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The Continental Risque

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

Nelson's exciting seafaring trilogy concludes. As cries for independence ring through the chambers of the Second Continental Congress, Captain Isaac Biddlecomb and his crew are called upon to engage The Royal Navy.

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 (August 1, 1998)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671013813

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