Most widely held works by Dewey Lambdin
King's captain : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
"Featuring Commander Alan Lewrie...Lewrie is promoted for his role in the Battle of Cape St. Vincent and awarded command of a new frigate. His future seems assured, but before he's even had a chance to settle into his new role, mutiny blazes through the fleet, and Lewrie finds himself battling an old enemy for control of his ship." -- Jacket.
The French admiral by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 845 libraries worldwide
It is 1781 and the British-held American port of Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay is under siege. Pounded by the American colonists on land and the deadly warships of their French allies at sea, the once proud city is in flames and near ruin. But on the horizon, the King's own fleet of heavily armed frigates heads full sail to blast through France's blockade. Aboard His Majesty's swift flagship DESPERATE, midshipman Alan Lewrie quickly sets his gunners to their lethal work, firing rapid broadsides of twenty-four pound shot at the enemy vessels. Cannon fire lights up the death-filled night as the fate of the King's Colonies hangs on the bravery of one young midshipman leading his ships into the fiery jaws of battle.
Sea of grey : an Alan Lewrie naval adventure by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Captain Alan Lewrie witnesses a failing British intervention on the wealthy French colony of Saint Dominique, the scene of a brutal slave rebellion headed by future Haitian independence leader, Toussaint L'Ouverture.
The gun ketch by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A fighter, rogue, and ladies man, Alan Lewrie has done the unthinkable and gotten himself hitched - to a woman and a ship! The woman is the lovely Caroline Chiswick. The ship is the gun ketch ALACRITY, bound for the Bahamas and a bloody game of cat and mouse with the pirates who ply the lunatic winds there. But while war comes naturally to the young husband, politics doesn't.
The king's coat : a novel by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 714 libraries worldwide
In 1780, 17-year-old Alan Lewrie is rebellious and close to being a libertine, so much so that his father believes a bit of naval discipline will turn the boy around. Fresh aboard the king's ship ARIADNE, Midshipman Lewrie heads for the war-torn Americas, finding - rather unexpectedly - that he is a born sailor, equally at home on bawdy shore leave or afloat and in battle at sea.
The king's privateer by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Alan Lewrie's secret mission, on board the Telesto in the South China Seas, is to keep an eye on the Dutch, Spanish, and French to make sure they don't cause trouble for His Majesty's territories in the region.
Havoc's sword by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Royal Navy Captain Alan Lewrie participates in a duel to uphold the honor of his friend, receives unwelcome visitors on behalf of the queen, and prepares for a showdown with his nemesis, Guillaume Choundas.
The invasion year by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
After reluctantly saving the last French citizens left on rebellious Haiti, Lewrie finds himself invited back to London to receive honors from the King and soon finds himself back at sea testing a newfangled weapon called a "torpedo" and defending England from an invasion by Napoleon.
Jester's fortune by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A scheme by the Royal Navy to enroll Serb pirates in fighting the French during the Napoleonic Wars is opposed by Alan Lewrie, captain of a sloop in the Adriatic. But the commander of his squadron goes ahead anyway and the consequences are disastrous, the Serbs taking the opportunity for some ethnic cleansing. By the author of A King's Commander.
What lies buried : a novel of Old Cape Fear by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
A well-respected political leader is found dead on a road in pre-revolutionary Cape Fear, North Carolina, and the subsequent murder investigation uncovers oceans of ill will across the socio-economic spectrum.
Troubled waters by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic Wars, Royal Naval Captain Alan Lewrie finds that he has been sentenced to death in absentia for stealing slaves and commands a raid against fortifications on the French coast while dealing with an old rival.
H.M.S. Cockerel by Dewey Lambdin ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and German and held by 202 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Lieutenant Lewrie of the Royal Navy, first between sheets with Nelson's mistress, then at sea off Toulon during the French Revolution, where he is briefly captured by Colonel Bonaparte.
A king's commander by Dewey Lambdin ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 196 libraries worldwide
The adventures in love and war of Alan Lewrie, a young British naval officer during the Napoleonic Wars. In 1794 he is given his first command, an 18-gun sloop which he sails into the Ligurian Sea to help the Austrians against the French. Naval operations are interrupted when Lewrie is ordered ashore in order to seduce a beautiful woman spying for France. By the author of HMS Cockerel.
The king's commission by Dewey Lambdin ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Alan Lewrie, midshipman aboard the frigate Desperate, has helped defeat the French Capricieuse off St. Kitts, but has an even greater cause for celebration: His commission as lieutenant and posting to the brig o' war Shrike, which he joins as first officer. Lewrie takes up patrolling the North American coast, and attempts to induce the Seminole and Muskogee tribes to ally themselves with the British against the nettlesome and rebellious colonists. In negotiation with the Indians, Lewrie finds a willing Indian maiden, but must leave her to return to the Caribbean, and to fight alongside Captain Horatio Nelson in the battle of Turks Island.
Sea of grey [an Alan Lewrie naval adventure by Dewey Lambdin ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Alan Lewrie, is in trouble with his wife, condemned by his daughter, and out of favor with the Admiralty. In his new command, he finds plenty of engagements, both of the naval and the romantic kind.
The captain's vengeance by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Eine Hand für den König Alan Lewrie auf der Alacrity ; Roman by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Al servicio del rey by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Eine Hand für das Schiff Alan Lewrie in den Gewässern der Bahamas ; Roman by Dewey Lambdin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
つまずき者の隠密航海 ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
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