Tested by Fate: The Nelson and Emma Trilogy, Part 2

Overview

It's 1784 and Nelson is sent to the Caribbean to enforce the hated Navigation Acts. While there, he marries Fanny Nisbet. Ordered next to the Mediterranean, he engages in a string of spectacular naval battles: Cape St Vincent, Tenerife, and the Nile. The ravages of war take their physical toll on Nelson, even as he gains the fame and honor he desperately craves.

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Overview

It's 1784 and Nelson is sent to the Caribbean to enforce the hated Navigation Acts. While there, he marries Fanny Nisbet. Ordered next to the Mediterranean, he engages in a string of spectacular naval battles: Cape St Vincent, Tenerife, and the Nile. The ravages of war take their physical toll on Nelson, even as he gains the fame and honor he desperately craves.

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"The strength of Donachie's writing lies in his convincing dialogue that brilliantly conveys the personalities of Nelson and Hamilton. The author certainly has done his homework . . . historical facts are very cleverly intertwined into the story."  —Bookpleasures.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590130421
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Series: Nelson and Emma Trilogy Series, #2
  • Edition description: Part 2
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

David Donachie is an avowed lover of naval fiction with a stroke of mischief, and he has lately published a multivolume biographical novel about Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton. Writing as Tom Connery, he is the author of the popular Markham of the Marines novels. A Scot by birth, he lives in Deal on the Channel coast of England.

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