Jester's Fortune

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McBooks Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Fiction - 448 pages
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The year is 1796 and the soil of Piedmont and Tuscany runs with blood, another battle takes shape on the mysterious Adriatic Sea. Alan Lewrie and his 18-gun sloop, HMS Jester, part of a squadron of four British warships, sail into the thick of it. But with England's allies failing, Napoleon busy rearranging the world map, and their squadron stretched dangerously thin along the Croatian coast, the British squadron commander strikes a devil's bargain: enlisting the aid of Serbian pirates.
 

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JESTER'S FORTUNE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Prepare to come about! Alan Lewrie, captain H.M.S. Jester, is bound for the Adriatic in Lambdin's (A King's Commander, 1996; etc.) eighth installment of his hero's adventures at sea. This time, we ... Read full review

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User Review  - piratepatricia - Overstock.com

I enjoyed the first book so much I went and bought the whole series to find out what happens to the character. Just as good as the series by L A Meyer Jackie Faber series. Read full review

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Contents

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II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XIII
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XXII
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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About the author (2002)

Dewey Lambdin has been a director, writer, and producer in television and advertising. He is a member of the U.S. Naval Institute, the Cousteau Society, and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is a Friend of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England. Besides the Alan Lewrie series, he is also the author of What Lies Buried: A Novel of Old Cape Fear. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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