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Product Description: Acclaimed, award-winning author James L. Nelson - praised as "a master of both his period and the English language" by Patrick O'Brian - returns to the world of sea and sail in The French Prize, a page-turning historical novel.Jack Biddlecomb has much to live up to, being as he is the eldest son of the esteemed Captain Isaac Biddlecomb, wealthy merchant captain, leading light of the War for American Independence, and newly minted congressman...read more

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9781250046611 | Thomas Dunne Books, July 14, 2015, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Acclaimed, award-winning author James L.

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9780385150392, titled "The Bones of St. Peter: A 1st Full Account of the Search for the Apostle's Body" | Doubleday, March 1, 1985, cover price $1.98 | also contains The Bones of St. Peter: A 1st Full Account of the Search for the Apostle''s Body | About this edition: Here is the fascinating account of the excavation that tunneled through the tangle of ancient structures beneath the magnificent high altar of the Basilica in Rome to locate finally the mortal remains of St.

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Product Description: Having recovered from the wounds of battle and having won for himself a fortune, a crew, and a longship, Thorgrim Night Wolf makes ready to leave the Viking town of Dubh-linn for the long journey back to his home in Norway. But the gods have other plans, and Thorgrim and his men wash up in the small Viking longphort of Vik-lo...read more

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9781508699446 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 27, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Book III of the ongoing Norsemen Saga.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781494567347 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, December 22, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Having recovered from the wounds of battle and having won for himself a fortune, a crew, and a longship, Thorgrim Night Wolf makes ready to leave the Viking town of Dubh-linn for the long journey back to his home in Norway.

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9781484878934 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 16, 2014, cover price $12.99

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Paperback:

9781481028691 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 25, 2013, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: On June 17, 1775, the entire dynamic of the newborn American Revolution was changed. If the Battle of Lexington and Concord was, in the immortal words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the "shot heard round the world," Bunker Hill was the volley that rocked Britain's Parliament and the ministry of King George III to its core...read more

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9781410438249 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 15, 2011), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: On June 17, 1775, the entire dynamic of the newborn American Revolution was changed.
9780312576448, titled "With Fire & Sword: The Battle of Bunker Hill and the Beginning of the American Revolution" | Thomas Dunne Books, March 1, 2011, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: On June 17, 1775, the entire dynamic of the newborn American Revolution was changed.

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Product Description: One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season. The spring and summer only served to reinforce his despair, but in late summer the changing circumstances of war presented a once-in-a-war opportunity for a French armada to hold off the mighty British navy while his own troops with French reinforcements drove Lord Cornwallis's forces to the Chesapeake...read more

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9780071626798 | Ragged Mountain Pr, April 19, 2010, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season.

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Thomas Marlowea former pirate who has gone legit and now owns a Virginia plantationfinds himself charged with defending the colony from the alltoofamiliar pirate menace infesting the waterways. Original.

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9780380804528 | Harpercollins, January 1, 2000, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Thomas Marlowea former pirate who has gone legit and now owns a Virginia plantationfinds himself charged with defending the colony from the alltoofamiliar pirate menace infesting the waterways.

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Seeking to tap into the wealth promised by a trade agreement with the Mogul of India, privateer Thomas Marlowe sets out in his ship, the Elizabeth Galley, with a crop of tobacco and finds himself facing two bitter enemies from his past.

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9780380804542 | William Morrow & Co, August 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Seeking to tap into the wealth promised by a trade agreement with the Mogul of India, privateer Thomas Marlowe sets out in his ship, the Elizabeth Galley, with a crop of tobacco and finds himself facing two bitter enemies from his past.

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Captain Sam Bowater is given new orders - to take command of an ironclad warship being built in Memphis, Tennessee. Bowater and his men are taken up river by 'Mississippi' Mike Sullivan, one of the wild, undisciplined captains. Against his better judgment, Bowater joins forces with the Sullivan on board his river gunship.

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9780552150989 | Transworld Pub, October 1, 2005, cover price $12.45 | About this edition: Captain Sam Bowater is given new orders - to take command of an ironclad warship being built in Memphis, Tennessee.

Product Description: Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain.

