A list of books in the series. As of June 2018, there are 9 books in the series. They can be divided into X groups. The first trilogy of Quarter Share, Half Share and Full Share details Ismael Wang's coming of age on the SC Lois McKendrick and end with him leaving for the Academy to become an ship's officer. The second trilogy of Double Share, Captain's Share and Owner's Share details his growth as an adult. The third set consists of In Ashes Born and To Fire Called
There is one stand alone book, Tales of the South Coast that deals with a the source of the Whelkies and has no characters in common with the earlier books.
Milk Run and Suicide Run introduce a new story arc with two new main characters.
There is also one book of short stories, A Light In the Dark.