Lord Charles, having survived the French siege of Toulon, is assigned to carry a special British envoy aboard the sloop Daisy to Mameluke Egypt to try and thwart Napoleon's Oriental strategy. Calling at Naples, he meets Lady Emma Hamilton and her elderly husband Sir William, as well as the King and Queen of the Two Sicilies. After some unexpected scrapes, Oakshott finds himself witnessing the Battle of the Pyramids. At the Battle of the Nile, he and his crew give a good account of themselves on Nelson's behalf aboard the French flagship!
Author: Robert Challoner
Title: Give Fire!
Series: Commander Lord Charles Oakshott
First Published by: Century
Date: January 1986