VICTORY

“An elegantly plotted book with horrific scenes, including Nelson’s death, carefully intertwined with historic events leading up to the famous battle. The writing has the power of a broadside at close range!” – Oxford Times

COVER Victory UK_100

UK Edition

US Edition

US Edition

Commander Thomas Kydd is eager to play his part in thwarting Bonaparte’s plans for the invasion of England. He and his ship join Admiral Nelson’s command just before the greatest sea encounter of all time: the Battle of Trafalgar. We also see the action from on board Victory herself, through the eyes of Midshipman Bowden.
This heart-lurching adventure blends fact and fiction in rich and authoritative detail, closely following historical record and taking us into the heart of the world-defining events of 1805 – the lead-up to Trafalgar with dramatic chases across the Atlantic, false sightings of the enemy, and convoluted political machinations, including an impeachment of the head of the Navy, the bloody annihilation of the enemy during the actual battle – and the heroic aftermath.


more

13 Comments on “VICTORY

  1. Pingback: The Nelson Quiz | Julian Stockwin

  2. Hi Julian, I do not need a copy of “Victory” as I have the entire set, up until “Tyger,” but I would love a copy of the deck by deck description of the
    Victory. Best regards, Barry.

  3. Pingback: KyddFest-12:- Victory | Julian Stockwin

  4. Pingback: The Nelson Quiz – How Did You Go? | Julian Stockwin

  5. Pingback: A Nelson Quiz – and a Double Book Prize! | Nighthawk News

  6. Pingback: A Nelson Quiz – and a Double Book Prize! | Julian Stockwin

  7. Pingback: ‘My wife thinks I’m absolutely mad!’ | Julian Stockwin

  8. Pingback: VICTORY: Kydd at Trafalgar | Julian Stockwin

  9. Pingback: BookPick: Britain Against Napoleon | Julian Stockwin

  10. Pingback: Historical Fidelity, A Reader’s View | Julian Stockwin

  11. Pingback: Review: Julian Stockwin’s “Victory” | Joe Follansbee

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: