Charismatic hero Jack Steel returns, in a new and perilous adventure.
1708. War rages across the lowlands of Flanders. British soldiers fight ferociously to protect their last remaining fortress in Oudenarde. Their mission is to stop their enemies France and Spain forming a powerful union that could relegate Britain to the sidelines in Europe.
Newly married and promoted to the rank of captain, life for Jack Steel has never been better. But now he must go back to where he is needed - on the battlefield. Having already fought some daring campaigns under the Duke of Marlborough, Steel has every reason to be confident. But after a long day of fighting, one of France's finest cavalry regiments ambushes his battered and exhausted Grenadier troops. Taken by surprise, Steel will need a miracle to save them all from annihilation.
Brothers in Arms is the third book in the superb Jack Steel series.
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Iain Gale has strong Scottish and military roots. He is editor of the magazine of the National Trust for Scotland and lives in Edinburgh with his family.Review:
Praise for Brothers in Arns:
‘Gale handles the military material superbly, recreating the battle...very exciting’
Praise for Iain Gale:
‘A powerful novel of men at war. A triumph' Bernard Cornwell
‘A treat for every history buff, and a vivid picture of men at war’ Scotland on Sunday
‘An old-fashioned tale of military strategy and valour’ Glasgow Herald
'An involving historical adventure - could Jack Steel be a worthy rival to Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe?' Choice Magazine
'A combination of action and intrigue is supported by colourful characters' Scottish Field
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Book Description Harpercollins, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007253575
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Excellent HC Edition: BOOK: NO page markings, Very clean, Very tight, NO spine creases, DUST JACKET: May have very light normal shelf rubbing. Bookseller Inventory # 915010270