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Persephone

Persephone

Stockwin, Julian, author; Rodska, Christian, narrator

November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England, and it seems Kydd's chance has gone again. Only later he discovers Persephone has another suitor - and that, if he wants to win her hand, he must enter the highest echelons of London society. Mixing with aristocracy and royalty brings other responsibilities. The Prince of Wales asks him to take temporary command of the Royal Yacht. Sailing to Yarmouth, Kydd realises they are being stalked by French privateers

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Published Rearsby: Lamplight Audiobooks, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Julian Stockwin
ISBN: 1510075372, 9781510075375
Performers: Narrated by Christian Rodska.
Physical Description: 10 CDs (645 min.) : digital, stereo
Subject: Kydd, Thomas (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Seafaring life History 19th century Fiction.