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Publisher's Summary

Thrilled at his first command, Thomas Kydd must race to bring his ship to battle readiness - he is needed to defend Malta against Barbary corsairs, privateers and the French who are trying to rescue the remnants of their army in the Levant.
©2006 Julian Stockwin (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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4 out of 5 stars
By Michael on 08-21-15

The Hero Continues to Progress

Kidd gets his own ship. Granted, not very big, but still quite a step. This was well done again, and very entertaining.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Sally Filler on 04-17-18

The adventure continues

A pleasing continuation of the great adventure of Tom Kydd and Nicholas Ramsey. The Narration continues to be excellent

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5 out of 5 stars
By Simon on 08-28-15

Joyous!

Having followed Kydd this far I would defy anyone who has identified this character not to enjoy him getting his first real command. Stockwin makes the most of this "unexpected" turn of events and once again shows his excellent knowledge as he describes Kydd's struggles to get his ship and crew ready for sea. All delivered with Rodska's thoroughly authentic feel and this is genuinely a fine continuation of the series.

If you enjoyed the previous books then getting this is an easy recommendation.

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