Search

Quarterdeck is a free quarterly e-journal-edited by George Jepson-for fans of historical fiction and covering news from McBooks Press and all other publishers, authors, and artists. Click here to see the latest issue, back issues, or to subscribe.




Publishing Schedule



Killing Ground
1942. Lieutenant-Commander David Howard’s orders were chillingly clear. There could be no mercy. To the men who fought to protect the vital, threatened Merchant Navy convoys in the Western Approaches, the Battle of the Atlantic was full-scale war. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $19.95
Our Price: $13.97
You Save: $5.98

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Battlecruiser
It's 1943, and the seas are haunted by Hitler's deadly U-boats and cruisers. After the mysterious death of the Reliant's last captain, Guy Sherbrooke is given command of the legendary battlecruiser. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $22.95
Our Price: $16.07
You Save: $6.88

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Knife Edge
1970. Lieutenant Colonel Mike Blackwood’s son Ross is featured. From vicious guerrilla warfare in Malaysia, through the moral and political minefields of Northern Ireland, to the unpredictable South Atlantic, Ross is true to the tradition of the Royal Marines. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $21.95
Our Price: $15.37
You Save: $6.58

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
For Valour
The vital northern convoys must get through at any cost. And for the British destroyers assigned to escort them through the bitter arctic sea, the odds of success are long. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $22.95
Our Price: $16.07
You Save: $6.88

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Twelve Seconds to Live
When you hear the quiet whirr of an impartial killer—you have twelve seconds to live. Defusing mines requires steady nerves, steady hands—and an intrepid flirtation with death. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $23.95
Our Price: $16.77
You Save: $7.18

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
The Pride and the Anguish
Singapore, November, 1941 . . . They called it the "Gibraltar of the Far East"—a British rock that could not be taken. But suddenly, in a lightning blow, Singapore may be defeated. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $18.95
Our Price: $13.27
You Save: $5.68

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
A Dawn Like Thunder
Burmese Coast, 1944 . . . After four years, the tide of war is turning in North Africa and Europe. The conflict in Southeast Asia, however, has reached new heights of savagery. The Special Operations mission off the Burmese coast requires volunteers. Both men with nothing to live for as well as men with everything to lose. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $17.95
Our Price: $12.57
You Save: $5.38

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Send a Gunboat
The orders from the Admiralty to the Captain were explicit. He was to take his ship to the small island of Santu, which lay under threat of invasion from the Communist mainland of China, and evacuate the British colony there. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $18.95
Our Price: $13.27
You Save: $5.68

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Winged Escort
As the grim years of the Second World War go by, the destruction of Allied shipping mounts. Out of the terrible loss of men and ships, the escort carrier is born. They were typically half the length and a third the displacement of larger fleet carriers. While they were slower, carried fewer planes and were less well armed and armored, escort carriers were cheaper and could be built quickly, which was their principal advantage. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $18.95
Our Price: $13.27
You Save: $5.68

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
The Yarn of Old Harbour Town
A sea captain's search for his kidnapped daughter is the basis of this exciting novel. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $16.95
Our Price: $11.87
You Save: $5.08

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
The Wreck of the Grosvenor
Mild second mate Mr. Royle is the hero of this novel about shipwreck and mutiny. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $17.95
Our Price: $12.57
You Save: $5.38

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Captain Blood
Peter Blood, a physician, treated wounded rebels and was arrested, barely escaping the gallows. He then turned to an adventurous life of a Robin Hood-like pirate. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $16.95
Our Price: $11.87
You Save: $5.08

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Museum of Human Beings (HC)
A Shoshone woman, Sacagawea, leads Lewis and Clark to the Pacific. On her back is her son, Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, --a child caught between two worlds. As a man, Baptiste must travel into the heart of the American wilderness, and into the depths of his mother's soul, on an epic quest for identity. See Details

Hardcover
List Price: $23.95
Our Price: $16.77
You Save: $7.18

Museum of Human Beings
A Shoshone woman, Sacagawea, leads Lewis and Clark to the Pacific. On her back is her son, Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, --a child caught between two worlds. As an adult, Baptiste must travel into the heart of the American wilderness, and into the depths of his mother's soul, on an epic quest for identity.

See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $16.95
Our Price: $11.87
You Save: $5.08


Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Tom Cringle's Log
In the Caribbean, Tom Cringle works up the ranks quickly in the navy, from midshipman at age 13, to command of the Wasp. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $22.95
Our Price: $16.07
You Save: $6.88

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Porto Bello Gold
This exciting story is a "prequel" to R.L. Stevenson's Treasure Island featuring the well-known pirates from the classic tale. See Details

Paperback or Ebook
List Price: $17.95
Our Price: $12.57
You Save: $5.38

Kindle Apple Nook McBooks
Kydd
Europe is ablaze with war. Young Thomas Kydd, a wig-maker from Guildford, is pressed aboard the Duke William. Kydd learns the harsh realities of shipboard life fast, becoming a true sailor and defender of Britain. See Details

Paperback
List Price: $18.00
Our Price: $12.60
You Save: $5.40

Artemis
Kydd and shipmate Nicholas Renzi sail to the Far East. Together they face shipwreck, mutiny, and a confrontation with a mighty French frigate. See Details

Paperback
List Price: $22.95
Our Price: $16.07
You Save: $6.88

Seaflower
Kydd has returned with evidence for the court-martial of the sole surviving officer of the Artemis, but soon finds himself shipped to the Caribbean instead. There, he and Renzi face the fury of sea and battle one more time! See Details

Paperback
List Price: $22.95
Our Price: $16.07
You Save: $6.88

Mutiny
The Nore mutiny--as a loyal servant of the King, Kydd is expected to turn against his friends. He must find a way to save himself and his fellow sailors. See Details

Paperback
List Price: $23.95
Our Price: $16.77
You Save: $7.18



[First Page] [Prev] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [Next] [Last Page]

StumbleUpon