The Battle Of All The Ages

The Battle Of All The Ages Who do you turn to when there s no one left to trust Once again Captain Quinton finds himself in the thick of the action fighting the Dutch in one of the epic encounters of the age of sail But the ba

  • Title: The Battle Of All The Ages
  • Author: J.D. Davies
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Who do you turn to when there s no one left to trust Once again Captain Quinton finds himself in the thick of the action, fighting the Dutch in one of the epic encounters of the age of sail.But the battle is a disaster the fleet is mysteriously divided, with part of it sent to meet a French threat that never materialises, while thousands are slaughtered by the Dutch.CouWho do you turn to when there s no one left to trust Once again Captain Quinton finds himself in the thick of the action, fighting the Dutch in one of the epic encounters of the age of sail.But the battle is a disaster the fleet is mysteriously divided, with part of it sent to meet a French threat that never materialises, while thousands are slaughtered by the Dutch.Could there have been a traitor in his midst As popular fury turns violent, the King decides heads must roll, and Quinton is sent to rebellious, pirate infested Plymouth to root out the source of the false intelligence that cost so many British lives.It is an unenviable role especially when all the evidence seems to point towards an old friend and boon companion.Will this mission prove to be Quinton s downfall Fans of Patrick O Brien s Master and Commander are sure to love Davies Matthew Quinton historical naval adventures

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    1. Another Excellent StoryThis book in the Quinton series is another example of good historical fiction. The continuing plot is based on historical events and laced with realistic observations, good dialogue, and effective descriptions.

    2. The fifth entry in the Mathew Quinton chronicle is up to Mr. Davies usual high standards of scholarship and historical detail. The 1660's is a period rarely visited by authors and readers interested in the "age of fighting sail" genre and the author is one of the best practitioners. Good action and detail involving the 4 day battle between the English and Dutch fleets and the follow up battle seven months latter. A side trip to Plymouth fills in the gap between these two battles and lets the aut [...]

    3. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Coming into this well-written series at book 5 just gave me a taste for further reading. Set in the 1660s, J.D. Davies has created an impressive historically-accurate saga centered on the adventures of Mathew Quinton. The fighting sailing ships and their crews depicted here provide a glimpse into the true feeling of the battles and the men who fought them. Highly recommended.

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