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The Queen's Tiger

#2 Captain Ian Steele

Peter Watt



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29 December 2021
It is 1857 and Ian Steele, known to all as Captain Samuel Forbes, is fighting for Queen and country in Persia. A world away, the real Samuel Forbes is planning to return to London - with potentially disastrous consequences for both men. Meanwhile, army surgeon Peter Campbell and his wife Alice are in India on their honeymoon, with no idea of the chaos about to erupt.

After a brief return to England and a reunion with the woman he loves, Ian is posted to India, where he finds Peter and Alice in an unexpected and dangerous position. Together they face the enemy and the terrible savagery of war - but then Ian receives news from London that crushes all his hopes . . .

Praise for The Queen's Tiger 'Watt has a true knack for producing captivating historical adventures filled with action, intrigue and family drama.' - Canberra Weekly

'A vivid and pacy novel that will satisfy readers with an historical interest and with a dash of romance.' - The Weekly Times
Imprint:   Pan
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 148mm,  Width: 181mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   286g
ISBN:   9781760788308
ISBN 10:   1760788309
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Peter has been a soldier, articled clerk to a solicitor, prawn trawler deckhand, builder's labourer, pipe layer, real estate salesman, private investigator, police sergeant and adviser to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. He has lived and worked with Aborigines, Islanders, Vietnamese and Papua New Guineans and speaks, reads and writes Vietnamese and Pidgin. He now lives at Maclean, on the Clarence River in northern New South Wales. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Rural Fire service, and is interested in fishing and the vast opens spaces of outback Queensland.

Reviews for The Queen's Tiger (#2 Captain Ian Steele)

Watt has a true knack for producing captivating historical adventures filled with action, intrigue and family drama. --Canberra Weekly

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