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In Peace and War: A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point

by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank Wiley (September 01, 2007)

Founded in 1937, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, has trained more than 20,000 professional mariners-and, in the process, has weathered many turbulent times.

In Peace and War draws on...


Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship

by Angus Konstam Wiley (August 01, 2008)

Savor the story of the ultimate warship in Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship, which chronicles the history of Sovereign of the Seas, an immensely powerful floating...


Hide and Seek: The Untold Story of Cold War Naval Espionage

by Peter A. Huchthausen & Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix Wiley (January 01, 2009)

Through dramatic incidents tells for the first time the full story of the development of Cold War naval intelligence from the end of WWII to the breakup the Soviet Union in 1991, from both sides, East and West....


Mounted Warriors: From Alexander the Great and Cromwell to Stuart, Sheridan, and Custer

by Gene Smith Wiley (April 01, 2009)

Men, Horses, and All Kinds of Weapons

It may startle some people to remember that, little more than a century ago, the horse was not only humanity's primary means of swift transportation, it was also a major...


Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg

by James R. Arnold Wiley (August 24, 2007)

Vicksburg is the key. . . . Let us get Vicksburg, and all that country is ours.--President Abraham Lincoln, 1862

In a brilliantly constructed and powerfully rendered new account, James R. Arnold offers a penetrating...


Unrestricted Warfare: How a New Breed of Officers Led the Submarine Force to Victory in World War II

by James F. DeRose Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Unrestricted Warfare reveals the dramatic story of the harsh baptism by fire faced by U.S. submarine commanders in World War II. The first skippers went to battle hamstrung by conservative peacetime training...


War Beneath the Sea: Submarine Conflict During World War II

by Peter Padfield Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Praise for War Beneath the Sea

"I am truly filled with awe and admiration...fascinating and a great contribution to the entire lore of submarines.... I wish I had written the book." ?Capt. Edward L. Beach, USN...


Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815

by Nathan Miller Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Praise for BROADSIDES

"Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the night before battle bestows eternal rest and peerless immortality upon him; envision with Mahan the storm-tossed and ever-watchful...


Trafalgar's Lost Hero: Admiral Lord Collingwood and the Defeat of Napoleon

by Max Adams Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Trafalgar's Lost Hero introduces the man whose real-life exploits have been attributed to the likes of Horatio Alger and Jack Aubrey. Never seeking the public acclaim craved by his closest friend and comrade...


Shadow Voyage: The Extraordinary Wartime Escape of the Legendary SS Bremen

by Peter A. Huchthausen Wiley (April 21, 2008)

A fast-paced, little-known story of danger at sea on the eve of World War II

On the sweltering evening of August 30, 1939, the German luxury liner S.S. Bremen slipped her moorings on Manhattan's west side, abandoned...


October Fury

by Peter A. Huchthausen Wiley (August 03, 2007)

"Huchthausen knows the hidden history of the Cuban missile crisis . . . October Fury contains startling revelations."

-- TOM CLANCY

Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath

It was the most spectacular...


Joint Ventures: Inside America's Almost Legal Marijuana Industry

by Trish Regan Wiley (March 08, 2011)

CNBC anchor Trish Regan takes you behind the scenes of America's thriving pot industry, to show readers things only drug dealers know about this secret world. Forget amber waves of grain. Today, it's marijuana...