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Captain David Blackwood is embroiled in the Boxer Rebellion. Ordered to escort a beautiful German countess on a dangerous journey up the Hoshun River, Blackwood sees death and slaughter unlike anything he has known. Finally, standing before the walls of Tientsin, he must hold on against a torrent of frenzied Chinese warriors.

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Overview

Captain David Blackwood is embroiled in the Boxer Rebellion. Ordered to escort a beautiful German countess on a dangerous journey up the Hoshun River, Blackwood sees death and slaughter unlike anything he has known. Finally, standing before the walls of Tientsin, he must hold on against a torrent of frenzied Chinese warriors.

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"Excellent . . . what Reeman likes is plot and characterization, and, like many a good craft, his lines are good and clean."  —The Times of London
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590130148
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Series: The Royal Marines Saga
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 705,483
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    2nd in a nice series

    Great 2nd novel covering the history of a fictional British family who serve in the Royal Marines. The story is based on historical events. If you enjoy the Bolithio series, you will also enjoy this series. Worth the read.

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