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A Divided Command

(2013)
(The tenth book in the John Pearce series)
A novel by

 
1794. The Mediterranean is proving dangerous waters for John Pearce and his Pelicans. Having left his lover Emily, who is also the wife of his mortal enemy Ralph Barclay, in the Tuscan port of Leghorn, Pearce is detained in Naples. When he unknowingly delivers a letter promoting the shady and incompetent Admiral Hotham, Pearce finds himself entangled in a political plot that soon puts those closest to him at peril. When reunited with Emily, John Pearce faces a losing battle to keep her reputation intact. Although his Pelicans aid in the endeavour, Emily sees no future for her with Pearce and leaves while he is conveying private letters for Horatio Nelson to the British Ambassador, Sir William Hamilton. Learning of Emily's departure, Pearce sets off in pursuit and has to take on the superior force of Barbary Corsairs who have targeted the merchant ship Emily is travelling on, the Sandown Castle. Outgunned by a barbaric opponent, John Pearce's chances of survival - as well as those of Emily and Pearce's crew - are dubious. And even if they can win this fierce battle, another threat looms on the horizon as Pearce is not the only one chasing Emily; Ralph Barclay has learned of his wife's desertion and is on his way to recapture her.

Genre: Historical
 
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Hardback Editions

August 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7505-3943-7 / 978-0-7505-3943-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
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November 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Divided Command, A (John Pearce)
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7490-1425-3 / 978-0-7490-1425-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ALLISON & BUSBY
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Divided Command (The John Pearce Naval Series)
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 0-7490-1677-9 / 978-0-7490-1677-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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Audio Editions

March 2014 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-4598-X / 978-1-4079-4598-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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March 2014 : UK Audio CD
Title: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-4599-8 / 978-1-4079-4599-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2014 : UK MP3 CD
Title: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
ISBN: 1-4079-4600-5 / 978-1-4079-4600-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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February 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
Publisher: Soundings
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February 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Divided Command
Author(s): David Donachie
Publisher: Soundings
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Divided Command (John Pearce series)
Author(s): David Donachie
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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