Two adventure stories for boys where myth and legend are intertwined with fact.
KING RICHARD AND THE MOUNTAIN GOAT :
On his return from the Holy Land, King Richard survives a shipwreck but must... More > cross the Swiss Alps in order to return to England. Here he has a strange and unforgettable meeting with a mountain goat that helps him on his journey.
Is this a myth or a legend? Or is it true? Why not find out.
THE SECRET OF THE SEA :
A mythical adventure about a Voyager King and his son, Jared, who must learn the secrets the sea if he is to follow in his fathers footsteps. Learn about the luminescent particles that shine in the sea at night.< Less
Book 3 in the Oliver Quintrell nautical fiction series, sees Captain Quintrell facing life-threatening events over which he has no control. Ordered to sail to Gibraltar in the late summer of 1804,... More > his ship soon becomes hemmed in, not by Spanish gunboats or French ships of the line, but by the Quarantine Regulations which close the port around him. Unable to halt the loss of life from a raging epidemic, he strives to do his part to help save the Colony when it is at its most vulnerable.
This seafaring adventure, set during the Napoleonic Wars, is based on actual events which took place in and around Gibraltar between August and December, 1804, including a major sea battle. It shows how ignorance and prejudice can exist in a ship, and presents a startling portrait of life at Gibraltar – a British settlement ruled by a military garrison where naval power was only an incidental force.< Less