A Sloop of War
What is being said about A Sloop of War
I love stories of the Age of Sail, and this is one of the best...that I have read in a long while. In fact, I'd go as far as saying this is better than even Patrick O'Brian...
Helen Hollick, founder of Discovering Diamonds Reviews, awarding Book of the Month June 2018
...just as much excitement and attention to historical detail as the first volume, The Captain’s Nephew, with more nuanced character development as the author adds to his already considerable writing craft and storytelling...
Award winning author Jeffrey K. Walker
Allan serves up a great yarn in the finest traditions of wooden ships and iron men. The pace is brisk and the intersecting plot lines run together neatly...
David Hambling, freelance writer (New Scientist, the Guardian newspaper) and author
A Sloop of War is a fast-paced nautical adventure interwoven with land and sea actions...scenes are laced with humor, and the wonderfully descriptive comparison in the final engagement perfectly allows readers to imagine what is unfolding.
Cindy Vallar, Editor & Reviewer