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Captain Hoare investigates occult murders on English coast. This was a good series. Unfortunately the author died after the third book.
 
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ritaer | 1 muu arvostelu | Jun 13, 2021 |
In this, unfortunately, the final episode of the Hoare cycle, he weds and beds the sturdy but impressive young widow and they adopt the streetwise orphan, Jenny. Both, are soon kidnapped and held as ransom for secret portraits of members of the treasonous cabal' that Hoare has discovered and hidden aboard his boat. Tracked to their lair and beset by Hoare's motley but competent crew, the villains are overcome and all are saved.
Unfortunately, the author died soon after the completion of this odd but enjoyable Georgian Triptych thus ending what could have been an offbeat but interesting Age of Fighting Sail series.… (lisätietoja)
 
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jamespurcell | Oct 13, 2013 |
The Hoare Cycle continues. He gets command of the Age of Fighting Sail equivalent of a spy ship with a woman sailing master who is also a crypto-analyst. Unfortunately, sailing skills are not a requirement for assignment to this vessel, excepting their rather small first lieutenant who has an outsized voice which compensates, both, for his diminished stature and Hoare's gunshot damaged larynx, Villains, dukes, street thugs and navy bureaucrats, abound for Hoare to thwart as he routs the wretches and foils the plot to overthrow the legal but mad King of England… (lisätietoja)
 
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jamespurcell | 1 muu arvostelu | Oct 13, 2013 |
Interesting main character, Sherlock Holmes in Navy Blue, who takes on odd commissions for the British Admiralty. Treachery and sabotage are afoot in Portsmouth which provide a rich stew of characters and plots for Hoare to unravel. Oh yes, he is quite touchy about his name,
 
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jamespurcell | Oct 1, 2013 |

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Teokset
8
Jäseniä
81
Suosituimmuussija
#222,754
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 3.7
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4
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8
Kielet
1

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