Leopardkill: A Cavalry Tale

Leopardkill A Cavalry Tale A thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon s Grande Armee It is Autumn The French army is gone from Port
  • Title: Leopardkill: A Cavalry Tale
  • Author: Jonathan Hopkins
  • ISBN: 9781909099791
  • Page: 117
  • Format: ebook
  • Leopardkill: A Cavalry Tale
    A thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon s Grande Armee.It is Autumn 1808 The French army is gone from Portugalexcept for one man And what he has stolen is deadly secret.Sergeant Joshua Lock and Captain the Honourable John Killen pursue the spy deep into Spain ahead of Sir JohA thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon s Grande Armee.It is Autumn 1808 The French army is gone from Portugalexcept for one man And what he has stolen is deadly secret.Sergeant Joshua Lock and Captain the Honourable John Killen pursue the spy deep into Spain ahead of Sir John Moore s British army a force now ordered to fight the French alongside native troops But instead of helping their new allies, the Spaniards seem to have turned against them.Their quarry still free, Killen s discovery of Lock s affair with a fellow officer s wife drives the childhood friends apart as savage winter storms grip the Galician mountains With discipline breaking down, and Spain s armies in disarray, every man must decide for himself who is friend and who is foe Should the outnumbered, starving British stand and fight, or run for the sea, and home Whilst unbeknown to the bickering allies, Bonaparte himself is storming through Spain with but a single purpose destroy every mangy English leopard Meticulously researched to be historically and militarily accurate, this dashing novel of cavalrymen at war is written by an expert horseman.
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  • Jonathan Hopkins

    I started writing about the British cavalry who fought Napoleon for the simple reason that they were roundly criticised by just about every historian and his dog Why I had to find out, because it just didn t seem fair And it wasn t, as I soon discovered So, because I m not a real historian, I wrote a novel About two young cavalry recruits sent to Portugal and it sort of spiralled from there Jonathan Hopkins is married with one daughter, two horses, a cat and a cocker spaniel with a heart murmur.Born and brought up on the South Wales coast, he still lives there.

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