> Skip to content
About the book
  • Published: 3 April 2006
  • ISBN: 9780099493860
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $19.99

Sloop Of War

(Richard Bolitho: Book 6)




Another thrilling Bolitho adventure!

For the young Richard Bolitho the spring of 1778 marked a complete transformation for himself and his future. It was the year in which the American War of Independence changed to an all-out struggle for freedom from British rule - and the year when Bolitho took command of the Sparrow, a small, fast and well-armed sloop of war.
As the pace of war increased, the Sparrow was called from one crisis to another - and when the great fleets of Britain and France convened on the Chesapeake, Bolitho had to throw aside the early dreams of his first command to find maturity in a sea battle that might decide the fate of a whole continent.

  • Pub date: 3 April 2006
  • ISBN: 9780099493860
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $19.99

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.

Also by Alexander Kent

See all

Praise for Sloop Of War

“One of our foremost writers of naval fiction.”

Sunday Times


Related titles