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Treacherous Coast (Hardcover) (David Donachie)

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1796. Pearce and his wife Emily are in living in Bath, when Minister of War Henry Dundas turns up and suggests a second mission to the Vendee, this time as a liaison between the French emigres intending to land in Brittany and the British naval and military commanders who will accompany them. The proposed expedition looks promising and Pearce takes the bait. Once at sea, however, Pearce and his crew encounter a French fleet and an indecisive battle ensues off the Ile de Groix. Pearce, accompanied by his faithful Pelicans, must go ashore into dangerous territory to check the lay of the land, find the allies and seek to coordinate actions in a situation where the forces of the Republic are gathering to crush the rebels …
Number of Pages: 351
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: John Pearce
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: David Donachie
Language: English
Street Date: December 16, 2016
TCIN: 52094630
UPC: 9780749020521
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-2001
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