An action-packed historical adventure from Bernard Cornwell’s enthralling series on the Napoleonic Wars.
A daring, impossible mission might just be their last hope.
A year after the victory at Talavera, things are looking bleak. With Wellington outnumbered, the bankrupt army’s only hope of avoiding collapse is a hidden cache of Portuguese gold. Only Captain Richard Sharpe is capable of stealing it—and it means turning against his own men.