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Shadow On The Water

Shadow On The Water

by Valerie Roosa


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In Shadow on the Water, a mysterious turn of events during the war of 1812 sends Henry Stapleton, a victim of the British press gangs at the beginning of the war, into dangerous circumstances in Boston. His loyalties are pushed to the limits as he risks a daring escape on a privateering schooner, and ends up dueling with her captain. Who are his friends, and who are his enemies within the political and naval maelstrom of war? The adventure continues . . .

The first of the series is True Colors.

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ISBN-13: 9781436329781
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 06/19/2008
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Author Valerie Roosa has a passionate interest in history, and the sea. Educated in England with a Royal Society of Arts degree in English, she has been writing for national sailing and wildlife magazines for many years, and has now graduated to historical naval fiction. She has currently written two books in this genre, the first, True Colors is now a five star rated best seller, and a third book is in the offing. Valerie is also co-author of A Cross for this Land. A lifelong sailor, together with her husband, she is certainly no stranger to the turmoil and hazards of life at sea. They currently sail on the Great Lakes.

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