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Stockwin, Julian

Overview
Works: 61 works in 427 publications in 5 languages and 15,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  History  Sea stories  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  History  Fiction  Sea fiction 
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
Kydd : a novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,177 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
Artemis : a novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 906 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
Quarterdeck : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 772 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
The admiral's daughter : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 768 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
Command : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 748 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
Conquest: a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 698 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
Victory : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 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
Tenacious : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 685 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
Mutiny : a Kydd novel by Julian Stockwin( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 670 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 453 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 )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 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
Invasion : a Kydd Sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 349 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
The privateer's revenge : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 313 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
The silk tree by Julian Stockwin( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 309 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
Tyger : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Kydd is offered a new command but that ship is still under construction, so he decides to look up one of his old naval friends and enjoy some of the pleasures of London. This is cut short when he is summoned to Portsmouth to bear witness at the trial of Sir Home Popham for his actions at Cape Town and Buenos Aires. When his personal feelings about the way his old commander was treated become public, Kydd finds himself in hot water with the Admiralty. He is punished for his indiscretion by being given a different command: a mutiny ship, Tyger, moored at Yarmouth. On board he faces numerous challenges from a hostile and dejected crew, still under a malign influence
Caribbee : a Kydd Sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"As the captain of a useful frigate, Kydd is claimed by the Leeward Islands station, exchanging the harsh situation in South America for the warmth and delights of the Caribbean. It's a sea change for Kydd, who revisits places and people that figured in his time as a young seaman. Some are nostalgic and pleasing, while others bring challenges of a personal nature. In Europe, Napoleon is triumphant on land, but so far away in the Caribbean, Kydd and the others feel secure and make the most of running down prizes and sending off fat convoys of sugar to England. But, in a stroke of genius, Bonaparte finds a way to take revenge for Trafalgar and shocks Kydd out of complacency when an element from his past returns and Kydd is accused of murder. In a stroke of irony, it is that same past that may just provide Kydd the means to clear his name"--
Pasha : a Kydd sea adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"Word has come from the British ambassador Arbuthnot that the neutral Turks are being wooed by the French and if the ancient city of Constantinople falls into their hands, Napoleon's route to India will be completely unfettered and his plans for world domination a reality. Concerned for his safety, Arbuthnot is demanding a large fleet presence to take him off and bring the Turks to their senses. Braving treacherous currents, unreliable winds, and giant bombards, Thomas Kydd returns to sea and rescues the ambassador, but as Kydd waits for the rest of the expected fleet, the French are able to strengthen the Turkish defenses. Meanwhile Kydd's friend and confidential secretary, Nicholas Renzi, has assumed a new and dangerous role that he can never make public. He engineers a coup in the Topkapi Palace that turns the tables on the French but at the cost of both infidel nations being ejected from the Ottoman Empire. When Kydd learns of Renzi's incarceration in a Turkish prison, he knows if will take superb seamanship and sheer bravado to free his friend"--
Betrayal : a Kydd Sea Adventure by Julian Stockwin( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cape Colony is proving a tiresome assignment for Thomas Kydd's daring commander-in-chief Commodore Popham: South America's Spanish colonies are in a ferment of popular unrest. Rumors of a treasure hoard of Spanish silver spur him to assemble a makeshift invasion fleet and launch a bold attack on the capital of the Viceroyalty of the River Plate in Buenos Aires. Navigating the treacherous bars and mud flats of the river, the British invasion force wins a battle against improbable odds, taking the capital and the silver. But the uprising that promises the end of Spanish rule never arrives and the locals begin to see dark conspiracies behind the invader's actions. Now Kydd's men must face resistance and the betrayal of their closest allies. Can they save themselves and their prize?
 
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Alternative Names
Julian Stockwin britischer Autor
Julian Stockwin Brits schrijver
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 (172)
Japanese (11)
German (10)
French (7)
Czech (1)
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