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Invasion | [Julian Stockwin]

Invasion

Napoleon’s forces are poised to invade Britain, and Commander Thomas Kydd’s ship is at the forefront of the fleet defending the English coast. His honour restored after temporary disgrace in the Channel Islands, and reunited with his ship Teazer, Kydd seizes the chance to fight for his country. Then Kydd is abruptly withdrawn from the fleet and sent back to Dover on a secret mission to guard a mysterious American inventor.
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Napoleon’s forces are poised to invade Britain, and Commander Thomas Kydd’s ship is at the forefront of the fleet defending the English coast. His honour restored after temporary disgrace in the Channel Islands, and reunited with his ship Teazer, Kydd seizes the chance to fight for his country. Then Kydd is abruptly withdrawn from the fleet and sent back to Dover on a secret mission to guard a mysterious American inventor. Having worked his way up from press-ganged seaman to captain of his own ship, Kydd is furious to find he will miss his opportunity to prove himself in battle. Yet Kydd’s role in the approaching war may be the most crucial part he has ever played.

©2009 Julian Stockwin (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Like the previous book by the same author I enjoyed it greatly
    and I find the listening to the Narrator of these audio books
    very good.

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    Glen BAKERSFIELD, CA, United States 07-02-14
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    "Kydd is a Winner"

    Invasion is #10 in the series and I have enjoyed listening to all the previous installments.

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    "Almost like home..."

    I'm a sucker for Hornblower wannabes, and this was particularly fun because it takes place in the English Channel, quite near to where I live in Calais, France.
    Good story, solid characters, salt wind and booming cannon!
    Recommended!

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    The first chapter is one of the best moments in the series to this point, provided you have read the previous book in the series 'Treachery'. Amazing, and well worth a listen as are the rest of the books in the Kydd series :)

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