Cleared for Action!: Four Tales of the Sea
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Cleared for Action!: Four Tales of the Sea

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Stephen W. Meader, master storyteller, takes the reader in four separate books across fifty years of American life upon the sea. Cleared for Action! begins in the spring of 1812 when Jeff Robbins is forced from a Yankee merchant schooner to serve on a British frigate--only weeks before war with England is declared. In Whaler 'Round the Horn, Rodney Glenn runs away to sea o...more
Paperback, 639 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Bethlehem Books (first published October 2001)
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Sarah
Book 1- Cleared For Action:

This book was a very enjoyable read. It doesn't really get exciting until half way through. And even than it's a rather mild read. But I really liked it. The characters also weren't quite a developed as I would have liked. I also got a little lost in the riggings and mainsails and all the ship talk. I would recommend this book for a long car ride, or a long weekend, but it's not something I would recommend if you are looking for thrilling adventure novel.

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Wrote historical fiction and contemporary stories with young men as the main characters.
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