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The Deadly Shore

(1970)
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The greatest threats come in human form...

Nobody knows what caused the explosion that sent the M. V. Southern Pioneer to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

For Matthew King, the chief officer, the disaster is an opportunity to regain a command of his own, even if it is only in an open boat with nine other men and three women.

It is the gateway to his own small kingdom, where he can be undisputed ruler - for he has a revolver.

It could be that King is mad, but even a madman takes a deal of overthrowing ...

Battles for power commence between the survivors of the Southern Pioneer.

Though life is threatened by the elements and natural obstacles, the biggest fight for survival was between men.

Praise for John Pattinson



'A first class sea story' - Western Morning News

A Grim and exciting tale' - Sheffield Star

'There is the tang of the sea and plenty of excitement' - Birmingham Mail

'Bears the stamp of authenticity that has so effectively flavoured previous seafaring yarns by this author.' - Nottingham Evening Post

James Pattinson is a full-time author who, despite having travelled throughout the world, still lives in the remote village where he grew up. He has written magazine articles, short stories and radio features as well as numerous novels including Crane.

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for James Pattinson's The Deadly Shore

Hardback Editions

June 1970 : UK Hardback
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Title: Deadly Shore
Author(s): James Pattinson
ISBN: 0-7091-1254-8 / 978-0-7091-1254-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Deadly Shore (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): James Pattinson
ISBN: 0-7089-5537-1 / 978-0-7089-5537-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Deadly Shore
Author(s): James Pattinson
Publisher: Endeavour Media
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