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The Admirals' Game
     

The Admirals' Game

by David Donachie
 

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1794. Lieutenant John Pearce, recently returned from the Atlantic, is caught between the constant feuding of two senior admirals. One puts him in a position of maximum danger while another asks him to undertake a hazardous commission, one he must accept in order to protect his friends, the Pelicans. They are his Achilles heel and those in power know

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1794. Lieutenant John Pearce, recently returned from the Atlantic, is caught between the constant feuding of two senior admirals. One puts him in a position of maximum danger while another asks him to undertake a hazardous commission, one he must accept in order to protect his friends, the Pelicans. They are his Achilles heel and those in power know it.

Meanwhile, Pearce is also trying to construct a perjury case against Captain Ralph Barclay, whose nephew Toby Burns has become a reluctant pawn in the game, the objective of which is to finally silence the man who could bring about Barclay’s ruin: John Pearce.

Highly charged, packed with historical detail and loaded with action -The Admirals’ Gameis a must-read for all nautical adventure fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749013097
Publisher:
Allison & Busby, Limited
Publication date:
02/08/2013
Series:
John Pearce , #5
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
405,273
File size:
378 KB

Meet the Author

Jack Ludlow is the pen-name of writer David Donachie, who was born in Edinburgh in 1944. He has always had an abiding interest in history: from the Roman Republic to medieval warfare as well as the naval history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which he has drawn on for his many historical adventure novels. David lives in Deal with his partner, the novelist Sarah Grazebrook.

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