A Tainted Dawn by B. N. Peacock
The Great War (1792-1815) Book I

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August 1789. The Rights of Man.
Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism.

A new age dawns.

And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths – the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor – meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their lives ever after. The English boys find themselves on the same frigate bound for the Caribbean. The Frenchman sails to Trinidad, where he meets an even more zealous Spanish revolutionary. As diplomats in Europe race to avoid conflict, war threatens to explode in the Caribbean, with the three youths pitted against each other.

Will the dawn of the boys’ young manhood remain bright with hope? Or will it become tainted with their countrymen’s spilled blood?

“…compelling characters and an exciting plot… Much like the Hornblower series, A Tainted Dawn demands sequels. Let’s hope B. N. Peacock is already hard at work on the next volume!”
Former U. S. Naval Officer Carl Jensen, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Intelligence & Security Studies
University of Mississippi
 

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Published February 29, 2012 by Fireship Press. 352 pages
Genres: History, War, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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