Jeanette of the French Achille

by Lynn Maury



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/21/2006

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781425947286

About the Book

Four Hundred and Ninety Nine Men and A Girl, possibly the most unusual and unlikely love story ever told, that of a young couple thrown and bound together by a dangerously shared secret.


This dramatic story is set on board the majestic mighty French battle-ship Achille as with a rigging of full sails she ploughs her way on the high seas from Toulon harbour bound for the battle at Trafalgar. The closer they draw into battle, the couple’s short time together unleashes all of the emotions passion, drama, courage, and tragcdy, all highlights this tale of one of the greatest Naval sea-battles of all time.

About the Author

Writing is really a second career for the author who after having had a multi-faceted extensive career in the entertainment’s industry which has rewarded her with some memorable assignments.


As a former director of an advertising record company in producing advertising for household named companies. She recalls going along to Downing Street to record the then Prime Minister Mr. Harold MacMillan.


She also successfully campaigned for a post humous honour for the late Ivor Novello. The Memorial plaque is in the crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral and bears her poem. It was unveiled by the renowned aviation hero the late Sir Douglas Bader.


Blest with a good sense of humour she will jokingly tell you that she decided to take up writing in her old age purely as a means of keeping her out of mischief!