"Not content to outflank and outgun C. S. Forester with his vivid and accurate shipboard action, storm havoc and battle scenes, Donachie has made Ludlow the most compulsively readable amateur detective since Dick Francis' latest ex-jockey." —Cambrige Evening News
"High adventure and detection cunningly spliced." —Times of London Literary Review
"Skullduggery . . . rousing battles. Authenticity guaranteed: taste the salt and smell the powder. Donachie sails on without a rival in sight." —Times Literary Review
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About the Author
DAVID DONACHIE was born in Edinburgh in 1944. He has had a variety of jobs, including selling everything from business machines to soap. He has always had an abiding interest in the naval history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The author of a number of bestselling books, he now lives in Deal with his wife, the novelist Sarah Grazebrook. He also writes under the pseudonym Jack Ludlow.