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Stockwin, Julian

Overview
Works: 113 works in 579 publications in 5 languages and 16,033 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  Historical fiction  History  Sea fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6119.T66, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julian Stockwin
Kydd : a novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Europe is ablaze with war. The British prime minister is under pressure to intimidate the French, and dispatches a Navy squadron to appear off the French coast. To man the ships, ordinary citizens must be press-ganged. Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, is seized and taken across country to be part of the crew of the ninety-eight-gun line-of-battle ship Duke William
The admiral's daughter : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighth book of this popular series, Thomas Kydd and Nicholas Renzi return to England in 1803 after tumultuous episodes on the other side of the world to find England in peril of starvation and bankruptcy. Kydd is placed back in command of his beloved vessel, Teazer, but he barely has time to prep her for the sea when he is sent on an urgent mission. Smugglers, enemy privateers, and treacherous sea conditions await Kydd on his journey to northern France on the eve of war, but equally worrisome events are occurring ashore. A growing attachment to the admiral's daughter curbs Kydd's blissful reunion with Teazer and he is forced to make a terrible decision that may cause the end of his friendship with Renzior the end of his naval career
Command : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this seventh book of the series, Thomas Kydd has his own command at last: the brig-sloop Teazer! But Kydd must race the clock to make her battle ready to defend Malta against Barbary pirates and the French who are frantically trying to rescue the remnants of their army in the Levant. Then peace is suddenly declared, and the young captain finds himself ashore on half pay. To make ends meet, he agrees to transport convicts to Australia. Little does he know that his friend Renzi, weakened by illness and embittered with the service, is also bound for the colony as a settler. There, at the ends of the earth, they will be forced to face their deepest fears and prove themselves against all odds"--Publisher description
Seaflower : a Kydd novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Kydd and his fellow shipwrecked seamates return to England in 1797 for the court-martial of the Artemis' sole surviving officer and are subsequently sent to the Caribbean, where Thomas finds himself on a voyage aboard the naval cutter Seaflower
Quarterdeck : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being promoted during the Battle of Camperdown, acting Lieutenant Thomas Kydd finds himself aboard the U.S.S. Constellation operating out of Halifax during the first days of the American Navy
Artemis : a novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of young wig-maker Thomas Kydd, who was kidnapped and pressed into service in the old line-of-battle ship Duke Williams. In his brutal introduction to the sea, Kydd suffered much but learned to love life at sea."--Jacket
Tenacious : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lieutenant Thomas Kydd takes his rightful place upon the quarterdeck, but the decisions he must make will test him to the limit! The sixth book in the Kydd series finds Thomas Kydd aboard Tenacious, part of a small squadron commanded by Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson. Its mission is to scour the Mediterranean and locate Napoleon and his army. Kydd's newly fired ambition leads him to volunteer for shore service in the capture of Minorca. Later, he faces the great ships-of-the-line at the Battle of the Nile as the British take on the French in a no-holds-barred struggle for supremacy in southern waters. But there is one more test to come: the Siege of Acre, where Kydd and a handful of British seamen under the command of Sir Sidney Smith face an army of thirteen thousand!"--The publisher
Betrayal by Julian Stockwin( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Kydd's ship, part of a makeship fleet from South Africa under Commodore Home Popham, invades Buenos Aires in hopes of a treasure of silver, only to find the local population, instead of rising against the Spanish, uniting against them
Mutiny : a Kydd novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1797 Kydd joins the crew of the figate Bacchante in a mission to rescue a British diplomat mired in the hostilities of Napoleon's siege of Venice
Victory : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Bonaparte continues planning for the invasion of England as the Royal Navy patrols the seas. When convoluted political machinations in England lead to the impeachment of the head of the Navy, Commander Thomas Kydd is forced to choose sides
Conquest: a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly victorious at the Battle of Trafalgar, England now rules the seas and is free to colonize the furthest reaches of the world. Captain Thomas Kydd joins an expedition to take Dutch-held Cape Town, a strategic harbor that will give England a rich trade route to India. With enemies lurking on all sides, Kydd and his men must defend the fragile colony while braving Africa's vast and hostile hinterland. When Renzi learns too much about the enemy's plans, even Kydd may not be able to save him -- Publisher
Invasion : a Kydd Sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 10th book of the popular series, rumors fly of Napoleon's planned invasion of England, and British naval commander Thomas Kydd is sent to liaise with American inventor, Robert Fulton, who has created "infernal machines" that can wreak mass destruction from a distance. Fulton believes that his inventions, namely the submarine and torpedo, will win the day for the power that possesses them, and Kydd must help him develop the devices. Despite his own scruples, believing that standing man-to-man is the only honorable way to fight, Kydd agrees to take part in the crucial testing of these weapons of mass destruction, which just may decide the fate of England
