Synopses & Reviews
"Macomber is the O'Brien of the Caribbean."--Randy Wayne White
"At last! Finally we have an American character the equivalent of Hornblower or Aubry."—John Prados, author Combined Fleet Decoded
"My advice is to sign on early and set sail with Peter Wake for both solid historical content and exciting sea stories!" —Naval Institute Proceedings
"Macomber is the O'Brian of the Caribbean."--Randy Wayne White
Nominated for the American Library Association Boyd Literary Award for Military Fiction. American Library Association
It’s September 1888, and Commander Peter Wake, Office of Naval Intelligence, has five days to rescue his two captured operatives from a dungeon in Spanish colonial Havana. But his plan quickly falls apart on the first day when long-time nemesis Colonel Isidro Marrón, head of Spanish counter-intelligence, springs a deadly trap that Wake can’t avoid. Huguenots, Freemasons, the beautiful actress Sarah Bernhardt, the re-election of President Grover Cleveland, and Cuban patriot José Martí are all part of the desperate action as Peter Wake uses innovation and experience to defy the odds.
Series: The Honor Series of Naval Historical Fiction, which covers the life and career of Commander Peter Wake from 1863 to 1908, a time when the United States Navy helped America become a global power. Honorable Lies is tenth in the series.
It’s Tenth in the Honor Series of Naval Historical Fiction. In September of 1888 Commander Peter Wake has five days to rescue his two captured operatives from a dungeon in Spanish colonial Havana. But his plan quickly falls apart when the head of Spanish counter-intelligence springs a deadly trap. Huguenots, Freemasons, actress Sarah Bernhardt, the re-election of President Grover Cleveland, and Cuban patriot Jose Marti all are part of the action.
About the Author
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 Award for Excellence in Military Fiction. Each year he is guest author aboard Queen Mary 2 and other luxury liners, lectures in the Pacific and Europe, and circles the globe researching and writing. Visit him at www.robertmacomber.com.