By Robert N. Macomber
In December of 1892 a little-known occasion replaced international historical past, and its impression could be obvious in headlines this present day. This twelfth novel of the honour sequence is woven round that event.
Commander Peter Wake, U.S.N., is ultimately chuffed. accountable for a newly commissioned gentle cruiser within the Caribbean, he's again at sea the place all genuine sailors belong. All his years of espionage within the extra sordid corners of the area are over. Ashore, he has the honest love of an attractive, attention-grabbing, unique girl. After years as a lonely widower, he's contemplating marriage.
Everything adjustments while a guy is located murdered aboard a steamer at Key West. Summoned to enquire, Wake makes use of his naval intelligence talents to decipher the unusual clues left at the back of and discovers a major guy might be assassinated by means of a international staff of killers in 8 days. yet who, the place, and why?
The clues lead him on a determined voyage to avoid wasting the fellow and forestall a conflict. Germans in Mexico, Cuban rebels in Key West, and Spanish counter-intelligence brokers in Tampa, are all a part of the equation he needs to remedy. yet not anything is because it turns out, and whilst Wake ultimately learns the reality, the sufferer is way nearer than he thought—and the implications of failure are a lot larger.
How a ways will Peter Wake visit shop a existence and alter background? warfare hangs within the balance.
Time is operating out.
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Twelfth within the award-winning Honor sequence of naval ancient fiction. In December of 1892 a little-known occasion replaced international background, and its effect could be visible in headlines at the present time. This twelfth novel of the dignity sequence is woven round that occasion. Commander Peter Wake, U. S. N. , is eventually chuffed. in control of a newly commissioned mild cruiser within the Caribbean, he's again at sea the place all actual sailors belong.
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