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Spain, June 1812
In the beautiful city of Salamanca, Captain Richard Sharpe must hunt down and safeguard Britain’s most valuable spy, ‘El Mirador’, before he’s silenced by France’s deadliest assassin – even at the risk of his own life.
In the shadowy world of Salamanca’s high society, where secrecy blurs the lines between friend and foe, it seems that other figures are out to destroy the British. Whilst outside the city’s walls, the armies gather for one of the biggest battles of the war – and risking everything for victory, even betraying one he loves, is Sharpe . . .
‘A master storyteller’ DAILY TELEGRAPH
‘Sharpe and his creator are national treasures.' Sunday Telegraph
'Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation.' Daily Mail
'Cornwell's narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched.' Observer
‘The best battle scenes of any writer I’ve ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive.’ George R.R. Martin
About the author
Bernard Cornwell worked for BBC TV for seven years, mostly as producer on the Nationwide programme, before taking charge of the Current Affairs department in Northern Ireland. In 1978 he became editor of Thames Television’s Thames at Six. Married to an American, he now lives in the United States