In 1810, Wellingtons army, broke and outnumbered, is on the brink of collapse. His one hope: to send Captain Richard Sharpe on a dangerous secret mission into the Portuguese hills to steal a fortune in hidden gold.
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Bernard Cornwell, born in London, worked for the BBC and Thames Television before coming to the United States to write full time. His sweeping historical novels, including the acclaimed Richard Sharpe series, make him a number one bestselling author in the United Kingdom and around the world. He lives with his wife on Cape Cod.Review:
"Frederick Davidson performs superbly. For fans of the series, Davidson's readings may be definitive."
"The charm of the Sharpe novels is that of meticulously researched stories, books with a passionate correctness as to the details of military organization... and an old-fashioned devotion to heroic conduct."
"This superbly produced, unabridged audiobook edition featured the magnificent narrative skills of Frederick Davidson who truly brings alive the thrills, dangers, and plot twists that are the hallmark of Bernard Cornwell's historical adventures."
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