Newly promoted‚ Major Richard Sharpe leads his small force into the biting cold of the winter mountains. His task is to rescue a group of well-born women held hostage by a rabble of deserters. And one of the renegades is Sergeant Hakeswill‚ Sharpe's most implacable enemy.
But the rescue is the least of Sharpe's problems. He must face a far greater threat. With only the support of his own company and the new Rocket Troop - the last word in military incompetence - to back his gamble‚ Sharpe cannot afford even to recognize the prospect of defeat. For to surrender - or to fail - would mean the end of the war for the Allied armies...
The Complete Sharpe Collection
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 02 / 2009
- 130 x 197mm