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The Darkening Sea, Paperback / softback Book

The Darkening Sea Paperback / softback

Part of the Richard Bolitho series

Paperback / softback


Returning safely to England after the dramatic capture of Martinque, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds an all too brief respite from war and politics in the arms of his mistress Catherine Somervell.

But the shadow of a new conflict already darkens the horizon.

The old enemy, France, forges an uneasy alliance with America - threatening the safety of British trade routes.

Although ordered immediately to the Indian Ocean, for the first time Bolitho's thoughts are not of glory but his own - and the Navy's - past.

Both Nelson and Collingwood died in their country's service.

For the navy's newest Admiral, is there life beyond the sea itself?


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