James Long

James Long is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction and thrillers. A former BBC correspondent, he lives in Bristol.

Books by this Author

Summer 1679 and a Balthasar St Michel is fighting a duel – and winning. A second-generation immigrant, the son of a displaced French aristocrat, a survivor in a foreign land, Balty is obliged by circumstance to become an expert predator. Balty is also the Navy's Muster Master at Deal – but this time he is in serious trouble, accused of stealing the cargo of an English vessel.

Balty is hoping his brother-in-law’s influence as the highest official in the Navy Office will save him – but...