Tyger : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest naval trial in the Georgian period is underway at Portsmouth with the court martial of Sir Home Popham, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd's commanding officer in the doomed occupation of Buenos Aires. Kydd has some sympathy for Popham's unauthorised action but his support for his former commander leaves him athwart some very influential people in the Admiralty. With his frigate L'Aurore unfit for sea, Kydd is given a commission that some hope will destroy his career. Tyger has recently mutinied but instead of having her company dispersed around the fleet as is customary, the ship is pressed into immediate service in the North Sea. Kydd faces a crew still under some malign influence. Enemies aboard and on the high seas are just the start of the problem. Soon he will have to take his untested and untrustworthy crew into the Baltic and there they will get entangled with Napoleon's invasion of Prussia. The stakes are desperate, the task seemingly impossible and the French implacable. But the only way for Kydd to avoid disgrace is to gamble his reputation and crew on a crazy mission to snatch a Prussian division out of the jaws of Napoleon's advancing army. Will he return home once more a hero, or himself face a court martial?
The silk tree by Julian Stockwin( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to flee Rome from the barbaric rampages of the Ostrogoths, merchant Nicander meets an unlikely ally in the form of Marius, a fierce Roman legionary. Escaping to a new life in Constantinople, the two land upon its shores lonely and penniless. Needing to make money fast, they plot and plan a number of outrageous money-making schemes, until they chance upon their greatest idea yet. Armed with a wicked plan to steal precious silk seeds from the faraway land of Seres, Nicander and Marius must embark upon a terrifyingly treacherous journey across unknown lands, never before completed. But first they must deceive the powerful emperor Justinian and the rest of his formidable Byzantine Empire in order to begin their journey into the unknown ... An adventurous tale of mischief, humour and deception, Nicander and Marius face danger of the highest order, where nothing in the land of the Roman Empire is quite what it seems
The privateer's revenge : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this ninth installment in the Kydd series, Lieutenant Thomas Kydd faces implacable enemies in high places as he reels from the death of his fiancée and the loss of his brig, Teazer. Framed and unfairly dismissed from his ship, he and his friend Renzi struggle to survive in Guernesy while they attempt to clear Kydd's name. Then Renzi is hired by a mysterious nobleman and reluctantly engages in covert operations, while Kydd becomes captain of a deadly privateer. Kydd cannot forget his lost honor, however, a seizes one final chance for revenge and restoration"--Page 2 of cover
Treachery by Julian Stockwin( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After offending an Admiral, and suffering terrible personal tragedy, Kydd is sent to guard the Channel Islands. When he is brutally betrayed off the Normandy Coast and loses command of his ship, only his old friend Renzi is willing to stick by him." "Then Kydd is given an opportunity to salvage his fortunes and return to the sea as captain of a privateer. But privateers are hated by the French and the Royal Navy alike. To keep fighting his country's battle and win back the glory taken from him, he must prowl the Atlantic. A lone wolf of the seas, he and his men are prepared to risk everything to capture the wealthy French traders and heavily-armed fighting ships returning to Bonaparte."--Jacket
Invasion by Julian Stockwin( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon's forces are poised to invade and commander Thomas Kydd his honour restored is back with his ship Teazer. Then Kydd is abruply withdrawn and sent to Dover on a secret mission to guard a mysterious American inventor. Kydd is furious at missing the opportunity to prove himself but his role may be the most crucial he is yet to play
Pasha by Julian Stockwin( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Admiralty summons to England cuts short Thomas Kydd's service in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. While the crew of L'Aurore can look forward to liberty and prize money, a shadow hangs over their captain: the impending court martial of his one-time commander, Commodore Popham, who led a doomed attack on South America. Following Nelson's death two years earlier, England is in desperate need of heroes and Kydd's Caribbean exploits are the talk of London. Feted by the king and a grateful country, Kydd is soon on detachment in a new and dangerous sphere of interest: the Dardanelles, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Black Sea and providing a route to India
Victory by Julian Stockwin( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Thomas Kydd is eager to play his part in thwarting Bonaparte's plans for the invasion of England. He and his ship join Admiral Nelson's command just before the greatest sea encounter of all time: the Battle of Trafalgar. We also see the action from on board Victory herself, through the eyes of Midshipman Bowden. This heart-lurching adventure blends fact and fiction in rich and authoritative detail, closely following historical record and taking us into the heart of the world-defining events of 1805 -- the lead-up to Trafalgar with dramatic chases across the Atlantic, false sightings of the enemy, and convoluted political machinations, including an impeachment of the head of the Navy, the bloody annihilation of the enemy during the actual battle, and the heroic aftermath
Conquest by Julian Stockwin( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Thomas Kydd's first mission after the triumph of Trafalgar is to capture and protect a fragile new British colony: nineteenth-century Cape Town. Kydd joins an expedition to take the Dutch-held city, but even if the British can defeat the enemy and take possession of the capital, there is still more fighting to be done. Kydd and his men must fight off attacks by the enemy from all sides, while braving the wild beasts and hostile environment of Africa's vast and savage hinterland
 
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Invasion : a Kydd Sea adventure
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The admiral's daughter : a Kydd sea adventureCommand : a Kydd sea adventureSeaflower : a Kydd novelQuarterdeck : a Kydd sea adventureArtemis : a novelTenacious : a Kydd sea adventureMutiny : a Kydd novelVictory : a Kydd sea adventure
Alternative Names
Julian Stockwin britischer Autor

Julian Stockwin Brits schrijver

Julian Stockwin écrivain britannique

Julian Stockwin escritor británico

Stockwin, J.

Джулиан Стоквин

ジュリアン・ストックウィン

ストックウィン, ジュリアン

Languages
English (255)

Japanese (9)

German (8)

French (8)

Czech (3)