Until the Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead.pdf
Charles Hayden returns in the thrilling new naval adventure from bestselling author S. Thomas Russell, today’s Patrick O’Brian for a new generation” (Kirkus Reviews).
Master and Commander Charles Hayden has received fresh orders that take him and the HMS Themis to the Caribbean, with instructions to meddle with French shipping to the colonies. While en route, they rescue two Spanish castaways who beg for help fleeing from a vengeful family situationHayden agrees to do what he can, though it’s soon clear his two new guests aren’t exactly what they seem.
Arriving in the lawless Caribbean seas, Hayden and Themis find themselves torn between the forces of reckless English captains, conflicts between royalist and revolutionary Frenchmen, and Spanish ships that are enemies to both England and France. And when someone very dear to him is kidnapped, Hayden may sacrifice everything in a reckless pursuit to save her. . . .
Praise for the Charles Hayden series by S. Thomas Russell
“[Russell is] incredibly skilled at crafting these seafaring adventures. Hayden makes for a rich character whose internal turmoil lends credence to his role as master and commander, while his crew is as varied and interesting as any of Patrick O’Brian’s lot. Another vivid adventure with a tumultuous historical backdrop—not to be missed by fans of pirates and naval strategy or by history buffs.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Historical readers will cherish this strong naval saga with vivid sea battles, strong characterizations, and a deep sense of time and place.” —Midwest Book Review
“Vivid and evocative, especially about what Mr. Russell knows best, the sea and sailing.” —The Wall Street Journal
S. Thomas Russell is a lifelong sailor whose passion for the seaand love of nautical historyinspired the adventures of Charles Hayden. He lives on Vancouver Island in Canada.