This series of novels about the Royal Navy tells the story of young Kydd, who is pressed into service on a British ship in Kydd (Kydd Sea Adventure. Kydd has ratings and reviews. Librarian note: alternate-cover edition of Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, i. The Thomas Kydd series is a series of novels based on the historical fiction and adventure genres, written by the well known English author Julian Stockwin.

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Jul 06, Sstockwin Brown rated it really liked it. The Danish fleet is the focus of British and French attention and diplomacy is urgent with Napoleon’s forces rapidly approaching Copenhagen.

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He becomes so much sttockwin by their hard work that he himself decides to complete the full training and become a true sailor. Opal has written over novels with multiple book series such as the Dirty Talk series and the Abducted series. PaperbackAudio Cassette. I have just discovered that both titles are available from Audiobooks.

The first title is KYDD but each book is a standalone so it is not essential to read them on chronological order. Despite all that he goes through in danger of tempest and battle he comes to admire the skills and courage of the seamen – taking up the challenge himself to become a true sailor. This article is about the Julian Stockwin novel, for other uses, see Kydd.

The publisher has zero materials cost I paid for the reader yet they apparently wish to keep perceived value up or some such idiocy. Low to High Price: The first novel was entertaining enough, although kyde melodrama is present already in spades, but by the end of this first book it was already clear, that no amount of historical accuracy or cockney accen One more hope dashed – that of finding jluian historical novel that would be on par with the fantastic writing of Patrick O’Brian.


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Kydd Sea Adventures Series

He returned to the United Kingdom in and started to write in Its from a different perspective, a foremast jack, which is a nice change. Truly amazing that such a thing could occur, and I’m sure not so easy as he makes it sound. Persephone by Julian Stockwin. The series is still going on and it is believed that author Julian Stockwin has a projected target of writing a total of 21 novels in the series.

Retrieved from ” https: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I’m glad I persevered because I found it thoroughly unique and enjoyable. In the hope of having the nonsense knocked out of me, my father sent me to a tough sea-training school.

It doesn’t take long to get to know his characters and develop an interest in their activities.

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Few know it was Cook who charted the island of Newfoundland. Personally I thought this was the 2nd best Reacher book yet. One of my favourite series is the Brilliance Saga by Marcus Sakey and it is our featured series of the month. Kydd Sea Adventures Series. Although they form a series, each book can be read alone as a complete story. I felt like I was living the life more than I have in other books, and I have to say it’s etockwin life that is both fascinating and one that I probably would not have enjoyed.


Not that you are not worth the costs! Kydd must pass a tough examination for his lieute… More. Now I know every line, mast and deck on the ship-of-the-line: Aug 31, Stoxkwin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: After some time, as the period of the Fighting Sail comes near, he gets seized forcibly ,ydd the press gang in order to work as a pressman by becoming a part of the ship Royal Julixn which had the crew of 98 gun line of battle.

Kydd (Kydd Sea Adventures, #1) by Julian Stockwin

This novel was not as good as the later one, but this novel gave me a taste of the nautical life among common seamen.

His near desertion came as a surprise.

It also laid down the foundation of a thrilling series based on the real life events of the historical age of the 18th century. Critics of this first installment have pointed out that Thomas Kydd seems to be excelling a bit too rapidly. An excellent series by Mr.