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Hoare and the Headless Captains: A Maritime Mystery Featuring Captain Bartholomew Hoare

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Publisher Comments:

The second of a series of historical mysteries featuring Batholomeu Hoare, officer in His Majesty's Royal Navy during the reign of George III. Hoare is charged with finding the murderer of his Majesty's captains and uncovers an egregious conspiracy of theft and violence. Resurrected once again is the colorful Miss Jane Austen, as well as other delightful characters also featured in the first novel in this promising new series.

Synopsis:

In Perkins' second maritime mystery, Bartholomew Hoare, the Royal Navy's investigator, again comes up against Bonaparte's secret service, and confronts certain deluded high-placed Englishmen in its employ. Hoare, still seeking the hand of Jane Austen's friend Eleanor Graves, commands the oddest collection of unseaworthy sailors in the Royal Navy to help him find the killers of two murdered Naval officers.

About the Author

Wilder Perkins made his home in Easton, Maryland. He died in 1999.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312252489
Subtitle:
A Maritime Mystery Featuring Captain Bartholomew Hoare
Author:
Perkins, Wilder
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Government investigators
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Hoare, bartholomew (fictitious character)
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
No. 2
Publication Date:
20000111
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.54 x 5.84 x 0.935 in

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"Synopsis" by , In Perkins' second maritime mystery, Bartholomew Hoare, the Royal Navy's investigator, again comes up against Bonaparte's secret service, and confronts certain deluded high-placed Englishmen in its employ. Hoare, still seeking the hand of Jane Austen's friend Eleanor Graves, commands the oddest collection of unseaworthy sailors in the Royal Navy to help him find the killers of two murdered Naval officers.
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