Saturday, 20 June 2009

Bernard Cornwell: The Thrillers


Book List - The Thrillers

There are five of these, all (roughly) contemporary thrillers, the last of which was written in 1992. They all have sailing as a background, which is why this page has a picture of my boat as its illustration. 'Royalist' is a Cornish Crabber, Mark 2, one of 14 that I know are in the United States (out of about 350 that were built in Cornwall). I enjoyed writing the thrillers, but suspect I am happier writing historical novels. I'm always delighted when people want more of the sailing books, but I'm not planning on writing any more, at least not now - but who knows? perhaps when


SERIES NAME: The Thrillers

Wildtrack 1988 US / UK

Sea Lord 1989 US / UK

Crackdown 1990 US / UK

Stormchild 1991 US / UK

Scoundrel 1992 US / UK




Title: Wildtrack
In which a crippled veteran of the Falkland's War sails into the north Atlantic to discover whether a famous television presenter is a murderer

UK Cover


Title: Sea Lord

An eccentric and reluctant aristocrat just wants to be left alone to be a sea-gypsy, but a theft from his ancestral home hauls him back to Britain and mayhem. For idiotic reasons this book was retitled in the United States as Killer's Wake.
UK Cover


Title: Crackdown
A convalescent cruise in the Bahamas turns murderous with cocaine.
UK Cover




Title: Stormchild
Can our hero save the world from the environmentalists? Someone has to
UK Cover


Title: Scoundrel
A man goes home to Cape Cod to escape a world of European treachery and his involvement with the Provisional IRA. Others have different plans for him.
UK Cover
US Cover

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