Historical Fiction

Harry Heron-Midshipman's Journey

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 […]

Limehouse Boys by Patrick G. Cox

Limehouse Boys – Patrick G. Cox

The East End of London in the early 1830s provides the background to this thrilling tale of hardship, criminal activity, determination and courage. When young Ned Farrier is committed to the Shadwell Workhouse, he is thrust into a regime of harsh punishment and corruption orchestrated by the local Beadle, who has spent years enriching himself […]

A Baltic Affair by Patrick G. Cox

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 […]

Magnus Patricius: The Remarkable Life of St Patrick the Man

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

I really enjoyed the unfolding of St Patrick’s life story as I edited this book, written as a first-person narrative, a style that is perfectly suited to this fictionalized biography. Open the pages of Magnus Patricius: The Remarkable Life of St Patrick the Man, and meet the teen boy who was taken from his home […]

Harry Heron Into the Unknown by Patrick G. Cox

Harry Heron: Into the Unknown – Patrick G. Cox

A freak accident on board the HMS Spartan during a sea battle with the French navy in 1804 catapults Midshipman Harry Heron and his shipmates Ferghal O’Connor and Danny Gunn four hundred years into the future, landing them on the NECS Vanguard, flagship of the World Treaty Organisation Fleet. While Captain Blackwood and Major Heron […]

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