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Harry Heron: Midshipman’s Journey – Patrick G. Cox

In the vein of Horatio Hornblower, Patrick G. Cox weaves an exciting, authentic tale of Henry (Harry) Nelson-Heron, a young midshipman in the British Navy in the early 1800s. Born in 1789 during the Irish Rebellion, Harry must overcome the prejudice against the Irish, the ancient enmity between his family and another, and the usual […]

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A Baltic Affair – Patrick G. Cox

Captain Petroc Gray, commander of the ship-rigged sloop of war, HMS Kestrel, is drawn into diplomacy, intrigue, and espionage when he rescues the Freiherr von Dieffenbach and his family off the island of Rügen in the Baltic. The Freiherr is an important and valuable connection in the struggle to beat the Napoleonic Continental blockade of […]

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Limehouse Boys – Patrick G. Cox

Step into the gritty streets of London’s East End in the 1830s as three boys resist the system that would confine them to a life of misery in the workhouse. Just when they think they’ve made it to freedom, an underground scheme run by the Beadle and his cronies nearly destroys them. Limehouse Boys by […]

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Magnus Patricius: The Remarkable Life of St Patrick the Man – Patrick G. Cox

St Patrick is the most well-known saint in the world, but who was St Patrick, the man? Magnus Sucatus Patricius was born to a wealthy family of minor Romano-British nobility. Captured by the Scotti (the Irish) when he was sixteen, he endured six years of slavery before making his way to home and freedom. He […]

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The Greensboro Blockhouse Project – Jill L. Baker and Patricia L. Haslam

As the Revolutionary War progressed, little-known events were unfolding in the rugged wilderness region of northern Vermont. General Jacob Bayley, Colonel Moses Hazen and their soldiers carved out a military road, the Bayley-Hazen Military Road, from Newbury to Westfield, also known as Hazen’s Notch. The intended purpose of this road was to provide a speedy […]

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