Lyle Garford has just released the second book in The Evan Ross Series, The Sugar Revolution. It is now available in paperback and for kindle download worldwide.
In 1787 when a family of rich, young French nobles are inspired by the Marquis de Lafayette to serve the cause of liberty they travel to the island of St. Lucia to promote freedom from slavery throughout the Caribbean.The head of the family, Anton de Bellecourt, is willing to try diplomacy, but he believes it will take more than talk to achieve success. In secret he is soon distributing weapons to runaway slaves on both British and French islands, using fear of a slave revolution to force plantation owners to change.With plantations burning and owners murdered in their beds, Commander Evan Ross and Lieutenant James Wilton are tasked with finding out who is behind the violence and ending it. But French and American spies are prowling Caribbean waters and more is at stake than Commander Ross knows. With the beautiful former slave Alice the two officers are soon in the midst of a tangled web of conflict and desperate action, as cannons blaze amid bloody struggles for freedom.
Source: The Sugar Revolution (PB/K)
Helen Hollick has a new book in her Sea Witch series available for pre-order, On the Account. It will be available for kindle download on 7 July 2016.
Captain Jesamiah Acorne is in trouble. Again. Arrested for treason and smuggling, believing his beloved ship, Sea Witch, lies wrecked on England’s North Devon coast, his only hope of escaping the noose is for someone to quash the charges. That someone turns out to be his ex-lover – but there’s a price to pay.He needs to find a boy who has disappeared, and a valuable casket that more than one person wants to get their hands on. When people start getting murdered and Barbary pirates kidnap his wife, Tiola, his priorities rapidly change – but who is lying about what? Is returning to piracy a wise idea? Is Tiola having an affair with her mysterious Night-Walker ‘friend’?Meanwhile, Tiola has her own battle to fight – keeping herself and Jesamiah alive!
Source: On the Account (K)
Andrew Wareham has just released a new book in his Duty and Destiny Series. Far Foreign is now available worldwide for Kindle download.
Frederick is given worryingly vague orders to seek out pirates off the coast of Madagascar and then to escort pilgrim ships in the Red Sea. Suspecting ulterior motives from London, his squadron of ageing ships are then dispatched to South America to assist an unofficial British expedition that is expecting the imminent arrival of powerful Spanish relieving forces.
Source: Far Foreign (K)