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Convoy of War (John Mason Kemp Book 1) by Philip McCutchan

Convoy of War
(John Mason Kemp Book 1)

by Philip McCutchan

In the early stages of the Battle of the Atlantic, a vital convoy of ships leaves war-torn Britain.

They’re bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia, seeking much-needed supplies — armour, ammunition, foodstuffs — as well as Canadian troops to reinforce the battle-weary British army.

Leading the convoy is Commodore John Mason Kemp, mobilized from the liners for war service with the Royal Navy.

The commodore has weathered countless journeys at sea, but this is war.

Decisions often have to be made split-second and can mean lives saved or lost.

Amid sudden tempests and the constant threat of German U-boat attacks, Kemp also faces the challenges of an unlikely assortment of people aboard a war-time ship:

His young assistant, eager to prove himself but with a lot to learn.

The ship’s doctor, often too drunk to attend to the wounded.

The second steward, whose questionable morals harm more than just himself.

As the convoy picks its way through submarine-infested waters, this journey will prove to be the commodore’s most difficult yet.

Convoy of War is a page-turning naval thriller, and a rich depiction of war at...

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