A high-seas thriller from a worthy successor to the master of the sea, Patrick O'Brian.
Born in Edinburgh in 1944, David Donachie has had a variety of jobs, including selling everything from business machines to soap. He has always had an abiding interest in the naval history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The author of a number of bestselling books, he now lives in Deal, Kent with his wife, the novelist Sarah Grazebrook and their two children.
'A must for armchair mariners... It's superb stuff' MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS