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By S. Thomas Russell

ISBN-10: 1101438398

ISBN-13: 9781101438398

"[A] exciting tale of nautical warfare" ("Kirkus Reviews") from the writer of "Under Enemy Colors."

Winter 1793. grasp and Commander Charles Hayden is given orders to come to the ill-fated HMS Themis because the British struggle the French for keep watch over of the strategically situated island of Corsica, the place his captaincy and armed forces ability are stretched to their utmost as he reveals himself on the forefront of this brutal conflict of empires.

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He lifted the flap of the tent and smiled again at me, teeth and eyes gleaming. Some deep-set instinct made me hesitate. I stooped to peer inside the dim, empty interior, then, still bending over, glanced about to see if anyone else might be near. The area was greatly deserted at this mid-afternoon hour; the few folk I saw seemed busy about their tasks. “Come, come. ” he said with a laugh and gave my bum a shove that toppled me to elbows and knees inside. That shattered the haze of my daydream.

If I keep our records and sums straight, he’ll bring me a book from London once a year, one with pretty poems, maybe even sonnets. He’s soon going to have a pack train of his own. ” “I truly covet books, and my father says he can borrow me some from Edward Arden, the head of my mother’s family. But my father won’t like your da’s rival pack train,” Will said as we tarried. We were skipping stones in the Avon, upstream from the bridge a bit where the fierce eddy always snagged things and swept them round and round.

But you can’t ride,” Will protested. ” I demanded, hands on my skinny hips. “Oh, I’d like to be, but never will. I’m going to tell Mrs. Whateley I need to walk to Temple Grafton to get something I forgot. I’ll dress like a lad, take one of the mounts and ride to see the tumbler and that’s that. ” I could tell Will was in a wretched mood. He’d hardly been able to enjoy anything since catastrophe had befallen the Ardens the day the queen arrived at Kenilworth. ” But today, mayhap my crisis distracted Will.

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