By Dudley Pope
As England falls lower than a blanket of peace with the recovery of Charles II, in far-off Jamaica all isn't good. even though there's peace with Spain, there is not any peace 'beyond the line'. it sounds as if the West Indies became the non-public property of the King of Spain. yet Ned Yorke, Admiral of the Brethren and chief of the Buccaneers won't kowtow to the hot Governor in Jamaica who's bent on weakening the Island's defences and destroying its foreign money. The Buccaneers must never stay idle. The 3rd in a chain set within the Caribbean, Dudley Pope unearths a masterful plot of refined, seafaring lore wound round the annoying pleasure of experience at the excessive seas.
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