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A Kydd Sea Adventure

Kydd Sea Adventures


336 Pages, 5 1/2 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95)

Publication Date: July 2008

ISBN 9781590131541

Rights: US

McBooks Press (Jul 2008)

Price: $22.95


Thomas Paine Kydd is back—with a vengeance

In this latest installment of the thrilling naval adventure series, Thomas Payne Kydd and sea-mate Nicholas Renzi are set to sail all the way to the fabled Far East aboard the 18th-century crack frigate Artemis. In this great age of fighting sailing ships, Kydd's voyage promises to be a perilous undertaking, but not even shipwreck, mutiny, or a confrontation with a mighty French frigate manages to thwart them. It is only when Kydd receives an urgent message from home—one that threatens to cut short his career and trap him on shore forever—that the real journey begins.


"Period dialect and seagoing argot aplenty add credibility to the adventure, and the unworldly Kydd is an apt lens for the reader's journey." —Publishers Weekly

Author Biography

Julian Stockwin is a graduate of TS (Training Ship) Indefatigable, a sea-training school. He joined the British Navy at age 15 and retired from the Royal Navy Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He is the author of The Kydd Sea Adventures series.