HMS Diamond: Book Two of the Sir Sidney Smith Series [NOOK Book]

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The second book in the new Sir Sidney Smith Nautical Adventure Series

Sidney Smith, now “Sir Sidney,” is reunited with his friends, Lucas Walker and Susan Whitney.

After surviving the horrors of the destruction of Toulon, Sir Sidney is given a critical assignment. British gold shipments are going missing. Even worse, the ships are literally disappearing in plain sight of ...
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HMS Diamond: Book Two of the Sir Sidney Smith Series

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Overview

The second book in the new Sir Sidney Smith Nautical Adventure Series

Sidney Smith, now “Sir Sidney,” is reunited with his friends, Lucas Walker and Susan Whitney.

After surviving the horrors of the destruction of Toulon, Sir Sidney is given a critical assignment. British gold shipments are going missing. Even worse, the ships are literally disappearing in plain sight of their escorts and the vessels around them. The mystery must be solved if Britain is going to maintain its lines of credit and continue to finance the war. But to do that Sir Sidney must unravel a web of intrigue that leads all the way to the Board of Admiralty.

This Fireship Press series is based on the life of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith (1764-1840)

"The author's breadth of knowledge on a variety of subjects, places, and historical events makes this a very worthwhile book for history buffs as well as those who enjoy nautical adventures. This reader is eagerly anticipating the third book in the series."

"The only problem I see with this series is that the books aren't long enough for me! They make me laugh, they make me cry, and what more could you ask for in a book?"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935585329
  • Publisher: Fireship Press
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Series: The Sir Sidney Smith Series, #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 238
  • Sales rank: 181,639
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Writing has become a "second career" for Tom Grundner—or maybe a third or fourth career, depending on how you count them. Dr. Grundner received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University; a masters degree in Human Learning from the Institute for Behavioral Research in Silver Spring, Maryland; a second masters in Education from the University of Southern California; and a doctorate in Educational Philosophy and psychology, also from USC. The majority of his working life was spent as a college professor. In 1991, however, he bailed out of academia, ran a nonprofit organization for a while, bailed out of that and, given his background and training, made the only career move he thought to be logical—he became a full time custom golf clubmaker. His experience as a clubmaker led him to write a series of golf equipment books with noted golf club designer, Tom Wishon. As a result of the success of these books he was able to become one the original investors in Fireship Press. Today he serves as the “Senior Editor” of Fireship, which also allows him to indulge in his first love—writing books about the 18th Century Royal Navy. His current major project is a series of novels based on the real-life exploits of Sir Sidney Smith; and is currently working on book four of what he projects to be a nine volume series.
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