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Peter Wicked
Sep.01.2008
Navy Lieutenant Matty Graves is still recovering from his ordeal during the slave rebellion in the French colony of Saint-Domingue when he is ordered to Washington to answer questions about the death of his former captain. On home soil he must deal with the mystery and shame surrounding his birth, as well as the attractions of his best friend's sister. But when he's offered a...
The War of Knives
Apr.01.2007
When Matty Graves, acting lieutenant in the newly formed U.S. Navy, agrees to become a spy in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, he plunges headlong into a brutal world of betrayal and double-cross beyond anything he’s ever known. At first the bloody civil war between former slaves and their mixed-race overseers simply offers a way to test himself and a means to purge his guilt...
Hardcover first edition
Apr.01.2006
This first book in the series introduces Matty Graves, midshipman in the early years of the United States Navy. In 1799, the young United States faces off against its former ally, France, in an undeclared naval conflict in the Caribbean. Matty is caught up in escalating violence as he serves aboard the Rattle-Snake under his drunken cousin, Billy. Matty already knows how to handle...