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"Bloody good" yarn of the adventures, struggles, and growth of a young Lieutenant in the Royal Navy and his interactions with shipmates, family, royalty, and the new... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Richard Vidosic
Great read. Very accurate historical fiction in the best traditions of O'Brian and Pope.Published 5 months ago by Mark Armstrong
Quite a delightful novel by Stockwin, who is becoming one of my favorite authors of naval fiction. I also think that Stockwin's knowledge of sailing those wonderful square-riggers... Read morePublished 11 months ago by rev2000
Most of the time, the story moves along at a slow slow pace because the hero is always worried about his next unimportant action.Published 18 months ago by xwxman
Great sea story as we see newly appointed Lt. Kydd finding his way in Royal Navy society.
Very good read.
The story line keeps me coming back. As Kydd and Renzie's friendship grows it is put to the test. Can Kydd handle the responsibility that comes with promotion, will the power go to... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Randy F
I am amazed by the attention to detail in Stockwin's books, the nautical terms and procedures make you feel like you are actually sailing on a square rigged vesselPublished on July 3, 2013 by Raymond A. Keller