With England in the throes of civil war, Captain Kit Faulkner’s thrilling maritime adventures cannot escape the course of history.
England, 1659. Captain Kit Faulkner’s house is prospering; his eldest son, Nathaniel, has recently returned from a profitable trip to Jamaica in the good ship Faithful, and his daughter, Hannah, has made a suitable match with a young sailor. But the resignation of the Lord Protector, Richard Cromwell, throws England into uncertainty. Will the republic flourish, or will a King return to the throne?
Kit is content to let matters take their natural course, but his younger son, Henry, is an idealist with political ambitions. It soon becomes clear that Henry is in much deeper than Kit first realised, and Henry’s actions may threaten everything that Kit holds dear . . .
About the author
Richard Woodman is the prize-winning author of over forty novels and several acclaimed works of maritime history. A former professional seafarer with eleven years in command, he remains a keen yachtsman.
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