Hardcover:

9780783885261 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, April 1, 1999), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain

Paperback:

9780671519247 | Pocket Books, February 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain.

Prebinding:

9781439567043 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 20, 2008), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain.

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Product Description: In 1775 General George Washington secretly armed a handful of small ships and sent them to sea against the world’s mightiest navy From the author of the critically acclaimed Benedict Arnold’s Navy, here is the story of how America’s first commander-in-chief--whose previous military experience had been entirely on land--nursed the fledgling American Revolution through a season of stalemate by sending troops to sea...read more

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9780071493895 | 1 edition (Intl Marine Pub, April 21, 2008), cover price $37.00

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9780071628259 | Intl Marine Pub Co, April 6, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1775 General George Washington secretly armed a handful of small ships and sent them to sea against the world’s mightiest navy From the author of the critically acclaimed Benedict Arnold’s Navy, here is the story of how America’s first commander-in-chief--whose previous military experience had been entirely on land--nursed the fledgling American Revolution through a season of stalemate by sending troops to sea.

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Product Description: �Benedict Arnold�s Navy is an excellent book.�. --Associated Press. �This book must be on the shelf of anyone who is. interested in our struggle for independence, a war. we should not have won against the strongest nation. on earth, but did...read more

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9780071489874 | McGraw-Hill, May 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: �Benedict Arnold�s Navy is an excellent book.

A sequel to Glory in the Name finds Confederate navy captain Samuel Bowater voyaging to the site of his latest command but encountering trouble upon the discovery that his new warship is still under construction and that enemy forces are closing in, a situation that forces Bowater to team up with an undisciplined River Defense Squadron commander. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060199708 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A sequel to Glory in the Name finds Confederate navy captain Samuel Bowater voyaging to the site of his latest command but encountering trouble upon the discovery that his new warship is still under construction and that enemy forces are closing in, a situation that forces Bowater to team up with an undisciplined River Defense Squadron commander.

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The author of the Brethren of the Coast trilogy documents the events of the American Civil War naval battle between the nation's first non-wooden ships, documenting how breakthroughs in ironclad innovations contributed to the outcome of the conflict while citing the contributions of key individuals. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060524036 | 1 edition (William Morrow & Co, April 1, 2004), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Traces the events of the American Civil War naval battle between the nation's first non-wooden ships, documenting how breakthroughs in ironclad innovations contributed to the outcome of the conflict and discussing key individuals.

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9780060524043 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 2005), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The author of the Brethren of the Coast trilogy documents the events of the American Civil War naval battle between the nation's first non-wooden ships, documenting how breakthroughs in ironclad innovations contributed to the outcome of the conflict while citing the contributions of key individuals.

Based on the real-life female pirates of the West Indies, this novel of swashbuckling on the high seas in the eighteenth century finds adventure-seeking Anne Bonny teaming up with Calico Jack Rackham to raise the skull and crossbones over the Caribbean. Original.

Paperback:

9781590130605 | McBooks Pr, September 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Based on the real-life female pirates of the West Indies, this novel of swashbuckling on the high seas in the eighteenth century finds adventure-seeking Anne Bonny teaming up with Calico Jack Rackham to raise the skull and crossbones over the Caribbean.

Miscellaneous:

9781590134214 | McBooks Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $9.99

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Confederate Naval officer Samuel Bowater must take command of the gunboat Cape Fear and its ragged crew to try to stop the Union Navy from crossing Confederate shores. By the author of the Brethren of the Coast trilogy. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780060199692 | William Morrow & Co, April 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Confederate Naval officer Samuel Bowater must take command of the gunboat Cape Fear and its ragged crew to try and stop the Union Navy from crossing Confederate shores.

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9780060959050 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 2004), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Confederate Naval officer Samuel Bowater must take command of the gunboat Cape Fear and its ragged crew to try to stop the Union Navy from crossing Confederate shores.

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In the late summer of 1775, General George Washington discovers that his cache of gunpowder has dwindled to a mere nine shots per man. A desperate plan is hatched - to send a ship under the command of Captain Isaac Biddlecomb to Bermuda to capture the British powder known to be there. But the plan is a trap, set by a traitor among the patriots.

