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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407009971
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

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: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407009971
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

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 Sloop Of War

“One of our foremost writers of naval fiction.”

Sunday Times


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