The Captain’s Wives

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1991
and declined in America because the central character is male for a change!

Frank Morgan, captain of the barque Pegasus, always said he had two wives – Hilda and the sea. But in the spring of 1885, bound off for Boston with a cargo of poor Irish emigrants, a new and overwhelming emotion enters his iron-disciplined life, inspired by young Teresa O'Dee, who awakens long-buried memories

  • Brings to life not just the past but a memorable cast of characters — Newtownards Chronicle
  • An interesting read, particularly for those with an interest in Victorian life and the place of the sea and ships in late Victorian times — Nautical Magazine
  • A historical romance about life on the ocean wave that should keep his many readers happy — Oracle – teletext review
  • Sounds promising but the plot loses its way and the ending is improbable — The Times [of London]
  • He is every bit as bad as Dickens — Martin Seymour-Smith

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