By Bernard Cornwell
The yr is 1807 and Richard Sharpe's occupation within the British military turns out to have come to a useless finish. Following a victory in Sharpe's Trafalgar, he's loveless and destitute, relegated to the menial job of quartermaster.
He plans to go away the military, whilst the Honorable John Lavisser persuades him to hitch him on a mystery challenge to Copenhagen. Sharpe's mission—to convey a bribe—is correct up his alley, but if he arrives in Denmark he reveals that his errand is far extra critical. French agaents are in every single place and within the thick of enemy spies and fierce conflict motion, Richard Sharpe needs to once more end up his braveness and backbone.
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Sharpe's Prey (Sharpe, Book 5) by Bernard Cornwell