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    Southern Seahawk | Randall Peffer

    Southern Seahawk

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Randall Peffer
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    Southern Seahawk, the first novel in the Seahawk Trilogy, grows from the true story of Commander Rafael Semmes' rise to infamy, becoming the Union's Public Enemy Number One. In June, 1861, Semmes' Confederate cruiser Sumter makes a daring escape through the Federal Blockade of the Mississippi. So begins the commander's career as the Southern Seahawk. With a hand-picked crew of Southern officers and mercenary seamen, Semmes seizes eight enemy ships in four days.

    Great!!!

    A very rare and incredible glimpse into an untold part of our nation's history. This fantastical portrayal of Confederate raider Raphael Semmes and hi..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 22 2016 by alexgoss ()
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    Seahawk Hunting: Seahawk Trilogy, Book 2 | Randall Peffer

    Seahawk Hunting: Seahawk Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Randall Peffer
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    After taking command of the ship he sets out seizing and burning whalers at the rate of one a day, sails back across the North Atlantic against the gulf stream where he picks off another dozen merchant ships headed to Europe. Then, after a thwarted attempt to sneak attack New York City, Semmes makes a beeline for Martinique in the Caribbean during the course of which he has to put down a mutiny on board and evade the USS San Jacinto which has come to destroy him.

    Exellent!

    I strongly recommend this to anyone who enjoys american history. Peffer does not disappoint in following up the first in his three part saga romantica..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 24 2016 by alexgoss ()
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    Seahawk Burning | Randall Peffer

    Seahawk Burning

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Randall Peffer
    • Narrated By Jonathan Davis
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    This final volume in the Raphael Semmes trilogy of Civil War naval thrillers, Seahawk Burning follows the real-life adventures of Confederate Captain Raphael Semmes and his ship, the C.S.S. Alabama, on the final legs of their reign of terror on the high seas. The novel chronicles Semmes's rise to mythic stature as he becomes Lincoln's public enemy number one.

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