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By Robert N. Macomber

Cmdr. Peter Wake, workplace of Naval Intelligence, is in French Indochina in 1883 on a mystery challenge for President Chester Arthur.The novel opens with Wake aboard a riverboat at the Mekong River. The challenge sounded uncomplicated in Washington: carry the yankee president's respond to a exclusive naval provide from the king of Cambodia, whereas clandestinely assessing the region's political and armed forces scenario. Wake figures it is going to take extra weeks and he will be homeward bound.Six months later, after approximately death by the hands of opium warlords, Chinese-Malay pirates, and French gangsters; after anguish hunger at sea, surviving a hurricane, being marooned on a seashore, and enduring a terrible full-scale battle—Wake remains to be there. Exhausted, pissed off, and scared, he and his motley band of partners can now testify that not anything is easy within the country of Cambodia and the Empire of Vietnam.This tale illuminates the start of the bloody cultural conflict that lasted for the subsequent hundred years in Southeast Asia, with either side made up our minds to avenge their venerated dead.The venerated Dead is the 7th within the award-winning Honor sequence of naval ancient fiction following the lifestyles and occupation of Lt. Cmdr. Peter Wake from 1863 to 1907, a time whilst the us army helped the US turn into an international power.The earlier novels are At the sting of Honor (winner of the Patrick D. Smith Literary Award as most sensible ancient Novel of Florida), Point of Honor (winner of the loo Esten Cooke Literary Award for most sensible paintings in Southern Fiction), Honorable point out, A Dishonorable Few, An Affair of Honor, and A varied type of Honor (winner of the yankee Library Association's Boyd Literary Award for army Fiction).

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