The Iberian Flame

Author
Julian Stockwin 
Summary
<b></b><b>'In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world' - <i>Guardian</i></b><b></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>1808. </b>With the Peninsula in turmoil, Napoleon Bonaparte signs a treaty to dismember Portugal and put his brother, Joseph, on the throne of Spain. <br /><br />Meanwhile, Nicholas Renzi, the Lord Farndon, undertakes a deadly mission to stir up partisan unrest to disrupt this Napoleonic alliance with Spain.<br /><br />Thrust into the crucible of the uprising, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd is dismayed to come up against an old foe from his past - now his superior and commander - who is determined to break him. Kydd will soon face the greatest decision of his professional career.<br /><br />Bonaparte, incensed by the reverses suffered to his honour, gathers together a crushing force and marches at speed into Spain. After several bloody encounters the greatly outnumbered British expedition have no option other than make a fighting retreat to the coast. Only the Navy can save them.<br /><br />But the flame of insurrection has been lit - and the Peninsular War has begun.<br /><br /><b>More Praise for Julian Stockwin and the Thomas Kydd Series</b><br /><br /><b>'</b>Paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line' <i>Daily Express</i><br /><br />'This heady adventure blends fact and fiction in rich, authoritative detail' <i>Nautical Magazine </i>on VICTORY<br /><br />'Fans of fast-paced adventure will get their fill with this book' Historical Naval Society on THE ADMIRAL'S DAUGHTER
Genre
Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price
$14.99
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Release Date
2018-06-14


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