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Stockwin, Julian

Overview
Works: 110 works in 545 publications in 5 languages and 16,123 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Naval history  History  Sea fiction  Sea stories  Action and adventure fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6119.T66, 823.92
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Publications about Julian Stockwin
Publications by Julian Stockwin
Most widely held works by Julian Stockwin
Seaflower : a Kydd novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 871 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
Artemis : a novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 847 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
The admiral's daughter : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 739 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 Renzi or the end of his naval career
Quarterdeck : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 718 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
Command : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 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
Tenacious : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 638 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 629 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 608 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
Treachery by Julian Stockwin( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 410 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
Tyger : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
The greatest naval trial in the Georgian period is underway at Portsmouth with the court martial of Captain Sir Thomas Kydd's commanding officer in the doomed occupation of Buenos Aires. Kydd's 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 the ship is pressed into immediate service in the North Sea. Kydd faces a crew still under some malign influence
The silk tree by Julian Stockwin( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 377 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
Invasion : a Kydd Sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 333 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
Victory by Julian Stockwin( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 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
The privateer's revenge : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 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
Invasion by Julian Stockwin( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Glory, adventure and war against Napoleon. Napoleon's forces are poised to invade Britain, and Commander Thomas Kydd's ship is at the forefront of the fleet defending the English coast. His honour restored after temporary disgrace in the Channel Islands, and reunited with his ship Teazer, Kydd seizes the chance to fight for his country. Then Kydd is abruptly withdrawn from the fleet and sent back to Dover on a secret mission to guard a mysterious American inventor. Kydd is furious to miss his opportunity to prove himself in battle, yet his role in the approaching war may be the most crucial part he has ever played
Inferno by Julian Stockwin( Book )
4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 libraries worldwide
"Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitions for world domination are growing apace, when Captain Sir Thomas Kydd returns to take up command of his ship Tyger, he finds himself called to be part of a great armada on a mission of the utmost urgency. Britain is alone and isolated in Europe. If the kingdom is to thwart a deadly threat she must move very quickly to secure her position with neutral Denmark. A desperate decision is made by the Cabinet. It sends a sea force to the entrance to the Baltic and pressures the Crown Prince of Denmark to turn over the Danish fleet before it falls into the hands of Bonaparte. Unbeknownst to Kydd, his old friend, Renzi, has been called upon to undertake a parallel diplomatic mission to persuade the Danes to give up their fleet for the duration of the war. Renzi and Cecilia, Countess Farndon, are trapped in Copenhagen when everything comes to a terrible conclusion. In the meantime Kydd is lured ashore and captured by the French, but in a strange twist finds himself released to snatch the future king of France from exile. He returns to find a scene of chaos and terror. While attempting Renzi's rescue, Kydd is witness to the poignant sight, never to be forgotten, of the entire surrendered Danish fleet sailing out of Copenhagen harbor the ships slowly proceeding one by one"--
 
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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 (203)
Japanese (8)
German (6)
French (6)
Czech (2)
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