Bio: Margaret was born in England but lives on the island of Tasmania. Combining her love of history and the sea, she has woven these elements into historical fiction stories. As a member of a sail training association, she has sailed on several tall ships, including a voyage across the Atlantic in a barquentine. Her travels have taken her around the world, including to Antarctica -- a location she used as the setting for a maritime fiction adventure. Margaret is currently studying Australian colonial history at university and has had five books published in Britain by Robert Hale Ltd.
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From a beach near Portsmouth, Captain Quintrell observes a fleet of ships little knowing he will soon have command of a frigate and be entrusted with secret orders. Unaware of the dangers awaiting him, he sails south where sabotage, murder and the rumblings of a volcanic island pose as much threat as a broadside from a French man-of-war. Historical Nautical Adventure by Margaret Muir; originally published by Robert Hale [UK]
Emma's life is in ruins and to survive she must escape from her cruel husband and find a new life far away from Whitby. A strange encounter with a French sailor provides her with the opportunity to stow away on a ship bound for Australia. But even at sea, danger stalks her and the changing moods of the turbulent ocean mirror Emma's emotional journey. Historical seafaring adventure/romance by Margaret Muir; originally published by Robert Hale [UK]