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Path Of Storm

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The old submarine-chaser USS Hibiscus is suddenly ordered to the desolate island group of Payenhau. Captain Mark Gunnar has a chance to even the score against a ruthless enemy but as the weather worsens a crisis develops that he must face alone ...
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 27th 1984 by Arrow (first published 1976)
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Alexander Kent, who writes the Bolitho Napoleonic War series, is the pseudonym of Douglas Reeman, who writes modern naval fiction. Unlike the Bolitho series, which features the adventures of Richard Bolitho as he moves up the ranks to admiral, Reeman employs a variety of characters and vessels to populate his modern books, set mostly during WWII or later. Path of the Storm takes place after the Vietnam War. Mark Gunnar, captain of the Hibiscus, an old submarine chaser, has been ordered to sail h ...more
One of Reeman's last, most tortured books--and (not coincidentally) the only one, to my knowlege, centering on the U.S. Navy. The time--late 1960s. The place--the Formosa Straits. But some things don't change:

"She looked down at his fingers biting into her smooth skin and said quietly: 'I would do anything for you. I do not understand my own feelings, but I know what they mean towards you.'

Gunnar dropped to his knees besides her, his eyes searching her face. 'But I've told you nothing of myself,
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AKA Alexander Kent.
Douglas Edward Reeman was a British author who has written many historical fiction books on the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars.

Reeman joined the Royal Navy in 1940, at the age of 16, and served during World War II and the Korean War. He eventually rose to the rank of lieutenant. In addition to being an author, Reeman has also taught the
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