Command a King's Ship: The Richard Bolitho Novels, Paperback/Alexander Kent
Spithead, 1784. His Majesty's Frigate, Undine, sets sail for India and the seas beyond. Europe may be at peace--but in colonial waters the promises of statesmen count for little and the bloody struggle for supremacy still goes on. About the Author: Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.