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Publishing Schedule

October, 2018
The King's Privateer, book no.4 The Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures, by Dewey Lambdin

November, 2018
The Black Ring (HC), book no.2 The Nicholas Fallon Sea Novels, by William Westbrook

November, 2018
Halfhyde on the Amazon, book no.14 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

November, 2018
Halfhyde Goes to War, book no.13 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

November, 2018
The Bermuda Privateer (PB), book no.1 The Nicholas Fallon Sea Novels, by William Westbrook

December, 2018
Halfhyde and the Admiral, book no.15 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

December, 2018
Halfhyde and the Fleet Review, book no.16 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan



Profile of W. Clark Russell
W. Clark Russell William Clark Russell (24 February 1844 – 8 November 1911) was an English writer best known for his nautical novels.

At the age of 13 Russell joined the United Kingdom's Merchant Navy, serving for eight years. The hardships of life at sea damaged his health permanently, but provided him with material for a career as a writer. He wrote short stories, press articles, historical essays, biographies and a book of verse, but was known best for his novels, most of which were about life at sea. He maintained a simultaneous career as a journalist, principally as a columnist on nautical subjects for The Daily Telegraph.

Russell campaigned for better conditions for merchant seamen, and his work influenced reforms approved by Parliament to prevent unscrupulous ship-owners from exploiting their crews. His influence in this respect was acknowledged by the future King George V. Among Russell's contemporary admirers were Herman Melville and Algernon Swinburne.


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