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Douglas Reeman Î 1 FREE READ FREE READ Ò High Water With his own boat the motor yacht Sea Fox former naval officer Philip Vivian had hoped to earn a living free from the petty restrictions of everyday life close to the sea he loved Now however his dream is threatene. This tale is a departure from the usual fare of derring do perils and thrills on the high seas in wartime that is the hallmark of Douglas Reeman s novels It is centered around Philip Vivian a World War II veteran of the Royal Navy whose love and affinity for the sea has made it difficult for him to wholly adjust to living under the strictures of life in late 1950s postwar Britain As a way of making a living he had been taking tourists on seasonal trips along the shore and out at sea in his motor yacht the Seafox But this in itself is not enough to stave off the looming prospect of having to sell his beloved Seafox and face bankruptcy Vivian leaves Toruay where Seafox is moored and goes to the RNVR Club in London of which he is a paying member and chances upon an old wartime comrade Felix Lang whom Fortune has clearly smiled upon He puts to Vivian a profitable if legally dubious proposition to carry out a series of smuggling jobs involving the shipment of foreign currency from the travel agency in which Lang has a major interest across the Channel to France Just a couple of smuggling jobs and Vivian s debts would be paid in full A merry adventure no less Or so it seemed at face value For there is much to Felix Lang and his associates at the travel agency for which he has worked for many years than meets the eye Conseuently Vivian finds himself trapped in a treacherous web of violence and crime dangerously torn between his stubborn sense of past loyalties and his duty to a society he has always despised For any reader in search of a understated thriller that packs a punch High Water fits the bill handsomely

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Douglas Reeman Î 1 FREE READ FREE READ Ò High Water Something altogether sinister And Vivian finds himself trapped in a treacherous web of violence and crime dangerously torn between his stubborn sense of past loyalties and his duty to a society he has always despis. Probably the weakest book by the author

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Douglas Reeman Î 1 FREE READ FREE READ Ò High Water D by financial difficulties So when a profitable if legally dubious proposition is put to him by an old naval comrade in arms Vivian is willing to listen But what starts out as a harmless adventure soon turns into. The second book Reeman wrote is uite a departure from his usual war on the high seas Rather it s a plain thriller in the Alistair MacLean genre a post WWIi Wavy Navy officer s attempt to return to civilian life when complications and thugs arrive Reeman had much to learn about writing but this book most resembles Cornwell s Scoundrel

  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 256
  • High Water
  • Douglas Reeman
  • English
  • 07 September 2017
  • 9780099079002