King's Shilling : British Military Quartet

  • by Mike Lunnon-Wood
  • Narrated by John Telfer
  • Series: British Military Quartet
  • 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

As a powerful insurgent army closes on Liberia's capital, London is forced to act, and HMS Beaufort is despatched to West Africa to pull British nationals from the teeth of encroaching danger. But when the volatile situation ashore unravels, the frigate's crew must draw deep on reserves of skill, ingenuity and sheer bloody mindedness to save it. And with time running out Beaufort's Captain makes the decision to take his ship up river....
Cover art courtesy of Crown Copyright.


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Outstanding listen

A brilliantly written fictional account of of a Royal Navy action to rescue British and American nationals from a civil war. The characters are well drawn and the writing is superb - didn't want it to end
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- Timothy

King's Shilling

I was so happy to find this series about the British Navy and the RNLI. These are excellent stories which make the books hard to put down. They are well-written and well researched, . Too bad there are only 4 in the series. Mike has passed away now-unfortunately. Some of the scenes of the storm in book 1 are truly thrilling. Mike must have been out in some bad weather conditions to get this right. For anyone who loves the sea,book 1 is a must
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- Creeker

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-16-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios