Captain "Cracker Jack" Kemball of the tea clipper Erl King races Captain Richards of the Seawitch from Shanghai to London. The wager: his daughter's hand in marriage. While the fastest vessels ever built storm across the oceans, Hannah Kemball, who is aboard Erl King, learns this is a game with no rules, that will be won by murder, mayhem and deceit...
Author: Richard Woodman
First Published by: John Murray Publishers Ltd
Date: March 1990