Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos — threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade. As he struggles to unite Britain and hold back the Saxon enemy, Arthur is embroiled in a doomed romance with beautiful Guinevere.
In muddy waters, even heroes drownTrouble at sea for an ex-war hero …His father in prison for fraud, his ex-wife bleeding him dry and his spine shattered by a bullet, Falklands war hero Nick Sandman, VC, has no money and no prospects. Only his boat — Sycorax -and his dream of sailing her away from his troubles is keeping him alive.But Sycorax is as crippled as Nick. To rebuild his wrecked and stranded dream, Nick is forced into a devil’s bargain with egomaniacal TV star Tony Bannister. Bannister is the owner of Wildtrack, an ocean racer, and he wants Nick to be part of the crew that will sail the ship to victory.Bannister, though, has made some powerful enemies who are out for revenge, leaving Nick caught in the middle. Can he keep Wildtrack and his dreams of escape aboard Sycorax afloat?Wildtrack is a gripping thriller from the international bestselling author of the Sharpe novels.
Paul Shanahan, the owner of a yacht delivery business in Belgium, now lives a peaceful existence after a terrorist-active life. An old colleague’s request for the secret transport of a large amount of gold is a welcome return to the fold, and a chance to get home to Boston. But it turns out to be the trickiest and deadliest business of all — haunted always by the betrayal of his lover.
In the winter of 1777 the British Army marched triumphantly into Philadelphia the Redcoats had won the battles against the rebellious colonists and forced them to winter in the cod hills, while they danced in Philadelphia. Christopher Vane and Sam Troop both meet women that winter who change their lives. It was crucial that the Redcoats should show spectacular victories to prevent the French alliance with the Americans. But some of the Redcoats are torn in their allegiances
A dramatic contemporary thriller focussing on the blind passion of an obsessive dream. STORMCHILD is the story of a quest, of a man’s search for his missing daughter — and to prove his daughter’s innocence from involvement in her mother’s murder. And he is no ordinary man — for he is famous as a world-class yachtsman, but the strength of the storms he has to face at sea are nothing compared to the violence of the political campaigners who hold his daughter.
The dreams of an idle life in the paradise of the Bahamas are shattered when the discovery of a derelict, bullet-ridden yacht brings in the local police and the drug-runners. Nick Breakspear, desperate to escape his famous parentage, invalided out of the Marines, was heading only for peace, but the quixotic impulse makes him take up a challenge — and a lucrative offer — and he allows himself to be hired, for a private war, by a smooth-talking US presidential candidate. And it is the skills drawn from his depised father’s world that will enable him to survive.
The continuing story of Arthur, the second in a trilogy which began with THE WINTER KING. The novels bring Arthur and his world to vivid life. A man battling for his vision of the future in a brutal age, dragged down by suspicions and magics of the past, surrounded by intrigue, dependent on his skill at war and genius for leadership.
A story of love, war, loyalty and betrayal, EXCALIBUR begins with the failure of Lancelot’s rebellion and the ruin of Arthur’s marriage to Guinevere. The Saxons, sensing the disunity of the Britons, seize the chance to destroy Arthur. The climax of the war comes with the legendary triumph at Mount Badon, and Arthur`s great victory. But the promises he made then come back to haunt him after the years of peace and glory.
A splendid thriller of skullduggery and smuggling, politics and passion, in the Carribean waters, with a twentieth-century Sharpe at the helm.