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The Baltic prize / Julian Stockwin.

by Stockwin, Julian [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thomas Kydd 19. Publisher: London, England Hodder & Stoughton 2017Description: 384 pages : maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781473641013; 1473641012; 9781473641006; 1473641004.Subject(s): Kydd, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Ocean travel -- Fiction | Seafaring life -- Fiction | Ships -- Fiction | Sailors -- Fiction | Baltic Sea -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Sea fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: 1808. Parted from his new bride, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd is called away to join the Northern Expedition to Sweden, now Britain's only ally in the Baltic. Following the sudden declaration of war by Russia and with the consequent threat of the czar's great fleet in St Petersburg, the expedition must defend Britain's dearly-won freedom in those waters. However Kydd finds his popular fame as a frigate captain is a poisoned chalice; in the face of jealousy and envy from his fellow captains, the distrust of the commander-in-chief and the betrayal of friendship by a former brother-in-arms now made his subordinate, can he redeem his reputation?
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1808. Parted from his new bride, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd is called away to join the Northern Expedition to Sweden, now Britain's only ally in the Baltic. Following the sudden declaration of war by Russia and with the consequent threat of the czar's great fleet in St Petersburg, the expedition must defend Britain's dearly-won freedom in those waters. However Kydd finds his popular fame as a frigate captain is a poisoned chalice; in the face of jealousy and envy from his fellow captains, the distrust of the commander-in-chief and the betrayal of friendship by a former brother-in-arms now made his subordinate, can he redeem his reputation?

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