The Darkening Sea by Alexander Kent

The Darkening Sea

byAlexander Kent

Paperback | April 2, 2014

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The thrilling twenty-first naval adventure featuring Richard Bolitho.
     Returning safely to England after the dramatic capture of Martinque, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds an all too brief respite from war and politics in the arms of his mistress Catherine Somervell. 
     But the shadow of a new conflict already darkens the horizon. The old enemy, France, forges an uneasy alliance with America -- threatening the safety of British trade routes. Although ordered immediately to the Indian Ocean, for the first time Bolitho's thoughts are not of glory but his own -- and the Navy's -- past. 
     Both Nelson and Collingwood died in their country's service. For the navy's newest Admiral, is there life beyond the sea itself?

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ALEXANDER KENT is the author of twenty-eight acclaimed books featuring Richard Bolitho. Under his own name, Douglas Reeman, and in the course of a career spanning forty-five years, he has written over thirty novels and two non-fiction books.
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Title:The Darkening SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.81 × 5.07 × 0.82 inPublished:April 2, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099591669

ISBN - 13:9780099591665

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• "One of our foremost writers of naval fiction." --Sunday Times 

   • "Shipwreck, survival -- a spirited battle -- a splendid yarn." --The Times