Jeffery Farnol, that superb teller of lusty tales, returns with an exciting new novel, which is good news to his host of staunch admirers and to all readers who love swiftly-paced, soundly-written historical fiction.The action of the story takes place two years after the death of Admiral Nelson and concerns a strapping young seaman, Sam Felton, who, returning from hard years at sea, unexpectedly finds himself succeeding to an important earldom with its great house, vast lands and immense wealth. But his succession is not easily accepted by unworthy relatives and conniving neighbors who resent an usurper of a legacy that was to be their own. This means that Sam must fight his way with brawn and brain to gain control of his rightful heritage. I means too that he must fight for the charming and inscrutable Andromeda, a raven-haired beauty whose life was tinged with the same measure of excitement as Sam's even after that doughty young mariner makes her welfare his personal concern."Heritage Perilous" is for that vast multitude of readers, the young in heart, who for a few hours are eager to get away from the world of today and back to the romantic days of an earlier century. It is also a novel that will enhance Jeffery Farnol's eminent position as one of the most famous modern figures in the great tradition of English story tellers.