Tidings of Victory (Jonathan Kinkaid Series)
"Tidings of Victory" is the fourth volume in the Jonathan Kinkaid historical fiction trilogy, where our daring American Navy Captain and his seagoing patriots take the news of our great victory over the British at Saratoga to Benjamin Franklin in Paris. The plot thickens when Kinkaid is reunited with characters from the earlier novels.
Filled with spies and saboteurs, intrigue and villainy, this masterfully written tale is another triumph of high-seas adventure in the Winston style, as a more confident and newly married Kinkaid wrestles with his own demons as well as enemies of the cause. A more-than-worthy finale, in this book you will find everything you loved about the first two novels, from the sound of booming cannons in ship-to-ship battles to a bold rescue mission of American seamen from an English prison, and much more. A fast-moving tale with unforgettable characters; an intense and vivid story that reaches a brilliant and unexpected conclusion. For lovers of great adventure novels everywhere. Hope you enjoy!
The first book of the Jonathan Kinkaid trilogy, "Independent Action" finds our hero serving as First Lieutenant aboard the American frigate Randolph of 32 guns, blockaded in the port of Philadelphia during the winter of 1776-77, and tasked with orders to undertake "independent action" in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic against a mighty British convoy.
In the second book, "Uprising," Kinkaid's daring and proficiency are tested to the limit when he is given command of the lightly armed brig, Swift, of 12 guns and assigned to assist a major of marines with a secret assignment that takes them to the wet, steaming jungle island of Dominica, inhabited by cannibalistic Carib Indians.
"Hazardous Duty" is the third book in the series in which Kinkaid takes command of the sloop of war, Ranger, as he provides scouting duties for the Continental Fleet under Commodore Esek Hopkins.
In volume five, "The Treasure Ship," Kinkaid takes command of America's premier
warship, the powerful 40-gun frigate Alliance, tasked with picking up 100,000
Spanish-milled dollars from the port of Havana, Cuba and delivering it to the
coffers of Congress in Philadelphia. Needless to say there are many forces who
hope to claim this vast fortune for themselves and others who would be just as
happy to ensure it never reaches American shores. From the wind in the rigging
- Author: Michael Winston
- Publication Date: 2012-01-01
- Publisher: Michael Winston
- Product Group: eBooks
- Manufacturer: Michael Winston
- Binding: Kindle Edition, 318 pages
- ASIN: B006S9C320