The Admirals' Game : John Pearce

  • by David Donachie
  • Narrated by Peter Wickham
  • Series: John Pearce
  • 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

1794. Lieutenant John Pearce is caught between a feuding trio of admirals. One puts him in a position of danger while another asks him to undertake a hazardous commission in order to protect his friends, the Pelicans. Meanwhile, Pearce is also trying to construct a perjury case against Admiral Ralph Barclay. Barclay's own wife has turned against him, but by law she cannot testify against her husband. Her cowardly nephew has become a pawn in the Admiral's game, the objective of which is to finally silence Pearce. After returning to France, Pearce has finally got the evidence he needs to nail Barclay. But the siege is coming to a climax and time is running out for Pearce...

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Great naval yarn

Well written narrative of 18th century naval life of pressed sailors in the Royal Navy. Lots of action will keep you engaged.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-06-2009
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books