Sharpe's Fortress: Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December 1803 (Paperback)
Be prepared for scenes of great action & heroic.The sword hissed an inch behind the boy's neck."I said to leave him alone "Sharpe said. "Or do you want to fight me instead?""None of us," a calm voice said behind Sharpe, "wants to fight Ensign Sharpe."Richard Sharpe.
Soldier, hero, rogue the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles, whose green jacket he proudly wears.
About the Author
Bernard Cornwell is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestsellers 1356 and Agincourt; the Richard Sharpe series; and the Saxon Tales, the bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, which include The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings, The Pagan Lord, The Empty Throne, and Warriors of the Storm now the basis for the BBC television series The Last Kingdom.