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HMS Theadora
(When we first meet Edward Pierce, he is serving as Third Lieutenant aboard this 28-gun Sixth Rate frigate.)

What Has Dave Been Reading?

Reviews of Dave’s Books

Beyond the Ocean’s Edge: A Stone Island Sea Story
Reviewed by “Nautical Nonsense,” James Bartlett Parry, Robert G. Hildahl, Kate Poitevin, Sue Eller, John H. Manhold, Liolo Joyce, Gayle Pace, and Beth Camp

Sailing Dangerous Waters: Another Stone Island Sea Story
Reviewed by Sue Eller, Kate Poitevin, Esther J. Hildahl, Miki Hope, Ashley Lemar (Diana S. Gregory), Gayle Pace, and Elena Smith (New)

Darnahsian Pirates: The Third Stone Island Sea Story
Reviewed by
Robert Hildahl and Esther J. Hildahl.

Dave’s Book Reviews…

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C. S. Forester

Those Navy Guys and Their PBYs: The Aleutian Solution by Elmer Freeman

Lieutenant Hornblower by C. S. Forester

Santa’s Heroes by Bob Manion

Hornblower and the Hotspur by C. S. Forester

Evergreen Is Moving by Bob Gabbert

Hornblower During the Crisis by C. S. Forester

Close Encounters of the Urban Kind (edited) by Jennifer Brozek

Hornblower and the Atropos by C. S. Forester

Angels Three Six by Col Chuck Lehman

Beat to Quarters (aka The Happy Return) by C. S. Forester 

Well of Sorrows by Benjamin Tate

Ship of the Line by C. S. Forester

After Hours:  Tales from the Ur Bar (edited by) Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray

Flying Colours by C. S. Forester

16 X Mom:  A Mastery of Motherhood by Barbara Olivo Cagle

Commodore Hornblower by C. S. Forester

Stillpoint by Patricia Campbell Kowal

Lord Hornblower by C. S. Forester

Book All The Teachers by James Parry

Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies by C. S. Forester

The Man In The Closet by Michael Marsden

The Captain From Connecticut by C. S. Forester

Out of Hitler’s Shadow by Roderick Stackelberg

The Dry Diggin’s Club by Bob Weldin

HMS Victory: Owners’ Workshop Manual by Peter Goodwin

Leaves of Flame by Benjamin Tate

Necromancer Awakening by Nat Russo

Meadowlark Madness by Sue Eller

Return from Armageddon by Sue Eller

Britannia’s Wolf by Antoine Vanner

War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation by Cindy Hval

Taming of the T-Bird by Sue Eller

Britannia’s Reach by Antoine Vanner

The Spider and the Stone by Glen Craney

Saving Tir Gaeltacht by Kate Poitevin

Mr. Inky: Spider With an Attitude by Esther J. Hildahl

The Bride Wore Dead: A Josie Tucker Mystery by EM Kaplan

Letters from Brackham Wood: A Moira Edwards Mystery by Rita Gard Seedorf & Margaret Albi Verhoef

Shattering the Ley by Joshua Palmatier

Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb

Summer Rain by Bob Manion

The Skewed Throne by Joshua Palmatier

Growing Up Alaska by Niki Breeser Tschirgi

The Life And Exploits of Britain’s Greatest Frigate Captain by Stephen Taylor

Hornblower’s Historical Shipmates:
The Young Gentlemen of Pellew’s Indefatigable by Heather Noel-Smith & Lorna M. Campbell

Depop by Russell H. Ford

The Cracked Throne by Joshua Palmatier

The Vacant Throne by Joshua Palmatier

Not Self But Country by David C. Perry

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

Clockwork Universe: Steampunk vs Aliens  (While this review was written a few years ago, I just discovered I’d never posted it here on my web-site… Dave)

Stretch-mark My Heart by Niki Breeser Tschirgi

The Adventurists by Bob Weldin

I Am the Ghost in This Body by Larry Danek

Rivers of Stone by Beth Camp

Lost by Harland Eastwood

Booth by Timothy David Jones

The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich

How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy by Orson Scott Card

III Minutes to XII: The Last Secrets of the Bible by Ed Des Autel

The Spy Who Jumped off the Screen by Thomas Caplan

Ashur’s Tears by Bill Riley

Tails: Curious Stories of the Human-Animal Bond by Robert Slack DVM

The Ant Doctor by Nathaniel Bennett

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