The Beresford Branson Series, Book 1
A nobleman’s errant son is despatched to the South seas to be blooded.
· A tale of stumbling through intrigue, hunger, pangs of love-lust, deceit, loneliness, kidnap and hunger on his path to discovering common sense.
· Coast-watching on Guadalcanal when the Japanese invade, he discovers the horrors of what war does to man on the one hand—and what unlikely friendships can be forged on the other.
· A front stalls view of the legendary naval battles on Guadalcanal, 1942.
What They Are Saying About Pacific Paradox
It is a sensitive story of a naïve young man growing into his manhood.
Multi-published historical writer, Kev Richardson’s latest release: PACIFIC PARADOX, reveals WWII from an English man’s perspective. We see the war through the eyes of worldly naive character, Beresford, the aristocratic son of Baronet Sir Thomas Branson, who has been sent out into the every-day world to earn his own worldly experiences. From his lucky adventures, to his incredible misadventures, he discovers a whole new attitude towards life. He becomes involved in the war effort in the Pacific Islands. Kev’s accurate historical research is prominent in this telling. This is a wonderful adventure tale as Berry finally becomes the man his father can respect.
Conger Book Reviews, USA