Persephone : Thomas Kydd

  • by Julian Stockwin
  • Narrated by Christian Rodska
  • Series: Thomas Kydd
  • 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Compelling naval action from the master of the sea story.
November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city, an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England, and it seems Kydd's chance has gone again. Only later he discovers Persephone has another suitor - and if he wants to win her hand, he must enter the highest echelons of London society.
Mixing with aristocracy and royalty brings other responsibilities. The Prince of Wales asks him to take temporary command of the Royal Yacht. Sailing to Yarmouth, Kydd realises they are being stalked by French privateers. The terrible threat of a prince of the blood being captured sees Kydd call on daring seamanship of the highest order.

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What the Critics Say

"In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world." (Guardian)

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Splendid storyline, writing and narration - for mariners and romantics alike - congrats to the Stockwin team!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-18-2017
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton