Adult Book Lists: On the High Seas

[Printable book list]

Eli Brown / FIC BROWN
Cinnamon and Gunpowder

Philippa Carr / FIC CARR
The Witch from the Sea

Michael Crichton / FIC CRICHTON
Pirate Latitudes

A. C. Crispin / FIC CRISPIN
The Price of Freedom

J. D. Davies / FIC DAVIES
The Journals of Matthew Quinton series
Gentleman Captain
The Mountain of Gold

John Drake / FIC DRAKE
Flint and Silver: A Prequel to Treasure Island

Joan Druett / MYS DRUETT
A Watery Grave

C. S. Forester / FIC FORESTER
Hornblower Saga (in chronological order) also on TV DVD HORATIO
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Lieutenant Hornblower
Hornblower and the Hotspur
Hornblower During the Crisis, and Two Stories: Hornblower's Temptation and The Last Encounter
Hornblower and the Atropos
Beat to Quarters
Ship of the Line
Flying Colours
Commodore Hornblower
Lord Hornblower
Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies

Georgette Heyer / FIC HEYER
Beauvallet

Robin Hobb / SF HOBB
Liveship Traders series
Ship of Magic
The Mad Ship
Ship of Destiny

Beverly Jenkins / FIC JENKINS
Captured

Alexander Kent / FIC KENT
Richard Bolitho series
Midshipman Bolitho
Stand Into Danger
In Gallant Company
Sloop of War
To Glory We Steer
Command a King's Ship
Enemy in Sight!
Signal-Close Action!
Beyond the Reef

Rudyard Kipling / FIC KIPLING
Captains Courageous

Dewey Lambdin / FIC LAMBDIN
Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure series
The King's Coat
The French Admiral
The King's Commission
The King's Privateer
The Gun Ketch
H. M. S. Cockerel
A King's Commander
Jester's Fortune
King's Captain
Sea of Grey
Havoc's Sword
The Captain's Vengeance
A King's Trade
Troubled Waters
The Baltic Gambit
King, Ship, and Sword
The Invasion Year
Reefs and Shoals
Hostile Shores

Johanna Lindsey / FIC LINDSEY
A Pirate's Love (also in large print)

Jack London / FIC LONDON
The Sea Wolf

Herman Melville / FIC MELVILLE
Billy Budd, Sailor and Other Stories
Moby Dick: Or, The Whale (also on DVD) and audiobook

Andrew Motion / FIC MOTION
Silver: Return to Treasure Island

Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall / FIC NORDHOFF
Bounty Trilogy
Mutiny on the Bounty (also on DVD)
Men Against the Sea
Pitcairn's Island

Patrick O'Brian / FIC OBRIAN
Aubrey & Maturin series
Master and Commander
Post Captain
H. M. S. Surprise
The Mauritius Command
Desolation Island
The Fortune of War
The Surgeon's Mate
The Ionian Mission
Treason's Harbour
The Far Side of the World
The Reverse of the Medal
The Letter of Marque
The Thirteen-Gun Salute
The Nutmeg of Consolation
The Truelove
The Wine-Dark Sea
The Commodore (also on audiobook)
The Yellow Admiral
The Hundred Days (also in large print)
Blue at the Mizzen
21: The Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey

Arturo Pérez-Reverte / FIC PEREZ
Adventures of Captain Alatriste
Captain Alatriste
Purity of Blood
The Sun Over Breda
The King's Gold
Pirates of the Levant

Wendy K. Perriman / FIC PERRIMAN
Fire on Dark Water

Tim Power / SF POWERS
On Stranger Tides

Rafael Sabatini / FIC SABATINI
Captain Blood

Robert Louis Stevenson / FIC STEVENSO
David Balfour series
Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour
David Balfour: [Being Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad]

Treasure Island (also on DVD and audiobook)