"a book which can stand comparison with C. S. Forester's Hornblower." Alex Beecroft, author of 'False Colors' Peter Thorton and his lover set out on a quest to rescue a captive duke who is the pretender to the throne of Portugal. Thorton is arrested by the British and placed on trial for the crimes of desertion and sodomy. Captain Tangle returns and clashes with the dour but resourceful Captain Horner in a fatal battle in which Thorton's life-and honor-hangs in the balance. Men of Honor continues the further adventures of a gay officer during the Age of Sail, replete with perils, excitement, and nautical detail.
Author: M. Kei Publisher: Keibooks Published: 08/04/2011 Pages: 290 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.90lbs Size: 9.21h x 6.14w x 0.61d ISBN: 9780615520865
About the Author M. Kei is a tall ship sailor and award-winning poet who lives on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. He served his apprenticeship aboard a skipjack, one of the last vessels in North America to fish commercially under sail. He currently crews with a tall ship that is a replica of a 17th century vessel and has experienced the perils and pleasures of life with "wooden sail."