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By Jay Worrall

ISBN-10: 0345476492

ISBN-13: 9780345476494

ISBN-10: 140006306X

ISBN-13: 9781400063062

With the beautiful high-seas event Sails at the Horizon, Jay Worrall brought a daring new hero within the rousing culture of Jack Aubrey: Charles Edgemont, an formidable officer in His Britannic Majesty’s army. Raised to the rank of captain for gallantry lower than hearth, Edgemont proved his mettle within the bruising British victory over the Spanish fleet on the conflict of St. Vincent. Now married and accountable for the twenty-eight-gun frigate Louisa, the younger captain sails towards an afternoon of destiny–for himself and for England.
The 12 months is 1798. The conflict among England and progressive France has reached a bloody stalemate, with England within the ascendancy at sea and France unchallenged at the Continent, thank you largely to an unorthodox twenty-eight-year-old normal named Napoleon Bonaparte. however the French, secretly gathering a strong fleet, suggest to wreck the impasse.
When rumors of the French arrangements leak, the Admiralty dispatches a squadron of 7 ships–among them the Louisa–under the command of Rear Admiral Horatio Nelson to enquire. Blindsided via a typhoon of ferocious depth, the ships scatter around the seas.
After the hurricane subsides, the broken frigates limp again to the rendezvous aspect. yet there isn't any signal of Nelson’s flagship, leading edge, nor of 2 different ships of the road. Edgemont fears that the pugnacious rear admiral has pressed on with the mission.
Putting his occupation at the line by means of disobeying direct orders, Edgemont units out in pursuit of Nelson and the French fleet on a treacherous voyage alongside the Tuscan coast. As tensions one of the workforce threaten to blow up into open insubordination or worse, Edgemont makes an unforeseen discovery in Naples that could heavily compromise his mission.
When the lacking French fleet turns up off the shorelines of Egypt, conveying a military tens of hundreds of thousands powerful, Edgemont is unexpectedly thrown right into a concern of moral sense. As situations develop dire and require heroic motion, the destiny of the an important conflict successfully lies in Edgemont’s hands–as does the process history.

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