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Persephone / Julian Stockwin.

Stockwin, Julian, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Gibsons Public Library FIC STOC (Text) 30886001042858 Adult Fiction Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 12/05/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781473640917 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 398 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "November, 1807: Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England, and it seems Kydd's chance has gone again. Only later he discovers Persephone has another suitor, and that if he wants to win her hand, he must enter the highest echelons of London society. Mixing with aristocracy and royalty brings other responsibilities. The Prince of Wales asks him to take temporary command of the Royal Yacht. Sailing to Yarmouth, Kydd realises they are being stalked by French privateers. The terrible threat of a prince of the blood being captured sees Kydd call on daring seamanship of the highest order."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Kydd, Thomas (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Sailors > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Ocean travel > Fiction.
Aristocracy (Social class) > England > London > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Adventure fiction.
Sea fiction.
Historical fiction.

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