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The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows

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The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
Number of pages: 272

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Captain Tom Lingard comes to the rescue of an English pleasure yacht that has foundered in the shallows just as war is about to break out between Malay tribes. Tom has war supplies including gunpowder stored in his own boat that has been turned into a fort and Tom's decisions will greatly effect the outcome of the war.

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