The Darkening Sea

The Darkening Sea

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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 darkens the horizon as France forge an alliance with America, threatening the safety of British trade routes.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press, 2000
ISBN: 9781590134139
9781590133248
9781590134122
9781590133231
9780935526837
Branch Call Number: FICTION Ken
Description: 1 online resource (351 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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Jun 16, 2010

Richard Bolitho returns to England after the capture of Martinique, and finds a brief respite from war and politics in the arms of his mistress, Lady Catherine Somervell.
But the affairs of nations allow little time for personal happiness, and to his surprise and dismay Bolitho is ordered almost immediately to the Indian Ocean, where the shadow of a new conflict already darkens the horizon as the old enemy, France, forges an uneasy alliance with America and threatens British trade routes.
Haunted by the deaths in their country's service of Nelson and Collingwood, and by his own vivid memories of shipwreck and tragedy, Bolitho is well aware of the price of admiralty, and for the first time considers the possibility of life not only beyond the reef but beyond the sea itself.

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