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The Rising Gale: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 1: An Eye of the Fleet, A King's Cutter, A Brig of War

Richard Woodman

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Nathaniel Drinkwater Omn, Fiction, War & combat fiction

Comprising AN EYE OF THE FLEET, A KING'S CUTTER and A BRIG OF WAR, this omnibus edition contains the first, second and third novels in the acclaimed Nathaniel Drinkwater naval adventure series and is perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester.

Nathaniel Drinkwater is engaged in dramatic action off the coast of Spain in Admiral Rodney's famous Moonlight Battle and the capture of the Santa Teresa. But his adventures also bring rebellion on board and a perilous expedition into the Carolina swamps.

Clandestine operations off the coast of France aboard the twelve-gun cutter Kestrel involves Drinkwater in the French Revolution, rescuing refugees from Madame Guillotine and helping British agents infiltrate France.

At the request of Nelson himself, Drinkwater is despatched to the Red Sea on an urgent mission, and he soon finds himself on a thrilling naval operation on the flank of Napoleon's Egyptian campaign.

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Praise for The Rising Gale: Nathaniel Drinkwater Omnibus 1: An Eye of the Fleet, A King's Cutter, A Brig of War

  • This author has quietly stolen the weather-gauge from most of his rivals in the Hornblower stakes - Observer

  • Packed with exciting incident, worthy of wide appeal to those who love thrilling nautical encounters and the sea - Nautical magazine

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Richard Woodman

Richard Woodman is well-known for his Nathaniel Drinkwater series of historical naval novels, a dozen other sea-stories, histories of the development of ships and works on sea-power during the Napoleonic Wars. He has also produced two widely acclaimed studies of convoys operations during the Second World War, Malta Convoys and Arctic Convoys.

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