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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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 ... Read full review
_SEAL TEAM SEVEN aboard the Huma Abutai Adam Home anchor answered asked Babcock boat Bombay Castle Bombay Marine Bomeo cabin called Canton Captain Home Captain sahib Cheng-So Gilbert China Flyer Chinese Co-Hung command Commodore Watson Company's Cowcross crew cumshaw Damn deck door East India Company Emily Harkness England escort eyes face fight fire fist friends frigate frock-coat George Fanshaw glanced Govemor Pigot Groot guards guns hand harbour head Home looked Home's Honourable East India Hoppo Huma's Imperial island Jingee Jingee's junks Kam-Sing-Moon Kiro Kiro's lantem larboard leamed Lothar Schiller Macao Madras Malagasy Manchu mandarins merchants Miss Harkness moved night nodded opium orders pattimars Pearl River pirates port praus prison quarter-deck raised retumed rose sail sampan schipper shouted Sir Jeremy sloop South China Sea spyglass starboard Sulu Sulu Sea tumed voice waiting watch waves Whampoa whispered wind wondered worry