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by Alexander Kent

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A new historical naval novel featuring Sir Richard Bolitho, who in February 1813, as convoys from Canada and the Caribbean fall victim to American privateers, returns to pursue a war he knows cannot be won.
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February 1813: As American privateers pick off British and Canadian ships in the wake of the War of 1812, Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to defend Crown property. In the cold waters off Nova Scotia, he fights fruitless skirmishes with men of the frontier, all the while longing for peace.

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Bolitho attempts to stem an American invasion of Canada, while Admiral Herrick is sent to preside over a mutiny court martial that the Admiralty intends will ruin Bolitho's reputation.

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