The 14th volume in the rousing series detailing the adventures of Richard Bolitho in the late 18th century British Navy. After eight years of war with France, Britain must make a gesture that will show her strength and determination and one that dramatically will weaken the French cause. The Admiralty wants an attack.
Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.