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  • Published: 3 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473506398
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Colours Aloft!




Colours Aloft!, the sixteenth Richard Bolitho novel, bears all the hallmarks of its best-selling predecessors from Alexander Kent (also known as Douglas Reeman).

Colours Aloft!, the sixteenth Richard Bolitho novel, bears all the hallmarks of its best-selling predecessors from Alexander Kent (also known as Douglas Reeman).

September 1803

Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds himself the new master of the Argonaute, a French flagship taken in battle. With the Peace of Armiens in ruins, he must leave the safety of Falmouth.

What lies ahead is the grim reality of war at close quarters - where Bolitho who will be called upon to anticipate the overall intention of the French fleet. But the battle has also become a personal vendetta between himself and the French admiral who formerly sailed the Argonaute.

Bolitho and his men are driven to a final rendezvous where no quarter is asked or given.

  • Pub date: 3 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473506398
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the Author

Alexander Kent

Alexander Kent is the author of twenty-eight acclaimed books featuring Richard Bolitho. Under his own name, Douglas Reeman, and in the course of a career spanning forty-five years, he has written over thirty novels and two non-fiction books.

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Praise for Colours Aloft!

“One of our foremost writers of naval fiction”

Sunday Times


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