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The Press Gang

(1972)
(The first book in the Fox series)
A novel by

 
FOX AT BAY

George Abercrombie Fox was born in London on a rainy day in 1765. He was only ten when he joined the Royal Navy as a "powder monkey" and tasted the irresistible lure of the sea. By eighteen he was a lieutenant with a reputation for hard, driving seamanship. The years on deck hardened the man, the seas salted his wounds. For Fox it became a matter of battle and survival, against all odds. He asked no quarter, gave no mercy.

It is now 1800 and Fox is at war for England. But no matter, for Fox has always been at war. No man could cross his path without paying dues in blood. This is a man who lives only for the thrill of using the cannon and sword.

Come aboard, if you dare, for a hellish ride on a violent ship of war - with Fox

FOX IS NOT THE NOBLE HERO OF TRADITIONAL FICTION. FOX IS A FIGHTING MAN WHO TRANSCENDS HEROISM - HE DOESN'T CARE HOW HE WINS AS LONG AS HE WINS. HE'S MEAN, CUNNING AND MOST VICIOUS WHEN TRAPPED. THERE'S NO WAY TO OUTFOX FOX!

Adam Hardy was a pen name used by Kenneth Bulmer (1921-2005). A prolific writer, Bulmer wrote over 160 novels and many short stories, both under his real name and various pen names. He is best known for science fiction, including his long-running Dray Prescot series of planetary romances, but he wrote in many genres.

Genre: Historical
 
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Paperback Editions

January 2016 : Paperback
thumbTitle: The Press Gang (Fox) (Volume 2)
Author(s): Adam Hardy
ISBN: 1-5236-1094-8 / 978-1-5236-1094-5
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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1973 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Press Gang
Author(s): Adam (Author is joint pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer and Terry Harknett) Hardy
ISBN: 0-523-00180-0 / 978-0-523-00180-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pinnacle
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December 1972 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Fox The Press Gang
Author(s): Adam Hardy
ISBN: 0-450-01355-3 / 978-0-450-01355-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: New English Library Ltd
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Press Gang (Fox Book 2)
Author(s): Adam Hardy
Publisher: Thunderchild Publishing
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