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Sword of Honour
by Alexander Kent




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February 1813 As American privateers pick off British and Canadian ships in the wake of the War of 1812, Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to defend Crown property. In the cold waters of Nova Scotia, he fights fruitless skirmishes with men of the frontier, all the while longing for peace. As the admiral s enemies pull strings behind the scenes to bring Bolitho down, his nephew Adam rises to the grueling challenges-for himself and for his beloved uncle. March 1814 An ultimately decisive episode in the Bolitho canon, Sword of Honour sees Sir Richard return from a wearing campaign in North American waters to take up a command in Malta. Meanwhile, his nephew Adam remains behind as captain of a frigate on the American coast. As England s long war with Napoleon reaches its end, will Richard Bolitho s longing for peace-both public and personal-be fulfilled?

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Overview

February 1813 As American privateers pick off British and Canadian ships in the wake of the War of 1812, Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to defend Crown property. In the cold waters of Nova Scotia, he fights fruitless skirmishes with men of the frontier, all the while longing for peace. As the admiral s enemies pull strings behind the scenes to bring Bolitho down, his nephew Adam rises to the grueling challenges-for himself and for his beloved uncle. March 1814 An ultimately decisive episode in the Bolitho canon, Sword of Honour sees Sir Richard return from a wearing campaign in North American waters to take up a command in Malta. Meanwhile, his nephew Adam remains behind as captain of a frigate on the American coast. As England s long war with Napoleon reaches its end, will Richard Bolitho s longing for peace-both public and personal-be fulfilled?

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780935526936
  • ISBN-10: 0935526935
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publish Date: April 2001
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds

Series: Bolitho Novels #23

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