Commander Walker

by Robert Llewellyn Jones



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/26/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781663240255
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781663240262

About the Book

At a time of peace during the Napoleonic wars, James Jenkins, a Royal Navy captain, is found suspended under a dockyard pier in a cage. He is rescued just before the tide drowns him. Jenkins, driven mad by his ordeal, is confined to a private asylum by the Admiralty. Admiral William Burns, suspecting that this attempt on Jenkins’ life is tied to the loss of his ship and its cargo of gold, tasks a young commander, Albert Walker, to investigate the incident. This compelling story of theft, murder and betrayal moves from London to the dockyards to the high seas and the Caribbean as the commander and a trusted friend, Lieutenant Samuel Mink, risk their lives to unravel the mystery.

About the Author

Robert Llewellyn Jones spent his life on or near the water. A former United States Coast Guard officer, attorney, sailor, and rower, he was a perpetual student of the maritime and social history of 18th and 19th century England. Commander Walker, his first novel, was intended to be the first of a series, but Jones died within a week of completing his first draft. His wife and daughters are releasing it in his honor and memory.