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Publishing Schedule

May, 2014
Killing Ground, (Trade Pbk), by Douglas Reeman

October, 2014
Caribbee (PB), The Kydd Sea Adventures (Trade Pbk), by Julian Stockwin

November, 2014
Pasha, book no.15 The Kydd Sea Adventures (HC), by Julian Stockwin

A Sailor of Austria: In which, without really intending to, Otto Prohaska becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Habsburg Empire Book 1:The Otto Prohaska Novels

Lovers of great military history rejoice! The beloved Prohaska books are back. This ironic, hilarious, and poignant story, the first in a four-book series, will delight and entertain—and leave you wanting more.

Otto Prohaska is a submarine captain serving the almost-landlocked Austro-Hungarian Empire. He faces a host of unlikely circumstances, from petrol poisoning to exploding lavatories to trigger-happy Turks. All signs point to the total collapse of the bloated empire he serves, but Otto refuses to abandon the Habsburgs in their hour of need.

Trade Paperback, 376 pages
ISBN-13: 9781590131077

List Price: $19.95
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"Stark realism and finely crafted humor... 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


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