book in the series is now available as an audiobook, again narrated by David Lane Pusey Holbrooke’s Tide is the first book where George Holbrooke features as a commanding officer in his own right. It is 1758, and … Continue reading

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Audiobook – The Jamaica Station

Great news! The third Carlisle & Holbrooke Naval Adventure – The Jamaica Station – is now available as an Audiobook, narrated by the wonderful David Lane Pusey You can download a copy from: Audible Amazon iTunes I hope to release … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Authors

I’m a couple of weeks late, but here is a rare photograph of a gathering of four naval fiction authors. The occasion was the annual dinner of the Society for Nautical Research on board the restored HMS Warrior in Portsmouth … Continue reading

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Treacherous Moon

I’m pleased to report that Treacherous Moon has been published in Paperback and Kindle and is also available to Kindle Unlimited subscribers. This is the twelfth in the Carlisle & Holbrooke series and it takes George Holbrooke to the expedition … Continue reading

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Falconer’s Marine Dictionary

Falconer’s Marine Dictionary is the most used reference book in my study. It was first published in 1769, so it’s contemporary with the era of the Carlisle & Holbrooke series. Falconer fills 328 pages with English terms, followed by a … Continue reading

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Carlisle’s Duty

The first copy of the paperback had just arrived. My friend Bob Payne painted the image of a fourth rate ship-of-the-line and an armed cutter, with the Pitons of St. Lucia in the background. I particularly like the way the … Continue reading

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Book Eleven in the Carlisle & Holbrooke Series

I’m delighted to announce that the eleventh book in the series is now available. CARLISLE’S DUTY is set in the Caribbean but ranges as far as New England and Virginia North America’s French and Indian War may be over, but … Continue reading

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Book Ten in the Carlisle & Holbrooke Series is now available

This is something of a landmark. 10 books published, 100,000 copies sold, 1,000,000 words written. We’ll be celebrating! Nor’west By North By late 1759 it is clear that France is losing the Seven Years War. In a desperate gamble, the … Continue reading

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