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Publishing Schedule

October, 2017
Inferno (Paperback), book no.17 The Kydd Sea Adventures (Trade Pbk), by Julian Stockwin

November, 2017
Halfhyde and the Flag Captain, book no.7 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

December, 2017
Halfhyde on the Yangtze, book no.8 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

Profile of R.F. Delderfield
R.F. Delderfield R. F. Delderfield, a respected author, playwright, screenwriter, and newspaperman, was born in Greenwich, England in 1912 and became a full-time author after a stint as a small-town reporter and an RAF hitch in World War II. According to The New York Times Book Review, Delderfield wrote “with vigor, unceasing narrative drive, and a high degree of craftsmanship,” and he described himself as “a compulsive teller of tales, a real chronic case.” Delderfield died in 1972.

Too Few for Drums
During the bloody carnage of the Peninsular Wars against Napoleon, British ensign Keith Graham and his squad become separated from their company. Alone behind French lines, the nine soldiers must work their way through a dangerous landscape to reunite with the British army. See Details

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Seven Men of Gascony
Seven warriors slog through the swirl and tumult of the Napoleonic Wars, fighting for their lives across Europe, until they confront their destiny at Waterloo. See Details

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