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Coming Soon from Alaric Bond — The Torrid Zone

I am very much looking forward to Alaric Bond’s latest, Torrid Zone, due out in April or May.  He recently posted about it on his blog. Background to a Book I’ve now finished the second draft of The Torrid Zone, … Continue reading

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New Review from Historic Naval Fiction: Turn a Blind Eye by Alaric Bond

A new review from Historic Naval Fiction: Alaric Bond‘s new novel, Turn A Blind Eye, moves away from his ‘Fighting Sail’ series and the Royal Navy to the world of smuggling on the South Coast of England. It follows Commander Griffin … Continue reading

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Writing Nautical Fiction: Seymour Hamilton Interviews Alaric Bond

Seymour Hamilton recently sat down for a trans-Atlantic interview with Alaric Bond. They discussed Bond’s Fighting Sail series of novels, in particular, and about writing nautical fiction, in general.  It was a fascinating conversation. Seymour Hamilton is the author of the nautical fantasy … Continue reading

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Alaric Bond Reviews Hell Around the Horn

It is highly gratifying to have my work reviewed favorably by an author that I admire.  Alaric Bond, author of the Fighting Sail Series, is indeed such an author. (See our review of his latest, The Patriot’s Fate, here.)  Bond recently reviewed … Continue reading

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The Patriot’s Fate by Alaric Bond – A Review

Alaric Bond’s The Patriot’s Fate, the fifth in his Fighting Sail series, is an exciting nautical adventure that is also a rich and fascinating voyage through the history, politics and complex divided loyalties of Britain at the end of the … Continue reading

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Alaric Bond on C.S. Forester – An Unlikely Sea Daddy

Today is C.S. Forester’s birthday.  (Thanks to Margaret Muir, who pointed it our on Facebook. Otherwise, I would have missed it.) Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, who wrote under the pen name of Cecil Scott “C.S.” Forester was born on August 27, 1899. … Continue reading

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True Colours by Alaric Bond, a Review

Alaric Bond is a frequent contributor to the Old Salt blog.  He is also a wonderful writer.   His latest novel True Colours has recently been published.  I liked it  - a lot.  A review: Alaric Bond’s new novel, True Colours, the … Continue reading

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Jackass Frigate by Alaric Bond

Jackass Frigate is Napoleonic naval fiction set during the Revolutionary wars.  The Jackass Frigate differs from the normal Hornblower/Aubrey sagas in that there is no “hero who becomes an admiral”, rather characters from all divisions of the ship are featured, … Continue reading

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