Distant Gunfire: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 5 by Richard Woodman
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Distant Gunfire: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 5
By Richard Woodman

Distant Gunfire: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 5

"Shadow of the Eagle", "Ebb Tide"

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Distant Gunfire: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 5 by Richard Woodman

Book Description

THE SHADOW OF THE EAGLE - 1814: Napoleon has abdicated and the 'Great War' is at an end. As King Louis XVIII is escorted back to France by an Allied squadron, tensions remain. Attending King Louis, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater receives secret intelligence of an imminent threat to peace and risks his life and reputation to prevent disaster befalling his country...EBB TIDE - 1843: Captain Sir Nathaniel Drinkwater has been drawn out of retirement to inspect lighthouses on the west coast of England. However, tragedy strikes, and Drinkwater is suddenly confronted with the spectre of his past life: the sins and follies, valour and heroics, triumphs and disasters. Plus THE STEEPLE ROCK and THE NIGHT ATTACK: two short stories of Nathaniel Drinkwater's youthful exploits which, with a valediction, On Nathanial Drinkwater, specially written by prize-winning author Richard Woodman, concludes the history of this popular sea-hero.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751532678
ISBN-10: 0751532673
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 125mm x 40mm)
Pages: 624
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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For King or Commonwealth by Richard Woodman For King or Commonwealth, Hardback (July 2013)

1649. England has been torn asunder by a civil war that has pitted Parliamentarians against Royalists. Captain Kit Faulkner, bound to the Royalist cause, has been living in exile for the past four years. Faulkner must now support himself with the tiny rump of the Royal Navy that remains loyal.

King's Chameleon by Richard Woodman King's Chameleon, Hardback (July 2013)

England, 1659. Captain Kit Faulkner's house is prospering; his eldest son, Nathaniel, has recently returned from a profitable trip to Jamaica in the good ship Faithful, and his daughter, Hannah, has made a suitable match with a young sailor. But the resignation of the Lord Protector, Richard Cromwell, throws England into uncertainty.

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Author Biography - Richard Woodman

Richard Woodman was born in London in 1944. He became an indentured midshipman in cargo liners at 16 and has sailed in a variety of ships, serving from apprentice to captain. He remains a professional sailor and in 1978 won the Marine Society's Harmer Award.

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