Hunter, Seth: The Time of Terror. First Edition/First Printing. *Signed*« back
This is a first edition and first printing of The Time of Terror by Seth Hunter, published by Headline in 2008.
The book and protected dust jacket are in Fine condition with no inscriptions and not price clipped.
Signed by the author on the title page.
The first in a trilogy of novels featuring Nathan Peake, British naval officer and spy during the war with Revolutionary France. It is 1793, and Peake, Commander of the brig-sloop Nereus based at Rye in East Sussex, is unhappy with his commission and is desperate for some real action. When revolutionary France declares war on England, he gets his chance. The French have killed their king and are about to embark on that violent period of bloodletting known as the Terror. Peake is entrusted with a vital mission to wreck the French economy by smuggling millions of French banknotes across the Channel and into the heart of Paris. But opposition to the Terror mounts and Peake is soon forced to leave Paris and find the storm-tossed British squadrons in the Atlantic...