Thomas Kydd Books in Order: How to read Julian Stockwin’s series?
Next to Hornblower and Aubrey-Maturin.
What is the Thomas Kydd Series about?
The Thomas Kydd series is written by Julian Stockwin MBE, an English author of historical action-adventure fiction. He served for the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy before joining the University of Tasmania where he study cross-cultural psychology. He later rejoined the Navy.
Stockwin’s writing career started in 1996. The Kydd series hit the shelves five years later and became his main work.
Set during the Age of Fighting Sail, the series focuses on the adventures of the young Kydd, who was pressed into service on a British ship in 1793. This is “a dramatic story closely based on real events following one man’s journey as he becomes a true sailor and defender of Britain.” There are 25 books in the series.
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