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Nick Smith

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in Durham, The United Kingdom



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August 2013


A well travelled twenty-eight year old Northumbrian in exile. When not writing, Nick is teaching Science at a local High School in the Channel Islands.

He studied Environmental Science at University, complimenting his natural love of the wilderness. His other interests are far and wide - painting, surfing, hiking, martial arts, history, cookery and home-brewing.

His debut novel Rogues' Nest is an authentic Historical Adventure set in the 18th Century Caribbean.

Average rating: 3.7 · 10 ratings · 2 reviews · 2 distinct works
Rogues' Nest (Buccaneers, #1)

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Pirates: They weren't all that bad (comparatively speaking!).

Recently a fellow author of Historical Fiction criticised my affection for pirates. They said they were sick of the romantic image of pirates, said they were nothing more than evil miscreants, and then went on to list the many misdeeds and wickedness that pirates committed. It seemed as though the author was sick of the image of the glorious pirate built up by Hollywood and swashbuckling novel Read more of this blog post »
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" Marjorie wrote: "Great stuff, Nick. Lots of detail and love your covers. Who's your designer?"

Thanks Marjorie! A shame the paragraphs don't seem to wo
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" Marjorie wrote: "Some gorgeous pictures here, Nick!"

Thanks! I just had a look at your blog - you were right, dreadfully homesick!
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Cheers steven! I just wish the text aligned properly when the RLSS feed transfers it from blog
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Regarding Escomb I'm pretty sure it has roman numerals somewhere. I was trying to find a picture of the god but to
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