Jul 3, 2013
In my interview we talk about her characters, storyline and how she writes historical novels.
It’s a ripping story of a British Royal Navy Captain named James Blackwell, who commands a small third rates gunned British man-of-war frigate, that dose battle against the pride of a Spanish navy’s ship of the line. It’s the story of, what it was like to be on a British man-of-war of the times, fighting for old King George, combined with a romance between a hard-bitten English sea captain and a Spanish beauty.
V.E. Ulett is a long time resident of California and is an avid reader as well as writer of historical fiction.
V.E. is a member of the National Books Critics Circle and an active member and reviewer for the Historical Novel Society.
Eighteenth and nineteenth century journals and letters inspired the writing of CAPTAIN BLACKWELL’S PRIZE. The sequel takes Captain Blackwell and Mercedes into the Pacific ocean and the world of early nineteenth century exploration. A world where betrayal and danger lurk round every coral atoll.