Artemis: A Kydd Sea Adventure (Kydd Sea Adventures)

Artemis: A Kydd Sea Adventure (Kydd Sea Adventures)

Artemis: A Kydd Sea Adventure (Kydd Sea Adventures)

In this latest installment of the thrilling naval adventure series, Thomas Payne Kydd and sea-mate Nicholas Renzi are set to sail all the way to the fabled Far East aboard the 18th-century crack frigate Artemis. In this great age of fighting sailing ships, Kydd's voyage promises to be a perilous undertaking, but not even shipwreck, mutiny, or a confrontation with a mighty French frigate manages to thwart them. It is only when Kydd receives an urgent message from home-one that threatens to cut short his career and trap him on shore forever-that the real journey begins.

From Publishers Weekly
A young sailor battles foes on sea and land in this second entry in Stockwin's 19th-century naval series. When we last left young Thomas Kydd, he had distinguished himself in battle aboard the Duke William (Kydd, 2001). Now, Kydd and fellow novice sailor Nicholas Renzi leave the lumbering Duke William for the sleek frigate Artemis and promptly find themselves in cutthroat battle again, overmatched against the French frigate Citoyenne. The face-off ends in hand-to-hand combat and a hard-won victory for the men of the Artemis. But Kydd's jubilation is short-lived;...

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