Teaser Tuesday 11/29/2016: “The Complete Midshipman Bolitho”

So this week I’ve been reading The Complete Midshipman Bolitho, by Alexander Kent, which is an omnibus of three short novels about Richard Bolitho and his adventures in the Royal Navy.

 

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You’re gonna need a bigger boat.

I keep wanting to call him Midshipman Bolingo, but that is something completely different.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/5/2016: “Ramage”

So this week I’m reading Ramage, by Dudley Pope. No, “Ramage” is not Scooby-Doo trying to say “Damage”; it’s the first book in a 1960s-era naval series along the lines of the “Horatio Hornblower” novels — at least, I assume it’s along those lines, since I never read the “Hornblower” books or saw the television series. But look! Boats!

Somewhere, beyond the sea ...
Somewhere, beyond the sea …

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Teaser Tuesday 10/28/2014: “The Sekhmet Bed”

So at the moment I’m reading The Sekhmet Bed, by Lavender Ironside, which may or may not be a pseudonym, but is an Awesome McCoolname nevertheless.

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Confined to a wheelchair after being paralyzed by a Death-Eater attack, Lavender Brown Ironside continues to fight for Hogwarts, for justice, and to get Ron Weasley to pay attention to her

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