Discovery

Paperback / softback
Discovery is a tale of adventure, romance and exploration. It is set in the eighteenth century and follows the fortunes of Peter Wright. Peter is taken by a press gang to remove him from England to fulfil the aims and desires of Henry West. He finds himself on board HMS Discovery, embarked on a five-year voyage to the Pacific North West and 'round the world. A gentle young lad becomes a sailor; he survives his adventures and returns to England, a man in every sense of the word. He rejoins society to find his life and circumstances changed. Peter meets his adversaries and resolves the conflicts of the past. Discovery traces the life of Jane, his childhood sweetheart and her part in his development.