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For King or Commonwealth - a book by Woodman, Richard

For King or Commonwealth

For King or Commonwealth( )
Author: Woodman, Richard
Series title:A Kit Faulkner Naval Adventure Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Severn House Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $36.95
Book Description:

An exhilarating high seas adventure set during the English Civil War.1649. England has been torn asunder by a civil war that has pitted Parliamentarians against Royalists. Captain Kit Faulkner, bound to the Royalist cause, has been living in exile for the past four years. Faulkner must now support himself with the tiny rump of the Royal Navy that remains loyal. But his loyalties are torn, partly by the desire of his old patron, Sir Henry Mainwaring, who...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.562 Pounds
Author Biography
Woodman, Richard (Author)
Richard Woodman was born in London. England in 1944. He became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at the age of 16, which resulted in a 37 year nautical career. He became captain in 1980. He spent 11 years in command at sea, 6 years in operational management ashore, and is currently a Board Member of Trinity House, the authority responsible for navigational safety round the coast.

He is a regular correspondent for the shipping newspaper Lloyd's List. He has written over 50 books, a mixture of fiction and maritime history. His fiction works include the Nathaniel Drinkwater series, A Kit Faulkner Naval Adventure series, and The William Kite Trilogy. He received several awards including the Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award in 2001 for his journalism, the Society of Nautical Research's Anderson Medal in 2005 for three major studies of convoy operations in the Second World War, and the Marine Society's Thomas Gray Medal in 2010 for his five-volume history of the British Merchant Navy.


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