(From the publisher):
Once, a French corvette, she was reborn H.M.S. Jester, sleek and fast. At her sea-sprayed helm is former Midshipman Alan Lewrie, turned grizzled warrior by trade. But when Commander Lewrie reaches the island of Corsica he gets orders for which even he is not prepared: lure his archenemy, French commander Guillaume Choundas, into battle - and personally strike him dead...
Original title: A King's Commander
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Military and Naval Adventure