Nile 1798: Nelson’s First Great Victory (PB)

Author Gregory Fremont-Barnes has a new book which was released, in paperback, on 10 March 2011, Nile 1798: Nelson’s First Great Victory

On the night of 1 August 1798 a British fleet under the command of Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson met a French fleet under the command of Admiral Franois-Paul Brueys D’Aigalliers. By morning the British had won a near-complete victory: only two of the 13 French ships-of-the-line escaped and the rest were either captured or destroyed.

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Pirates Of Barbary (HC/PB)

Author Adrian Tinniswood has a new book which was released in the UK, in hardcover and paperback, on 18 March 2010, Pirates Of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the 17th-Century Mediterranean

Pirates of Barbary is an extraordinary record of the European renegades and Islamic sea-rovers who terrorised the Mediterranean and beyond throughout the seventeenth century. From the coast of Southern Europe to Morocco and the Ottoman states of Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli, Christian and Muslim seafarers met in bustling ports to swap religions, to battle and to trade goods and slaves – raiding as far as Iceland and New England in search of their human currency.

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Conquest (HC)

Author Julian Stockwin has a new novel which is now available for pre-order in the UK in hardcover, Conquest. It is due for release on 9 June 2011. It is due to be released in the US in October 2011

Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar removed the spectre of invasion and England is now free to seek conquests and colonies in the furthest reaches of the world.

Captain Kydd joins an expedition to take Dutch-held Cape Town, a strategic imperative to secure the rich trade-route to India. But even if the British can defeat the enemy and take possession of the capital, there is still more fighting to be done.

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The Mountain of Gold PB

Author J. D. Davies has a new novel which is now available for pre-order, The Mountain of Gold. It will be released in the UK on 26 April 2011

1663: While commanding a man-of-war in the Mediterranean, Captain Matthew Quinton captures a Corsair pirate under the nose of a furious Maltese Knight — the sinister Montnoir. But the ‘pirate’ is soon unmasked as O’Dwyer, a renegade Irishman with a fabulous yarn about a vast gold mine in the west African desert.

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