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By Force of Arms

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From Simon & Schuster, By Force of Arms is James L. Nelson's powerful saga of the American Revolution and a stirring dramatic maritime adventure.

Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain.

About The Author

James L. Nelson is a native of Maine and a former professional square-rig sailor.  He is the author of over fifteen books, including By Force of Arms, The Maddest Idea, The Continental Risque, and All the Brave Fellows. He lives in Maine with his wife and children, where he continues to write and maintain his involvement with traditional sail. Find out more at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Gallery Books (February 1, 1996)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671519247

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