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Autor/Author: Edward Marston
Tytuł/Title: Fire and Sword (Captain Rawson)
Data wydania/Publish date: 2011-01-15
Wydawnictwo/Publisher: Allison and Busby
Liczba stron/Number of pages: 288
Returning to camp from a dangerous solo mission behind enemy lines, career soldier Daniel Rawson finds himself stranded on foot, with French soldiers in fierce pursuit. With a help of a farmer Daniel manages to escape. Later, when Daniel goes back to return the horse, he finds the farmhouse and barn have been set ablaze and the farmer approaching death, apparently at the hands of English soldiers. After several other farmhouses are burnt down in seemingly similar raids, Daniel decides to investigate. Back in England there is political unrest. Having lost royal favor the Duke of Marlborough to forced to resign as Commander-In-Chief. And all the while the treacherous and scheming French Commander, the Duc de Vendome, is becoming hell-bent on capturing Daniel, by any means at his disposal.REVIEWS A battle gone bad is a quick way to end up in a mountain of trouble. Fire and Sword” follows Captain Daniel Rawson as he flees the pressures of the French forces in early eighteenth century Europe. As a nefarious general of the French forces uses any means necessary to bring them to their justice, Rawson has to overcome the odds of being stranded before not only does turmoil destroy his homeland, but he loses the love of his life. „Fire and Sword” is a riveting work of historical fiction, highly recommended.”Midwest Book Review, 2011/04