The global bestseller Bernard Cornwell returns with his iconic hero, Richard Sharpe. If any man can do the impossible it’s Richard Sharpe.
Paris, 1815 Richard Sharpe is a man with a reputation.
Born in the gutter, raised a foundling, he’s the army’s loose cannon – but also its most formidable weapon. With violence brewing in the aftermath of Waterloo, and a secretive group of revolutionaries hell-bent on avenging Napoleon’s defeat, Sharpe is called to the front line: the maze of Paris streets where lines blur between friend and foe. And in search of a spy, he must defeat a lethal assassin determined to destroy his target, or die trying .