The Second Book in the Sir Sidney Smith Nautical Adventure Series Sidney Smith, now qSir Sidney, q is reunited with his friends, Lucas Walker and Susan Whitney. After surviving the horrors of the destruction of Toulon, Sir Sidney is given a critical assignment. British gold shipments are going missing. Even worse, the ships are literally disappearing in plain sight of their escorts and the vessels around them. The mystery must be solved if Britain is going to maintain its lines of credit and continue to finance the war. But to do that Sir Sidney must unravel a web of intrigue that leads all the way to the Board of Admiralty. With amazing attention to historical detail and accuracy, this book will keep you riveted all the way to its surprising conclusion.The river continued past Woolwich, past the shoal at Barking Shelf, past Erith, and past the marshes before Black Shelf. ... But here he had a decision to make. ... Wea#39;ll be quite comfortable, I am sure; but I am sorry to have put you out like this.
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