China flyer: an Adam Horne adventure
When he arrived in Madras, Captain Horne had no idea what his new mission would entail, but the Company never called on him for ordinary business. When an East Indian merchant steals one of its finest ships, Captain Adam Horne is called to brave the dangerous waters to recover it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
This is an interesting narrative that provides basic historical background of the period interwoven with action on the high seas. Adam Horne, leader of the Bombay Marines, is given enough substance by the author to make him interesting even though the author chooses not to provide real depth to the character. The action sequences are dealt with in a cursory fashion,(compared to other writers of this genre). Lack of character development, lack of action: these could be story killers yet the author weaves an interesting tale that is extremely satisfying in spite of it all. This is a good quick read!
Review: China FlyerUser Review - Goodreads
This seemed like a change from other sailing adventures as it was set in the 1760s India of the East India Company. There is a fair amount of local color in the story that makes it fairly interesting ...