By Julian Stockwin
Book XII of Kydd Sea Adventures
Newly effective on the conflict of Trafalgar, England now ideas the seas and is unfastened to colonize the furthest reaches of the area. Captain Thomas Kydd joins an day trip to take Dutch-held Cape city, a strategic harbor that might supply England a wealthy alternate path to India. With enemies lurking on each side, Kydd and his males needs to guard the delicate colony whereas braving Africa’s sizeable and opposed hinterland. while Renzi learns an excessive amount of in regards to the enemy’s plans, even Kydd is probably not in a position to store him.
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