Recent titles

Recent titles

Angus is the author of over sixty books. Recent titles include, There was a Soldier (selected as Waterstone's Scottish Book of the Month for June 2009), the critically acclaimed Sovereigns of the Sea, Piracy: The Complete History, and Blackbeard, his well-received biography of the notorious pirate.

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Speaking engagements

Angus is available for lectures and speaking engagements. These have taken him all over the world, blah lorum blah ipsum, piracy, parrots & powder.

Blackbeard's Last Fight

Recent release

Blackbeard's Last Fight: Pirate Hunting in North Carolina, 1718

This book tells the dramatic story of the operation mounted to rid the world of Edward Teach, the notorious pirate in the Americas infamously known as Blackbeard.

Angus' Archive

Bismark Owner's Manual Released

11-02-2015

Bismark Owner's ManualWhat do you get the man who recieved the pride of the German Navy in his Christmas stocking?
A Haynes Owner's Manual.

The anatomy of the Bismarck is examined in detail, including her construction, armoured protection, propulsion, weaponry, gunnery direction, the bridge, sensors, steering and crew quarters. Life on board is described and a final chapter reviews Robert Ballard's discovery of the wreck of the Bismarck. More than 200 archive photographs.