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Brothers in Arms Iain Gale

Brothers in Arms By Iain Gale

Brothers in Arms by Iain Gale


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Summary

Charismatic hero Jack Steel returns, in a new and perilous adventure.

Brothers in Arms Summary

Brothers in Arms by Iain Gale

Charismatic hero Jack Steel returns, in a new and perilous adventure. England 1708 and Jack Steel returns to Flanders from England a married man. But his wife Lady Henrietta Vaughan is proving expensive and Jack must look for a promotion. At the battle of Oudenarde Steel is sent in to stem off the French attack and wins a glorious victory for Marlborough.The allies eyes' turn from Paris to Lille, where the Dutch have recommenced a siege. Unbeknownst to them, Marlborough sends Steel, his trusted envoy to Paris to broker a deal with a man who has the ear of the French King. Disguised, in danger of exposure and in fear of his life, Steel accomplishes his mission and makes it back to the bloody, mud-logged siege of Lille -- a victory for the British in the end, but at huge cost of human life. As Steel desperately tries to open supply lines to his troops, he discovers that his wife has been unfaithful to him, though he has risked all to rescue her from the besiged town of Leffinghe. Jack returns to England covered in glory from Lille, and with the promotion that he desired. Although he has lost his reason for desiring money and honour he is now even more determined to win further military accolades in order outshine his wife's new lover.

Brothers in Arms Reviews

Praise for Brothers in Arns: 'Gale handles the military material superbly, recreating the battle!very exciting' Daily Telegraph 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

About Iain Gale

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.

Additional information

GOR001516153
9780007253579
0007253575
Brothers in Arms by Iain Gale
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2009-04-02
304
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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