Gibraltar 1798. As master of France, Napoleon now turns towards the East, and the vast wealth of India. But first he must secure the eastern Mediterranean and Egypt.
Now commodore of a newly formed squadron, in a British fleet stretched to the limit, Richard Bolitho faces one of the toughest commissions of his career: to ascertain the fighting strength of the French - then seek, find and bring them to battle!
Author: Alexander Kent
Title: Signal Close Action
First Published by: Hutchinson