1794. In the wake of the Glorious 1st of June, an equivocal success
for the British naval fleet against the French Revolutionary
forces, John Pearce has pressing matters to attend to. He has an
urgent commission from Lord Hood, he must track down Midshipman
Toby Burns and placate Emily who, estranged from her husband,
Pearce's enemy Captain Ralph Barclay, is now under his protection.
Meanwhile, the Pearce finds himself aboard HMS Agamemnon, and in... more...