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May, 2019
Matthew's Prize, book no.1 The Matthew Loftus Novels, by Marcus Palliser



The Wicked Trade
The "wicked trade" is smuggling--customs men and smugglers battling over piles of booty. Surrounded by corruption and greed, Bentley confronts ever-more-ruthless companions and crew, while the shadow of his brutal uncle, Captain Swift, looms over him once more. See Details

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The Spithead Nymph
Needle delivers an unflinching look at the cruelty of slavery. The novel explores the repercussions of this degrading institution for all members of society: those who traffic in human lives, those who try to stop it, and those who stand by and simply watch the depravity unfold. See Details

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The Only Life That Mattered
Based on the true story of two female pirates and the man who accepted them as equals. Jack, Anne, and Mary cut a bold swath through the West Indies, living a life of freedoom--the only life that mattered. See Details

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Cornell Then & Now
Cornell University-a much-beloved alma mater and one of the nation’s most beautiful universities-makes for a fascinating subject in this showpiece volume. See Details

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Matthew's Prize
Struggling to adhere to his own code of honour yet seduced by life at sea, young Matthew Loftus carries in his heart the hope of reclaiming his rightful legacy and the woman he left behind. Fierce sea battles, lawless privateers, naval skirmishes and ruthless slave traders combine in a story set in one of the most colourful periods in maritime history. See Details

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The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower
Drawn from the Hornblower series as well as from Parkinson's knowledge of the Royal Navy, this classic biography of the popular fictional hero is a tribute to Forester's character. See Details

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The Guernseyman
Richard Delancey, ranked a midshipman, sails for New York, but the American Revolution and hostilities between England and France send him back across the sea. See Details

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Devil to Pay
Delancey lands a secret mission that goes awry, but his success thwarting the high-stakes smugglers lands him in command of a private man-of-war. See Details

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The Fireship
Passed over for promotion after Camperdown, Delancey is mollified by command of the antiquated fireship Spitfire. See Details

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Touch and Go
With his Royal Navy commission in hand, Richard Delancey is posted to Gibraltar to command the sloop Merlin for convoy protection in the Mediterranean. See Details

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So Near So Far
Disturbing rumors circulate about Napoleon’s new weapons of war: steam-driven vessels, new explosive devices, and a secret weapon which can travel underwater. Delancey’s wildly unorthodox tactics defeat them all. See Details

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Dead Reckoning
The exciting conclusion to the Delancey series finds Captain Richard Delancey heading for the East Indies and a rendezvous with “Fabius”—the sadistic enemy agent who has eluded him for years. See Details

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The Battle of the River Plate
In 1939, three lightly armored cruisers opened fire on the powerful Graf Spee, whose mission was to disrupt vital British commerce. Pope gives an enthralling account of the men, ships, and tactics which culminated in this great action. See Details

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The Devil Himself: The Mutiny of 1800
The British crew of the Danae--a captured French corvette--mutinied, sailed the ship back to France, turned her over to Napoleon and received a cash reward! From contemporary British documents and the dusty French naval archives in Brest, Pope brings to vivid life the whole curious story. See Details

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73 North: The Battle of the Barents Sea
A Classic of World War II military history. The remarkable account of the Battle of the Barents Sea, in which four British destroyers held off the German fleet. See Details

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Ramage
After his senior officers are killed in battle the young lieutenant assumes command and his captain’s original orders to rescue a party of stranded Italian aristocrats from Napoleon’s fast-advancing army. See Details

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Ramage & the Drumbeat
On a routine passage to Gibraltar, Ramage sights a crippled Spanish frigate and sets out to prove cutters can do more than carry messages. As Valentine's Day 1797 dawns, the lowly lieutenant finds himself supporting the British Fleet against the Spanish off Cape St. Vincent See Details

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Ramage & the Freebooters
Ramage must convince the mutinous sailors of the Triton to trust and obey him. It's a tall order, but more danger awaits in the deadly Caribbean where spies and freebooters prey on merchant ships, and Ramage must stop them at any cost. See Details

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Governor Ramage R. N.
Ramage and the Triton brig escort a convoy of merchant ships to Jamaica. The stakes rise as they fight to protect a family of French aristocrats, and an approaching hurricane threatens to destroy them all! See Details

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Ramage's Prize
Post vessels are disappearing, orders haven’t arrived in months. Ramage sets out to discover what treachery is abroad. See Details

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