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The devil to pay

The devil to pay

Donachie, David, 1944-; Wickham, Peter

1794. Stuck in Palermo harbour, the headstrong Lieutenant John Pearce and his trusty Pelicans must repair the battle-damaged HMS Larcher with only meagre funds to do so. Sailing into danger, they encounter enemies. Pearce has no option but to run until, trapped in an Italian bay, he is forced to abandon his ship. Pearce must face a court martial for his actions but his troubles are only just beginning. A deadly plan is contrived to send the unwitting Pelicans into mortal danger against a bloodthirsty, piratical Turk called Mehmet Pasha: the aim is to force them into a disastrous fight they cannot win. Only luck and Pearce's fiery thirst for battle can save them now

eAudiobook, Electronic resource, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. Thrillers (Fiction).
Published Oxford: Isis, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: David Donachie ; read by Peter Wickham
ISBN: 1407952013, 9781407952017
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Downloadable audio file
Note: Complete and unabridged.
Performers: Read by Peter Wickham.
Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Publisher Number: SLB4865
Series: John Pearce ; 11
Subject: Great Britain. Royal Navy Officers Fiction.; Pearce, John (Fictitious character) Fiction.