H. M. S. Surprise (Vol. Book 3) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
"Few, very few books have made my heart thud with excitement. H.M.S. Surprise managed it."—Helen Lucy Burke, Irish PressThird in the series of Aubrey/Maturin adventures, this book is set among the strange sights and smells of the Indian subcontinent, and in the distant waters ploughed by the ships of the East India Company. Aubrey is on the defensive, pitting wits and seamanship against an enemy enjoying overwhelming local superiority. But somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies the prize that could make him rich beyond his wildest dream: the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet...
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Review: HMS Surprise (Aubrey & Maturin #3)User Review - Matthew Hunter - Goodreads
"Jack, you have debauched my sloth.... (in French) your sordid morals … you are trying to corrupt my sloth … come on then, you bastard … you silly cad …” What would lead Stephen to rip Jack so ... Read full review
Review: HMS Surprise (Aubrey & Maturin #3)User Review - Olgalijo - Goodreads
Although this was not my favorite book in the series (Stephen's Indian adventures didn't quite hit me as believable for some reason), I made an important discovery: Patrick O'Brian reminds me of Jane ... Read full review