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Summary

The dramatic sequel to Badge of Glory, China 1900. When the Boxer Rebellion erupts into bloody war. The Royal Marines, true to their motto, are the first to land - and the last to leave. Again, a Blackwood is in command.

©1998 Douglas Reeman (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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A Ripping Good Yarn

Only gripe is the presence of a Femme Fatale. To my mind she adds nothing to the story and is superfluous.. A great story despite that.

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A first class story by a first class story teller and read by a fine actor who has a facility for the spoken word in this and other stories that is a true gift.

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Left me wanting more

Normally that's a good thing, but in this case I wish the story went longer. I'd have liked to have heard more about the Boxer Rebellion. This one seemed to have wrapped up quickly, like the author ran out of gas suddenly.