The Scent of Corruption eBook ´ The Scent ePUB

The Scent of Corruption eBook ´ The Scent ePUB


The Scent of Corruption [Epub] ❧ The Scent of Corruption By Alaric Bond – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Summer, the uneasy peace with France is over, and Britain has once been plunged into the turmoil of war After a spell on the beach, Sir Richard Banks is appointed to HMS Prometheus, a seventy four gu Summer,the uneasy peace with France is over, and Britain has once been plunged into the turmoil of war After a spell on the beach, Sir Richard Banks is appointed to HMS Prometheus, a seventy four gun line of battleship which an eager Admiralty loses no time in ordering to sea The ship is fresh from a major re fit, but Banks has spent the last year with his wife and young family will he prove himself worthy of such a powerful vessel, and can he rely on his The Scent ePUB ↠ officers to support him With excitement both aboard ship and ashore, gripping sea battles, a daring rescue and intense personal intrigue, The Scent of Corruption is a non stop nautical thriller in the best traditions of the genreNumber seven in the Fighting Sail series.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 322 pages
  • The Scent of Corruption
  • Alaric Bond
  • English
  • 17 February 2019

About the Author: Alaric Bond

Alaric Bond has written for television, radio and the stage but now focuses on historical nautical fiction with fifteen published novels, twelve of which are in his acclaimed Fighting Sail series Set in Nelson s Navy of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars, these have no central hero but feature characters from all ranks and stations an innovative approach that gives an exciting and realistic impression of life aboard a warship of the periodHellfire Corner is the first in an intended new series and marks a change in emphasis, The Scent ePUB ↠ although future Fighting Sail instalments are planned.



10 thoughts on “The Scent of Corruption

  1. Steven Toby Steven Toby says:

    Fast moving and exciting but derivativeThis book is another good read from Mr Bond It takes place on a ship of the line between England and Gibraltar and seems authentic although, like many other recent naval novels, it lacks the precise blow by blow narrative such as would be provided by C S Forester It also has another flaw that prompted me to downgrade it to 4 stars it is derivative, with an episode far too similar to one that appeared in Lieutenant Hornblower This is the prisoners Fast moving and exciting but derivativeThis book is another good read from Mr Bond It takes place on a ship of the line between England and Gibraltar and seems authentic although, like many other recent naval novels, it lacks the precise blow by blow narrative such as would be provided by C S Forester It also has another flaw that prompted me to downgrade it to 4 stars it is derivative, with an episode far too similar to one that appeared in Lieutenant Hornblower This is the prisoners revolt that came close to capturing the ship of the line, with the prize crew coming alongside to save the day I thought that episode was a little shaky in the original and this new version is no better in spite of the poisoning episode that helps explain the success of the revolt

  2. Chaplain Stanley Chapin Chaplain Stanley Chapin says:

    Sailing ship actionThere was a good amount of sailing ship adventure and action and little family and land activity, as is present in some others.

  3. George George says:

    Another good read from Alaric BondI am so very pleased I discovered Mr Bond s Fighting Sail series Suspenseful and intriguing plot lines full of empathetic characters Vivid and exciting descriptions of naval combat I can t put these books down.

  4. Jim Jim says:

    Alaric Bond continues his Fighting Sail series with this excellent novel He has provided excellent descriptions of naval battles at sea, of privateer actions as well as a number of personal character stories that add to the interest of the book.Captain Sir Richard Banks has taken command of HMS Prometheus, a seventy four ship of theline fresh out of refit He has brought along several of his old crew, including First LieutenantCaulfield, Lt King, Lt Lewis, Surgeon Manning and a number of th Alaric Bond continues his Fighting Sail series with this excellent novel He has provided excellent descriptions of naval battles at sea, of privateer actions as well as a number of personal character stories that add to the interest of the book.Captain Sir Richard Banks has taken command of HMS Prometheus, a seventy four ship of theline fresh out of refit He has brought along several of his old crew, including First LieutenantCaulfield, Lt King, Lt Lewis, Surgeon Manning and a number of the lower deck hands that servedon his previous ship.HMS Prometheus is ordered to the Mediterranean to join Admiral Nelson and his fleet off the French port of Toulon It is indicative of the fact action paced nature of this novel, that the ship does not get further than Gibraltar by the end of the book Initially assigned escort duty for a fleet of East Indiamen, Prometheus detaches from the convoy to investigate a ship that has foundered on the rocks off the French coast Although the passengers and crew are rescued, Banks and his creware unable to salvage any of the cargo, and thus continues on toward Gibraltar and the rendezvouswith Nelson Many events occur, however, before and after reaching Gibraltar a hard fought naval battle, fighting aboard ship, and yet a second and muchhotly fought battle As is the case with Bond s excellent novels, the focus is not only on the officers of the ship, but also on the crewwith particular emphasis on the stories of certain members All combines to make this an exceptionally well written novel of historical naval fiction

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