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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (222 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dewey Lambdin Narrator: John Lee Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures Series Release Date: February 2010 ISBN: 9780307739261
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1783: His Majesty's secret agent

Fresh from war in the Americas, young navy veteran Alan Lewrie finds London pure pleasure. Then, at Plymouth he boards the trading ship Telesto, to find out why merchantmen are disappearing in the East Indies. Between the pungent shores of Calcutta and teaming Canton, Lewrie-reunited with his scoundrel father-discovers a young French captain, backed by an armada of Mindanaon pirates, on a plundering rampage. While treaties tie the navy's hands, a King's privateer is free to plunge into the fire and blood of a dirty little war on the high South China Sea.

Ladies' man, officer, and rogue, Alan Lewrie is the ultimate man of adventure. In the worthy tradition of Hornblower, Aubrey, and Maturin, his exploits echo with the sounds of crowded ports and the crash of naval warfare. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Aspen Junge | 2/18/2012

    " I read the entire series largely back-to-back (my local public library is well-stocked). One of the great things about this series is that we get to watch Alan Lewrie, the main character, grow up from a callow, self-indulgent teenager to a mature, thoughtful, and responsible adult. "

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About the Author
Author Dewey Lambdin

Dewey Lambdin is an American historical novelist. He is best known for his Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures series, set during the Napoleonic Wars. Besides the Alan Lewrie series, he is also the author of What Lies Buried: A novel of Old Cape Fear.

About the Narrator

John Lee, a stage actor and writer and a coproducer of feature films, has narrated more than one hundred audiobooks of every conceivable genre, earning some three dozen Earphones Awards and the prestigious Audie Award.