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New PDF release: A Battle Won (Charles Hayden, Book 2)

By S. Thomas Russell

ISBN-10: 1101438398

ISBN-13: 9781101438398

"[A] exciting tale of nautical warfare" ("Kirkus Reviews") from the writer of "Under Enemy Colors."

Winter 1793. grasp and Commander Charles Hayden is given orders to come to the ill-fated HMS Themis because the British struggle the French for keep an eye on of the strategically positioned island of Corsica, the place his captaincy and army ability are stretched to their utmost as he reveals himself on the forefront of this brutal conflict of empires.

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I was in California once," a voice says, and then Uncle Morris blinks into view. My mother shrieks and drops all three forks on the floor. "They have the loveliest wineries out there," Uncle Morris says to Gabriel, who is trying not to laugh. Stroking his chin, Uncle Morris glances out the window. "I took a tour of this little vineyard once and had the most delightful Cabernet. The grapes were sweeter than honey that year, and—" "Be quiet, Morris," my mother snaps, and then turns back to me. "Why would you leave New York?

Gabriel offers, his eyes tracking Rowena's progress toward us. " As we step into the kitchen, carrying our bags, my mother, who is standing at the counter, looks up with a startled expression. "Tamsin," she says, her voice vibrating with relief. "And Gabriel," she adds, and offers us both a smile before turning back to the heap of glittering silverware that's piled on the counter. " She examines two butter knives, and then suddenly raises her head again like a hunted animal to glance behind us.

She's been ill for several months now and no one seems to be able to do anything about it. "Mother," my mother says immediately. "You should be resting. Let me—" My grandmother holds up one hand and my mother falls silent. Her dark eyes find mine and then some expression flickers across her face. Sadness? Unease? I can't tell. " she asks again, her voice clear and strong as ever despite her appearance. Decide who I really am. But I can't say that out loud, so I gaze at my grandmother helplessly.

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