Crown, 1959. 253 pages
Anne is abducted from a ship by Teach,
his 15th (or 16th) wife, and joins in with the piracy.
Price, John-Allen (1954- )
Zebra, 1982. 318 pages
The largest German ship ever built heads
for New York City during WW II loaded with V-1 missiles and warheads full of
germs. A US bomber squadron has to take it out.
Kensington, 1987. 496 pages
The officers of a Russian Nuclear
powered submarine mutiny against their political watchdogs and declare themselves
in open defection. Hoping to sail to the west, they signal a British aircraft
carrier to their aid, and steam south for Tierra Del Fuego. Planning on sailing
into California, they and their British cover confront the Russian navy and some
of its local allies (including the Argentines who aren't so much pro-Soviet as
anti-British). The novel closes on an epic sea-battle between nuclear
The Siege of Ocean Valkyrie.
Kensington, 1992. 351 pages
Arab terrorists want to destroy a North
Sea oil platform. A submarine about to be decommissioned is called back to save
Prince, Peter (1942- )
The Great Circle.
Random House, 1997. 332 pages
As the paddle steamer LAURENTIA makes
passage across the Atlantic from Boston, the passengers have 13 days
before they reach England to form alliances, make enemies, and swindle,
seduce and betray one another--all while upholding the strictest
standards of 19th-century decorum.
Pullman, Philip (1946- )
La Belle Sauvage [The Book of Dust #1].
Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2017. 464
The second half of the novel takes place on board a canoe in the flooded Thames valley.
Sceptre, 1995. 264 pages
The wife/crew/cook of a sailing couple
off alone. She has to cope with some hairy conditions in the Channel as
she gets to grips with whatever caused this behavioural aberration.
Previously she was partner in a sedate tea shop.
Dell, 1998. 342 pages
A computer hacker teams up with the
Soviets to attack the US. A US submarine must locate the Rusian boat.
Pyle, Howard (1853-1911)
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates; fiction, fact &
fancy concerning the
buccaneers & marooners of the Spanish main: from the writing & pictures
of Howard Pyle: compiled by Merle Johnson.
Harper & Bros., 1921. 246