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9780552149617 | Transworld Pub, February 2, 2004, cover price $12.05 | About this edition: In the late summer of 1775, General George Washington discovers that his cache of gunpowder has dwindled to a mere nine shots per man.
9780671519254 | Atria Books, February 1, 1997, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: When gunpowder reserves dwindle to dangerously low levels in 1775, General George Washington sends Captain Isaac Biddlecomb on a treacherous mission to capture British gunpowder in Bermuda

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Seeking to tap into the wealth promised by a trade agreement with the Mogul of India, privateer Thomas Marlowe sets out in his ship, the Elizabeth Galley, with a crop of tobacco and finds himself facing two bitter enemies from his past. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780060539269 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 1, 2003), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Seeking to tap into the wealth promised by a trade agreement with the Mogul of India, privateer Thomas Marlowe sets out in his ship, the Elizabeth Galley, with a crop of tobacco and finds himself facing two bitter enemies from his past.

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Product Description: Further adventures of Thomas Marlowe, commander of THE GUARDSHIP Former pirate Thomas Marlowe lives prosperously on his tobacco plantation with his lovely wife, Elizabeth. But then, in a fit of rage, King James, the huge ex-slave who is in command of Marlowe's sloop, kills the crew of a slave ship - a blackbirder - and becomes the most wanted man in Virginia...read more

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9780380804535 | William Morrow & Co, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Ex-pirate Thomas Marlowe is forced to hunt down his former comrade, a slave-turned-pirate named King James, after the slaughter of the crew of a renegade slave ship angers the governor of Virginia.

Paperback:

9780060007799 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 1, 2002), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Ex-pirate Thomas Marlowe is forced to hunt down his former comrade, a slave-turned-pirate named King James, after the slaughter of the crew of a renegade slave ship angers the governor of Virginia.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781842832561 | Unabridged edition (Soundings Ltd, March 30, 2003), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: Further adventures of Thomas Marlowe, commander of THE GUARDSHIP Former pirate Thomas Marlowe lives prosperously on his tobacco plantation with his lovely wife, Elizabeth.

In 1777, in the midst of the darkest period of the Revolutionary War, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb, accompanied by the remnants of his crew, his wife, and his newborn son, battles his way up river from Philadelphia to find his ship, the Falmouth, which has fallen into the hands of deserters from Washington's army. By the author of Lords of the Ocean. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780671038472 | Atria Books, June 26, 2001, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In 1777, in the midst of the darkest period of the Revolutionary War, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb battles his way up river from Philadelphia to find his ship, the Falmouth, which has fallen into the hands of deserters from Washington's army

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In 1777, in the midst of the darkest period of the Revolutionary War, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb, accompanied by the remnants of his crew, his wife, and his newborn son, battles his way up river from Philadelphia to find his ship, the Falmouth, which has fallen into the hands of deserters from Washington's army. By the author of Lords of the Ocean.

Hardcover:

9780671038465 | Pocket Books, June 1, 2000, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In 1777, in the midst of the darkest period of the Revolutionary War, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb battles his way up river from Philadelphia to find his ship, the Falmouth, which has fallen into the hands of deserters from Washington's army

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After successfully ferrying Washington's troops across the East River and through the battle of Long Island, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is given the dangerous task of transporting Dr. Benjamin Franklin to France on a mission to bring the French into the Revolutionary War on the side of the American colonists. Reprint.

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9780671013837 | Pocket Books, June 1, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is given the dangerous task of transporting Dr.

After successfully ferrying Washington's troops across the East River and through the battle of Long Island, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is given the dangerous task of transporting Dr. Benjamin Franklin to France on a mission to bring the French into the Revolutionary War on the side of the American colonists.

Hardcover:

9780671034900 | Pocket Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: After successfully ferrying Washington's troops across the East River, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is given the dangerous task of transporting Dr.

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The author brings his trilogy of seafaring adventures to a conclusion, as Captain Isaac Biddlecomb prepares to lead his brigantine Charlemagne in an opening salvo against the British in the naval theater of the Revolutionary War. Original.

Paperback:

9780671013813 | Simon & Schuster, August 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A naval adventure during the War of Independence.

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