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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

The Otto Prohaska Novels
Lovers of great military literature rejoice! This ironic, hilarious, and poignant four-book series will delight and entertain--and leave you wanting more. Otto Prohaska is a loyal subject of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, never mind that the Habsburgs are over-blown, inept rulers and the bloated empire is bogged down in red tape that brings communication to a screeching halt. Otto proudly serves as a submarine commander in the land-locked empire's navy and even volunteers for a stint as a pilot in the under-supplied but over-rated air corps.

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The Otto Prohaska Novels
4 Volumes
1. A Sailor of Austria: In which, without really intending to, Otto Prohaska becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Habsburg Empire 2. The Emperor’s Coloured Coat: In which Otto Prohaska, future hero of the Habsburg Empire, has an unexpectedly interesting time while not quite managing to avert the First World War 3. The Two-Headed Eagle: In which Otto Prohaska takes a break as the Habsburg Empire's leading U-Boat ace and does something even more thanklessly dangerous 4. Tomorrow the World: In which Otto Prohaska carries the Habsburg Empire's civilizing mission to the entirely unreceptive peoples of Africa and Oceania

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"Stark realism and finely crafted humor . . . [Biggins'] use of narration, his thorough knowledge, and good technical details make this novel compelling reading." --Library Journal

“Biggins writes with a fine sense of the sea and a truly marvelous wit.” --Booklist

"Hilarious . . . devastatingly acute. It’s a book to cherish and reread." —The Historical Novels Review
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