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The Adventures of Young Will Potter — A Seafaring Novel

by Peter Argonis

Published: 2024-04-07. 156,836 Words.

rating 5.0 stars (92)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom

Will Potter, orphan and merchant’s apprentice in a small Devon port, runs afoul of the law when he beats up a landowner's son. Given a choice between prison and volunteering for the Royal Navy, he joins a small Navy sloop bound for New South Wales. Will finds his calling and a sweet wife, and even wins glory at Trafalgar. A new story in the Anthony Carter Universe of seafaring tales.

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Sea Fencibles

by Peter Argonis

Published: 2013-06-16. 82,300 Words.

rating 5.0 stars (2)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency

Captain Jeremiah Anson, a disabled veteran of Trafalgar, is posted to a shore command in a small Devon port. He is insecure, but when he meets Elizabeth, the mute daughter of the local squire, he finds a kindred soul. To win her, Anson must fight the squire's prejudice but also his own feelings of inadequacy. Elizabeth, too, must find the strength to overcome her impediment to thwart her father.

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Rough Waters — Book 2 in the Anthony Carter Sea Adventures

by Peter Argonis

Published: 2024-03-16. 157,600 Words.

rating 5.0 stars (6)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency

Anthony Carter is back! Now a senior captain and married to Harriet, he faces challenges in his professional and private live, encountering Caribbean pirates, arrogant colonial officers, Irish traitors, French soldiers, a lunatic admiral, and a pitched naval battle in the Bay of Biscay. In all this, he and Harriet must realise that married life is no endless honeymoon. Rough waters indeed.

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Follow Focus

by Devon Layne

Published: 2024-02-15. 332,000 Words.

rating 5.0 stars (18)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA

Photo Finish Book 6. Nate and his three girlfriends have graduated from college at last and prospects are good—except for the draft board insisting Nate still has to complete alternative service. But Nate's alternative service will be unlike any that has gone before. It leads him all over the world as he and Ronda visit embassies to install new passport cameras.

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Penelope, Mistress of the Manor

by Lubrican

Published: 2013-06-01. 130,956 Words.

rating 5.0 stars (3)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval

The aged Earl of Haversham was in need of a wife, and an heir. So, he bartered a marriage to young Penelope, and brought her to Farnsworth Manor. It turned out he was too old to perform his part of the task but getting an heir was mandatory. Mistress Penelope knew her duty. Someone else would have to get her pregnant.

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Anthony Carter and the Admiral's Daughter — Book 1 in the Anthony Carter Sea Adventures

by Peter Argonis

Published: 2024-03-01. 147,000 Words.

rating 4.9 stars (9)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency

When 18-year-old Anthony Carter, lowly second mate in a small schooner, and Harriet Lambert, the young, arrogant daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, barely survive a shipwreck, they recognise each other's mettles. A short-lived romance ensues, but it takes years and great perils and pains for them to find happiness together. A romance set during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Colette

by Robert Hart

Published: 2022-12-13. 29,290 Words.

rating 4.5 stars (2)

Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom

In World War 2, a Special Operations Executive radio operator is sent to France to work with the French Resistance.

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Mrs Henderson's Limp

by Robert Hart

Published: 2021-07-11. 12,700 Words.

Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom

Elise parachutes into occupied France just before D-Day in 1944 to report by radio on the movements of an SS Division.

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Ayida-Weddo and the Tales of Heroes

by CMed (TheUniverseofCMed)

Published: 2021-06-07. 202,800 Words.

Categories: Fiction » Historical

Set in 2003, an agent goes into Liberia near the end of its dreaded civil wars in search of the gods. Meanwhile, a native Liberian woman flees her captors to uncover an ancient power. This book has been remastered/revised, helps bring awareness of Liberia, and raise money for charity.

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