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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.
©2016 Mike Lunnon-Wood (P)2017 Audible, Ltd.
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By Timothy on 06-18-17

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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By Creeker on 06-07-17

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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By Royston on 01-01-18

Cracking story

No 2 in the series continues with the same excellent form as book 1. Although this story takes us in a different direction with new characters they are created with the same level of excellence as before.
Having read a host of military memoirs on the trot it has been refreshing to read the works of such an excellent author.
I look forward to book 3 in the series with zeal.

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By mr on 11-16-17

Another tremendous tale of daring do

This book does not help you to sleep it is far to gripping. Contains appropriate service language :-)

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