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  1. Northern Exposure 8. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 08/01/2017 (Updated: 10/21/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • boat
    • europe
    • war
    • military

    George Granger has been separated from his command, and how finds himself in limbo, waiting for Valiant to return. In the meantime, the Admiralty has found other things for him to do. Little does Granger know that when his ship finally does return, he'll be given an entirely different challenge, one that will take him to entirely new waters.

    • 68 Chapters
    • 332,804 Words
    • 528,962 Views
    • 1,125 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  2. WHITE-JACKET – A Man at War – A Filmscript 6. The Secret Melville

    By AC Benus, in Screenplays. 07/25/2014 (Updated: 04/13/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, Non-Fiction, General Fiction, Horror, Thriller/Suspense, Historical, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama, Reference, Action Fiction, Nautical , Industrial Revolution, Historical Literary, Psychological, Psychological Thriller
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    1845. In the spring Redburn leaves Peru for New York on a warship. He has nothing, and feels like a failure. Worst of all is the loss he leaves behind him in the Pacific – his husband is dead, and Toby is lost and presumably long buried. What awaits him in the fall when he arrives back 'home,' to a place he has not been for four years? There he must consider what his brother wants for him, against how Redburn might honor the noblest sacrifices of the men who love him have made.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 37,580 Words
    • 8,336 Views
    • 12 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  3. HMS Valiant 7. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 02/24/2014 (Updated: 02/11/2017)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • teen
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • bisexual
    • military

    George Granger has been home for six months on parole, anxiously awaiting news that he has been exchanged, hoping that once he is, he can once again return to active duty in the Royal Navy. Now, in May, 1799, his wish is granted.

    • 46 Chapters
    • 237,027 Words
    • 409,601 Views
    • 803 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  4. Odyssey 6. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 04/15/2012 (Updated: 02/05/2014)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
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    It is April, 1797, and England is still celebrating the victory at the Battle of St. Vincent. Sir George Granger is given orders to set off on a voyage to the East Indies, but there are several challenges that await him before he can even sail.

    • 77 Chapters
    • 406,360 Words
    • 648,501 Views
    • 1,396 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  5. St. Vincent 5. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 03/11/2011 (Updated: 03/21/2012)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • teen
    • young adult
    • mature adult
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    • gay
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    As 1796 draws to a close and England now has Spain as a new enemy, Sir George Granger returns to the Mediterranean to find that the whole situation has changed.

    • 42 Chapters
    • 200,425 Words
    • 370,301 Views
    • 702 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  6. HMS Belvidera 4. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 01/03/2011 (Updated: 02/23/2011)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • child
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • bisexual
    • military

    It's 1795, and George Granger is promoted to Post Captain and takes command of a troubled frigate.

    • 44 Chapters
    • 231,450 Words
    • 342,651 Views
    • 308 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  7. The Wardroom 2. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 01/03/2011 (Updated: 01/06/2011)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • teen
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    • mature adult
    • adult
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    The second installment of the Bridgemont Series starts in 1793. George Granger has been promoted to Lieutenant.

    • 25 Chapters
    • 121,911 Words
    • 203,760 Views
    • 182 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  8. The Gunroom 1. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 01/03/2011 (Updated: 01/06/2011)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
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    This is the story of George Granger, a young aristocrat who joins the Royal Navy during the French Revolution/Napoleonic Wars. This is the first book, and tracks George as he joins his first ship in 1791

    • 14 Chapters
    • 73,211 Words
    • 146,462 Views
    • 153 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  9. Master and Commander 3. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 01/03/2011 (Updated: 01/06/2011)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Romance, Coming of Age, Industrial Revolution
    • teen
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • bisexual
    • military

    It is 1794, and George Granger takes command of his first ship.

    • 32 Chapters
    • 164,036 Words
    • 242,714 Views
    • 202 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
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