A portrait of Max Hennessy

Max Hennessy

Max Hennessy was the pen-name of John Harris. He had a wide variety of jobs from sailor to cartoonist and became a highly inventive, versatile writer. In addition to crime fiction, Hennessy was a master of the war novel and drew heavily on his experiences in both the navy and air force, serving in the Second World War. His novels reflect the reality of war mixed with a heavy dose of conflict and adventure.

Books by Max Hennessy

Army of Shadows.jpg
The Fox from His Lair.jpg
Take or Destroy.jpg
Swordpoint.jpg
The Iron Stallions.jpg
Blunted Lance.jpg
Soldier of the Queen.jpg
The Courtney Entry.jpg
The Mustering of the Hawks.jpg
The Mercenaries.jpg
North Strike.jpg
Cotton's War.jpg
Ride Out the Storm.jpg
The Sea Shall Not Have Them.jpg
Back to Battle.jpg
The Dangerous Years.jpg
The Lion at Sea.jpg
Once More the Hawks.jpg
The Challenging Heights.jpg
The Bright Blue Sky.jpg