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The year is 1863. The Civil War is leaving its bloody trail across the nation as Peter Wake, born and bred in the North, joins the U.S. Navy and arrives in Florida for duty with the East Gulf Blockading Squadron. Assigned to the Rosalie, a tiny, armed sloop, Captain Wake commands a group of seasoned seamen on a series of voyages to seek and arrest Confederate blockade-runners and sympathizers, first in Florida's coastal waters, then in a dirty and corrupt Havana, and finally near the remote out-islands of the Bahamas. Wake learns he must make the ugly decisions of war even in a beautiful, tropical paradise--decisions that take him up to the edge of honor.

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Robert N. Macomber is an internationally acclaimed maritime lecturer, television commentator, and defense consultant. His honors include the American Library Association’s 2008 Boyd Literary Novel Award. Each year he is a guest author aboard Queen Mary 2 and other luxury liners, lectures in the Pacific and Europe, and circles the globe researching and writing.

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It’s June, 1888, and Cmdr. Peter Wake, U.S. naval intelligence agent, is in Florida culminating an espionage mission to learn Spain’s naval readiness in Cuba. A woman from his past shows up, begging him to find her missing son, and Wake sets off across Florida, through the Bahamian islands, and deep into the dank jungles of Haiti. His band includes a Smithsonian ethnologist, a Bahamian Seminole sailor, Russian spies, and a Polish-Haitian soldier. Overcoming storms, mutiny, and shipwreck, Wake discovers the hidden lair of an anarchist group planning to wreak havoc around the world—unless he stops it.

About the Author

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“Sign on early and set sail with Peter Wake for both solid historical content and exciting sea stories.”     —Naval Institute Proceedings

 “At last we have an American character the equivalent of Hornblower or Aubrey.”— John Prados, author of Combined Fleet Decoded

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781561642526
Author:
Macomber, Robert N.
Publisher:
Pineapple Press
Author:
Macomber, Robert N.
Location:
Sarasota, Fla.
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
War
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Florida
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
The Honor Series
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20020201
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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"Synopsis" by , '\'

Robert N. Macomber is an internationally acclaimed maritime lecturer, television commentator, and defense consultant. His honors include the American Library Association’s 2008 Boyd Literary Novel Award. Each year he is a guest author aboard Queen Mary 2 and other luxury liners, lectures in the Pacific and Europe, and circles the globe researching and writing.

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"Synopsis" by ,

It’s June, 1888, and Cmdr. Peter Wake, U.S. naval intelligence agent, is in Florida culminating an espionage mission to learn Spain’s naval readiness in Cuba. A woman from his past shows up, begging him to find her missing son, and Wake sets off across Florida, through the Bahamian islands, and deep into the dank jungles of Haiti. His band includes a Smithsonian ethnologist, a Bahamian Seminole sailor, Russian spies, and a Polish-Haitian soldier. Overcoming storms, mutiny, and shipwreck, Wake discovers the hidden lair of an anarchist group planning to wreak havoc around the world—unless he stops it.

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