English | September 17, 2011 | ISBN: 0755113950 | 282 pages | MOBI | 1.30 MB
When Ramage and the frigate Calypso are ordered to Naples, he does not expect to meet with any trouble in the Mediterranean, as Trafalgar has been won and a time of peace should prevail. However, two French ships of the line are then sighted. Moreover, upon arrival in Naples, Ramage fully expects to be put onto convoy duty, escorting merchantmen. Unexpectedly, he is given orders to set sail for Sicily where he has deal with pirates, the Saraceni, who have been terrorizing fishing ports.