This book has been released under the following alternate titles:-
Beat to Quarters
1808: Now in command of HMS Lydia, a thirty-six gun frigate, Hornblower has instructions to form an alliance against the Spanish colonies with a mad and messianic revolutionary, El Supremo; to find a water route across the Central American isthmus; and ‘to take, sink, burn or destroy’ the fifty-gun Spanish ship of the line Natividad - or face court-martial. And as if that wasn’t hard enough, Hornblower must also contend with the charms of an unwanted passenger, Lady Barbara Wellesley...
Author: C. S. Forester
Title: The Happy Return
First Published by: Michael Joseph