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Tenacious

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848947405

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 11th December 2009

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

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‘Paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line’ – Daily Express

Thomas Paine Kydd is in Halifax enjoying the recognition and favour of his fellow officers when Tenacious is summoned to join Horatio Nelson’s taskforce on an urgent reconnaissance mission. Intelligence suggests the French Revolution is about to set the Mediterranean ablaze, but Bonaparte’s fleet is nowhere to be found. Nelson and his ‘Band of Brothers’ begin a desperate search for him.

Kydd’s newfound ambition fuels his desire to be at the forefront of the hunt. But with power comes responsibility; with responsibility, accountability. Kydd will face his greatest challenge ever amidst bloodstained seas. And defeat will mean humiliation – or death.

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What readers are saying about TENACIOUS

‘Stockwin’s best effort yet’ – 5 stars

‘Another fabulous story . . . Brilliantly written and totally engrossing’ – 5 stars

‘A really good read, up to now the best in the series’ – 5 stars

‘A very good insight into naval history . . . The best Kydd so far’ – 5 stars

‘This book is great’ – 5 stars

Reviews

Praise for Julian Stockwin:
I was soon turning over the pages almost indecently fast ... Roll on, the promised adventures of Kydd and Renzi.
<i>Independent</i>
The vantage point of the common sailor gives the nautical novel a fresh twist. In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world.
<i>Guardian</i>
Stockwin paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line... the harsh naval discipline, the rancid food, and the skill of the common sailor are all skilfully evoked.
<i>Daily Express</i>
Gripping . . . Rich in action and full of interesting characters, this thrilling novel leaves you in awe of the 18th-century seaman.
<i>Peterborough Evening Telegraph</i>
Praise for Julian Stockwin:
I was soon turning over the pages almost indecently fast ... Roll on, the promised adventures of Kydd and Renzi.
<i>Independent</i>
The vantage point of the common sailor gives the nautical novel a fresh twist. In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world.
<i>Guardian</i>
Stockwin paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line... the harsh naval discipline, the rancid food, and the skill of the common sailor are all skilfully evoked.
<i>Daily Express</i>
Gripping . . . Rich in action and full of interesting characters, this thrilling novel leaves you in awe of the 18th-century seaman.
<i>Peterborough Evening Telegraph</i>