The Time of Terror: A Novel

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In the Time of Terror, friends turn against friends, patriots are betrayed, and lovers must pay the ultimate price. 1793: British navy commander Nathan Peake patrols the English coast, looking for smugglers. Desperate for some real action, Peake gets his chance when France declares war on England and descends into the bloody madness of the Terror. Peake is entrusted with a mission to wreck the French economy by smuggling fake banknotes into Paris. His activities take him down Paris streets patrolled by violent mobs and into the sinister catacombs beneath the French capital. And they bring him close to famous characters of the day: the English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, her American lover Gilbert Imlay who acts as George Washington’s agent in Paris, and the British/American writer and revolutionary Thomas Paine. As opposition to the Terror mounts, Peake fights to carry out his mission—and to save the life of the woman he loves.
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About the author

Seth Hunter, a pseudonym, is a writer and director of historical dramas.
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Publisher
McBooks Press
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Published on
Apr 1, 2010
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781590134887
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Sea Stories
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This content is DRM protected.
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