King's Captain

An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure

Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures (Volume 9)

Dewey Lambdin

Thomas Dunne Books

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Following the footsteps of Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey, whose ripping adventures capture thousands of new readers each year, comes the heir apparent to the mantle of Forester and O'Brian: Dewey Lambdin, and his acclaimed Alan Lewrie series. In this latest adventure Lewrie is promoted for his quick action in the Battle of Cape St. Vincent, but before he's even had a chance to settle into his new role, a mutiny rages through the fleet, and the sudden reappearance of an old enemy has Lewrie fighting not just for his command, but for his life.

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BOOK ONE
 
 
Non equidem invideo; mirror magis; undique totis usque adeo turbatur agris.
 Well, I grudge you not—rather I marvel; such unrest is there on all sides in the land.—THE ECLOGUES, I, 11–12 VIRGIL
CHAPTER ONE
 
 It should have been a glad day. Yet to Lewrie it seemed to be one of infinite sadness. Though the harbour waters were sparkling and glittering, the skies were fresh-washed blue, stippled with benign and pristine brush-stroked clouds; the sun was bright; and the day was just warm enough to be mild, yet not hot enough

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Dewey Lambdin

Dewey Lambdin is the author of eight previous Alan Lewrie novels. A member of the U.S. Naval Institute and a Friend of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, he lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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King's Captain
An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure
Dewey Lambdin

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2002
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9780312276522
ISBN10: 0312276524
352 pages
$9.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
September 2002
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ISBN: 9780312305086
ISBN10: 0312305087
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 368 pages
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