Kobryn, A. P.
Poseidon's Shadow. Rawson, Wade, 1979. 243 pages
Renegade US ballistic missile sub ADRESTEIA goes up against the Pentagon, the Soviets and an American killersub. Skipper intends to expose nasty military scandal, but must stay alive in the meantime.
The Fisherman's Son. Broadway Books, 1998. 293 pages
As Neil Kruger clings to a liferaft during a fierce storm recalls his life of commercial fishing off the northern California coast.
Koller, Jackie French
The Last Voyage of the Misty Day. Atheneum, 1992. 154 pages
Having reluctantly moved to Maine after her father's death in Manhattan, fourteen-year-old Denise forges a healing friendship with a boat owner surrounded by considerable mystery. For young readers.
Koningsberger, Hans [pseud. Hans Koning (1921-2007)]
The Golden Keys : a Dutch boy sails for the Indies. Rand McNally, 1956. 224 pages
A young Dutchman travels with Willem Barent in search of a Northeast Passage and voyages around the world with Admiral Van Noort
Full Alert. Kensington, 1989. 286 pages
The Command One, America's most sophisticated submarine, is pursued by twin Soviet attack subs while en route to the Persian Gulf and Captain Donald Smith is faced with a choice between the safety of his country and the lives of his crew.
Krauss, Bruno [pseud. Kenneth Bulmer]
Steel Shark. Kensington, 1978. 175 pages
Story of U-boat commander Baldur Wolz in action in the North and South Atlantic during 1940, commanding a new supersub.
Shark North. Kensington, 1978. 171 pages
Story of U-Boat U45 in action in the North Sea and Norway during the winter of 1940. Wolz is on a misson to land a spy in a Norwegian fjord, and winds up in command of another submarine.
Shark Pack. Kensington, 1978. 156 pages
Shark Hunt. Kensington, 1980. 160 pages
Shark Africa. Kensington, 1980. 156 pages
Shark Raid. Kensington, 1982. 159 pages
Shark America. Kensington, 1982. 120 pages
Shark Trap. Kensington, 1982. 124 pages
Kroop, Lloyd (1937-2023)
The Drift. Doubleday, 1969. 263 pages
A castaway discovers the floating civilization of French brigantines, Spanish galleons, English caravels, and Portugese men-of-war, hidden for hundreds of years at the center of the Sargasso Sea. See Thomas A. Janvier's In the Sargasso Sea for a similar theme
Krutein, Manfred G. (1917-2002)
Hitler's Last Gasp : the Miracle Weapon. Amador, 1995. 193 pages
Encounter between an American OSS officer, a German U-Boat commander and a Nazi SS officer, who wants to become Hitler's successor. They fight for control of a super weapon, directed at the U.S. East Coast.
The Calendar Epic: A Novel of the Merchant Marine. Putnam's, 1956. 318 pages
Set during World War 2 on the West Coast and in the South Pacific and New Guinea. An account of the C-2 freighter CALENDAR EPIC's first -- and last -- voyage.
The Monument. McNally & Loftin, 1965. 243 pages
A ship loaded with high explosives anchored in a Pacific lagoon comes under attack by Japanese planes.
Kyle, Duncan [pseud. John Franklin Broxholme (1930-2000)]
The Suvarov Adventure. St. Martin's, 1974. 250 pages
The Russians force a British torpedo recovery expert to retrieve six nuclear missiles sunk off Vancouver Island. Paperback title: A Raft of Swords
Kyne, Peter B. (1880-1957)
Cappy Ricks, or the Subjugation of Matt Peasley. Grossett & Dunlap, 1915. 349 pages
Cappy Ricks is a crusty yet soft-hearted Scots sea captain, a real go-getter, who owns the Dollar Steamship Lines.
Captain Scraggs: or, The Green Pea Pirates . Grossett & Dunlap, 1919. 308 pages
This sea yarn recounts the adventures of three rapscallion sea-faring men,—Captain Scraggs, owner of the green vegetable freighter Maggie, Gibney the mate and McGuffey, the engineer. Set in San Francisco
Cappy Ricks Retires, but that doesn't keep him from coming back stronger than ever. Cosmopolitan, 1922. 442 pages
Never the Twain Shall Meet. Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. 375 pages
Interracial island romance, with the scion of a shipping magnate running away from his job, family, and love interest to be with a Polynesian princess. He quickly finds that paradise is not all it is cracked up to be
Cappy Ricks Comes Back. Kinsey, 1934. 335 pages
The Cappy Ricks Special. Kinsey, 1935. 276 pages
A short story collection.
Last Voyage. Dell, 1979. 219 pages
Two couples, off the Mexican coast in a sailing yacht, are suddenly attacked by modern-day pirates, who board for a day of rape, torture and murder. Sad to say, this kind of stuff happens in the Caribbean on a regular basis. U.K. title: Sea Stalk.
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