It is the year 1900...Captain David Blackwood is ordered to Hong Kong and before long, he and his cousin, Ralf, are embroiled in the Boxer Rebellion. David is ordered to escort a beautiful German countess on a dangerous journey up the Hoshun River. In a final stand before the walls of Tientsin, Blackwood must hold on against a torrent of suicidal Chinese warriors.
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(210mm x 135mm x 21mm)
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Author Biography - Douglas Reeman
Douglas Edward Reeman, who also writes under the name Alexander Kent, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. As Alexander Kent, Reeman is the author of the best-selling "Richard Bolitho" Novels. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.