OverviewApril 1797, Falmouth Bay. As France continues her bitter struggle for supremacy on land and sea, the Royal Navy receives a crippling blow at home: the Great Mutiny. Returning home after eighteen-months' service, Flag Captain Richard Bolitho finds himself at the center of the crisis.
Reviews"Writing in the dynamic style that first caused him to be compared with C.S. Forester and has since marked him as a writer of superior abilities in his own right, Kent re-creates a vivid picture of the 18th-century English Navy." —Library Journal
Author BiographyAlexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.