David Donachie

David Donachie

David Donachie also wrote as: Jack Ludlow and Tom Connery.

David Donachie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1944 and passed away at the age of 80 on December 21st, 2023.

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David Donachie Stats: The highest rated book by David Donachie on Book Notification is On a Making Tide, the first novel in the Nelson and Emma series. The second-highest rated book is Tested By Fate (Nelson and Emma #2).

The most read book by David Donachie on Book Notification is By the Mast Divided, the first novel in the John Pearce series. The second most read book is On a Making Tide (Nelson and Emma #1).

Below is a complete list of David Donachie books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by David Donachie is the Nelson and Emma Series.

List of Armistice Books in Publication Order

List of Conquest Trilogy Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Contraband Shore Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Crusades Trilogy Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of John Pearce Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8
By the Mast Divided
2005
2
A Shot Rolling Ship
2005
3
An Awkward Commission
2007
4
A Flag of Truce
2008
5
The Admiral's Game
2008
6
An Ill Wind
2009
7
Blown Off Course
2010
8
Enemies at Every Turn
2012
9
A Sea of Troubles
2012
10
A Divided Command
2013
11
The Devil to Pay
2014
12
The Perils of Command
2016
13
A Treacherous Coast
2016
14
On a Particular Service
2017
15
A Close Run Thing
2019
16
HMS Hazard
2021
17
A Troubled Course
2022
18
Droits of the Crown
2023

List of The Last Roman Trilogy Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Markham Of The Marines Books in Publication Order (as Tom Connery)

List of Midshipman Wormwood Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Nelson and Emma Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Privateersman Mysteries Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Republic Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Road to War Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of SAS Boat Troop Books in Publication Order (as Jack Ludlow)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

David Donachie: Biography

David Donachie was born in 1944. David passed away December 21st, 2023 at 80 years old. David Donachie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

David Donachie was the author of the John Pearce series which consists of 18 novels. The John Pearce series started in 2005 with the novel By the Mast Divided. The most recently released novel in the John Pearce series was Droits of the Crown which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the John Pearce series.

David Donachie also wrote the Privateersman Mysteries series which has 6 books including The Devil's Own Luck and The Dying Trade.

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  3. Seth Hunter, author of the Nathan Peake Series.
  4. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  5. Brad Thor, author of the Scot Harvath Series.

David Donachie: F.A.Q

When was David Donachie Born?

David Donachie was born in 1944.

When did David Donachie die?

David Donachie died on December 21st, 2023 at 80 years old.

Where was David Donachie Born?

David Donachie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

What was the first book David Donachie wrote?

The first novel written by David Donachie was The Devil's Own Luck, published in 1993.

What was the most recent book David Donachie wrote?

His most recently released work was Droits of the Crown on September 5th, 2023.

How many books has David Donachie written?

David Donachie has written 57 books across 16 series.
  • 1 book in the Armistice Series
  • 3 books in the Conquest Trilogy Series
  • 3 books in the Contraband Shore Series
  • 3 books in the Crusades Trilogy Series
  • 18 books in the John Pearce Series
  • 3 books in The Last Roman Trilogy Series
  • 3 books in the Markham Of The Marines Series
  • 4 books in the Midshipman Wormwood Series
  • 3 books in the Nelson and Emma Series
  • 6 books in the Privateersman Mysteries Series
  • 3 books in the Republic Series
  • 3 books in the Road to War Series
  • 2 books in the SAS Boat Troop Series
  • 1 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Jack Ludlow Standalone Novels

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