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A Ship of War

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1794, the height of the French Revolution - the Reign of Terror continues to ravage France. With no clear champion in the war, the British are desperate for a victory to restore confidence in their campaign. Captain Charles Hayden has orders to destroy a French frigate sailing from Le Havre and to gather intelligence from a royalist spy. His discovery: French plans for an imminent attack on British soil. Hayden must return to Portsmouth with haste to give warning before it's too late. But the enemy have been lying in wait for him, and so begins a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic and into the midst of a powerful French squadron. Hayden and his men must use every skill they possess to escape capture. Failure will mean the invasion of England - and the guillotine for Hayden.
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1794, the height of the French Revolution - the Reign of Terror continues to ravage France. With no clear champion in the war, the British are desperate for a victory to restore confidence in their campaign. Captain Charles Hayden has orders to destroy a French frigate sailing from Le Havre and to gather intelligence from a royalist spy. His discovery: French plans for an imminent attack on British soil. Hayden must return to Portsmouth with haste to give warning before it's too late. But the enemy have been lying in wait for him, and so begins a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic and into the midst of a powerful French squadron. Hayden and his men must use every skill they possess to escape capture. Failure will mean the invasion of England - and the guillotine for Hayden.

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Author Sean Russell
Publisher Michael Joseph
Place London
Year 2012
ISBN 9780718157494
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Condition Very Good

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