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December, 2017
Halfhyde on the Yangtze, book no.8 The Halfhyde Adventures, by Philip McCutchan

No Quarter (HC) Book 1:The Matty Graves Novels

This first book in the series introduces Matty Graves, midshipman in the early years of the United States Navy. In 1799, the young U.S. Navy faces France in an undeclared Quasi-War for the Caribbean. Matty Graves is caught up in escalating violence as he serves aboard the Rattle-Snake under his drunken cousin, Billy. Matty already knows how to handle the sails and fight a ship. Now, with the sarcastic Lieutenant Peter Wickett as his mentor and nemesis, he faces the ironies of a war where telling friend from foe is no mean trick.

272 pages
ISBN-13: 9781590131039


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"Campbell brings to his writing a feel for his period and an understanding of naval seamanship and traditions that are not often seen in maritime fiction. His characters are sharp, genuine and fascinating, his plotting fast-paced and authentic." --James L. Nelson, author of The Only Life That Mattered

"Campbell writes with a vivid immediacy and understated authority . . . His characterization is both acute and realistic, his dialogue witty and shrewd . . . a delight to read." --Richard Woodman, author of the Nathaniel Drinkwater series

"[Campbell's] combination of historical accuracy, characterization and human drama is captivating, and the story is fast paced." --The Historical Novels Review

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