Aubrey/Maturin (abridged)21 books in series
Master and Commander Summary
1800. Napoleon Bonaparte is the biggest threat to peace yet seen.
Newly promoted to command of his first ship, Captain Jack Aubrey, along with his crew, and new friend and ship’s surgeon Stephen Maturin, must patrol a Mediterranean fraught with peril but rich with rewards. A glimpse of white sails on the horizon could mean a prize to be taken – or a fight for survival.