Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin

Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin

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by Philip McCutchan
     
 

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It's the 1890s and Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde finds himself out of favor with the Navy and on half-pay ashore when he is summoned to the Admiralty. His mission: to sail to the Bight of Benin in West Africa and spy on the not-so-secret Russian presence there. As a Russian speaker who is familiar with Benin, Halfhyde is confident he's the man for… See more details below

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It's the 1890s and Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde finds himself out of favor with the Navy and on half-pay ashore when he is summoned to the Admiralty. His mission: to sail to the Bight of Benin in West Africa and spy on the not-so-secret Russian presence there. As a Russian speaker who is familiar with Benin, Halfhyde is confident he's the man for the job--until he runs into Admiral Prince Gorsinski, cousin of the Czar and Halfhyde's former jailer.

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"Halfhyde is a fine hero, insubordinate and ingenious."  —The New York Times

"Much derringdo . . . McCutchan is to be congratulated. . . . He is writing about a stirring period that has been sadly neglected."  —Houston Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590132821
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
The Halfhyde Adventures , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
553,929
File size:
0 MB

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