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A Treacherous Coast

Post by Astrodene on Tue 04 Oct 2016, 12:58

The new John Pearce book is listed - A Treacherous Coast. Out in the UK in November, for some reason there is quite a delay for US readers until April 2017

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Post by SteveH0420 on Sun 20 Nov 2016, 12:55

I'm about 5 books into the John Pearce series and I've decided to put them down and look for a new author/captain. This far in I don't care for Pearce's attitude of disrespect and irreverence for command and the navy while at the same time using it for his own personal agenda. I believe when I reached the point where he took his future bride on board is where I'd had enough to see what lies ahead. I may pick it back up if I've exhausted everything my library system has to offer, luckily we have a thorough catalog

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Re: A Treacherous Coast

Post by 80 Winters on Wed 23 Nov 2016, 00:31

Without a doubt, John Pearce is a 'hard case' when it comes to 'attitude' and his irreverence for society and 'position within it'. But then, born of his upbringing by 'the ranter' and his treatment by a 'Pigot-esk' captain following illegal impressment, I have found entertainment in the irony of a naval career propelled forward by chance, luck (good and bad) and the conniving of others, which often plays to the advantage of Pearce.

There's some "great' HNF out there and a lot of "very good" HNF as well. When you get to the "good" HNF, you begin to ask yourself if "haven't I read this before"? You won't find this to be the case with John Pearce and the Pelicans.
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