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Just in the first fifteen pages Honoring his dying father the eponymous 'Fighting James Anthony ' Vice Admiral of the Blue Gil takes his half brother Gabriel into the ship's company as a senior midshipman As Drakkar sails Captain Anthony soon realizes having his brother aboard might not be the family reunion he hoped for when SorceryThe book was classified historical fiction The introduction of sorcery at the climax was an extreme disappointment I uit reading with only a few pages remaining

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The Reaper

Captain Gilbert Anthony has a lot on his mind He has just been decorated for extraordinary bravery under fire been given command of the fourth rate Drakkar learned from his father's deathbed that he has a fully grown illegimate brother and will soon be dispatched on a special mission chasing pirates in the Carribbeanand that's As a young boy in the early 50 s I discovered CS Forrester s Hornblower and devoured everyone of those great books and through the years I have reread that series numerous times Then I discovered Alexander Kent s Bolitho series Dudley Pope s Ramage and Dewey Lambdin s Alan Lewrie and now Michael Aye s series The Fighting Anthonys set in the same era of the wooden ships and iron men of the Royal NavyWithin the 1st chapter the reader is uickly introduced to the traditional positions held by the author s characters as all the above did but a bit slower perhaps And yes the family has the seemingly traditional flaws but some of the potentially most interesting characters eac

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He encounters the resentment of one of his officers Lieutenant Witzenfeld But the real conflict lies ahead with the menacing pirate raiders who must be captured to cease the depradations against peaceful English merchants There Drakkar will find the feared pirate frigate Reaper and have her entire crew tested in savage combat Great readVery enjoyable learning about the history Live the author s style and his descriptions brought the story to life Look forward to the remaining books


8 thoughts on “The Reaper

  1. says:

    After preventing pirates from capturing a convoy of East India Company ships Captain Gilbert Anthony finds his life and career in the Royal Navy forever altered Newspapers tout his bravery and honor throughout the kingdom A

  2. says:

    As a young boy in the early 50's I discovered CS Forrester's Hornblower and devoured everyone of those great books and through the years I have reread that series numerous times Then I discovered Alexander Kent's Bolitho series Dudley Pope's Ramage and Dewey Lambdin's Alan Lewrie and now Michael Aye's series The Fighting Anthonys set in the same era of the wooden ships and iron men of the Royal NavyWithin the 1

  3. says:

    I've found a new series 😀An excellent read with good pace Action is fast and characters well written Would liked it to have been longer

  4. says:

    SorceryThe book was classified historical fiction The introduction of sorcery at the climax was an extreme disappointment I uit reading with only a few pages remaining

  5. says:

    Great first book in the seriesIf you like Naval sailing stories then this is the beginning of a good series Look forward to reading the rest

  6. says:

    Great readVery enjoyable learning about the history Live the author’s style and his descriptions brought the story to lif

  7. says:

    This is a lightweight version of the Forester or O'Brien nauticalEnglish naval series but still enjoyable It is the first novel of a series; I don't know that I will rush out and start to collect the rest of the Fighting Anthonys series but I have given it to my husband to read and if he likes it then I may get the rest He is fond of naval w

  8. says:

    BoringThis story has been written multiple times No new twists were added to freshen the tale The good competent captain finds the love of his life Even the love scenes as well as the dialogue was old hat

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