Author Richard Woodman’s latest novel A Ship for the King is now available for pre-order in hardcover. It will be released in the UK on 28 July 2011 and in the US on 1 November 2011.
A thrilling maritime adventure, the first in a new series set against the backdrop of the English Civil War –
Bristol, England, 1618. Kit Faulkner is a young vagrant orphan, but his life changes forever when two gentlemen spot his potential and he is taken aboard their merchant ship, the Swallow, to be trained for a life at sea. As he rises through the ranks, he risks all in encounters with pirates and French corsairs. Meanwhile, England edges ever closer to civil war, and very soon Kit must chose which side he will fight for . . .
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