Summary

As a powerful insurgent army closes on Liberia's capital, London is forced to act, and HMS Beaufort is dispatched to West Africa to pull British nationals from the teeth of encroaching danger. But when the volatile situation ashore unravels, the frigate's crew must draw deep on reserves of skill, ingenuity and sheer bloody-mindedness to save it. And with time running out, Beaufort's Captain makes the decision to take his ship upriver....
Cover art courtesy of Crown Copyright.
©2016 Mike Lunnon-Wood (P)2017 Audible, Ltd.
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By Rowan on 23-01-18

Absolutely superb

This series of books is brilliant. You just can't put them down. Gripping, heroic and humourous , they are beautifully narrated. I'll be sorry to finish the four..

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By Royston on 01-01-18

Cracking story

No 2 in the series continues with the same excellent form as book 1. Although this story takes us in a different direction with new characters they are created with the same level of excellence as before.
Having read a host of military memoirs on the trot it has been refreshing to read the works of such an excellent author.
I look forward to book 3 in the series with zeal.

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By Timothy on 18-06-17

Outstanding listen

A brilliantly written fictional account of of a Royal Navy action to rescue British and American nationals from a civil war. The characters are well drawn and the writing is superb - didn't want it to end

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By Creeker on 07-06-17

King's Shilling

I was so happy to find this series about the British Navy and the RNLI. These are excellent stories which make the books hard to put down. They are well-written and well researched, . Too bad there are only 4 in the series. Mike has passed away now-unfortunately. Some of the scenes of the storm in book 1 are truly thrilling. Mike must have been out in some bad weather conditions to get this right. For anyone who loves the sea,book 1 is a must

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