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Returning safely to England after the dramatic capture of Martinique, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds an all too brief respite from war and politics. But the shadow of a new conflict already darkens the horizon. The old enemy, France, forges an uneasy alliance with America-threatening the safety of British trade routes. Lovers of fine nautical fiction, including fans of Patrick O` Brian, C.S. Forester, and Capt. Frederick Marryat, will make a new hero of Richard Bolitho and avidly follow his exciting, historically authentic adventures.

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Soon after taking part in the dramatic capture of Martinique in the Caribbean, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is next despatched to the African coast to gather a flotilla and stop French attacks on British trade routes. But Bolitho must contend with more than Britain's old enemy—he must also face the hatred of his flag captain and betrayal by a man he once counted on as his friend.

About the Author

Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935526837
Author:
Kent, Alexander
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Location:
Ithaca, N.Y. :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
War
Subject:
Sea & Ocean
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Napoleonic wars, 1800-1815
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Bolitho, Richard
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Great Britain History, Naval 19th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Richard Bolitho Novels (Paperback)
Series Volume:
2000-03
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.50 in 1.00 lb

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Soon after taking part in the dramatic capture of Martinique in the Caribbean, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is next despatched to the African coast to gather a flotilla and stop French attacks on British trade routes. But Bolitho must contend with more than Britain's old enemy—he must also face the hatred of his flag captain and betrayal by a man he once counted on as his friend.
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