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Tango0116 Aug 2017 9:32 p.m. PST

"1807: Napoleon has turned his attention to Portugal. Sir Thomas Kydd is ordered to Lisbon to assist in the evacuation of the Portuguese royal family. There, in the chaos of the evacuation, he meets Persephone Lockwood, daughter of an Admiral and a ghost from his past. On his return to England, he takes advantage of his reputation and uses the opportunity to move into the highest echelons of society. The Prince of Wales asks him to take temporary command of the royal yacht. While sailing to Yarmouth Kydd realises they are being stalked by French privateers. Can he avoid the disgrace that capture of the Prince would bring…"
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IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP17 Aug 2017 11:58 a.m. PST

It sounds like a novel?

MaggieC70 Supporting Member of TMP17 Aug 2017 5:57 p.m. PST

It is indeed a novel, one in a series. Judging from the Amazon reviews, some readers object to the romantic aspects at the expense of the usual naval battles.

Tango0117 Aug 2017 10:44 p.m. PST

A novel indeed.

I love novels of that Era… (and others too) (smile)


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