The Blooding (Paperback)James McGee (author)
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Hawkwood's in America for this gripping, action-packed follow up to the bestselling Ratcatcher - for fans of Bernard Cornwell, Conn Igulden and Patrick O'Brian
Britain is locked in a bitter war with America and Matthew Hawkwood, soldier turned spy, is stranded behind enemy lines.
A TERRIFYING PLOT
Hawkwood heads for the Canadian border, along with former comrade-in-arms, Major Douglas Lawrence. But as they men make their escape, the two men uncover a plot that could turn the British Empire to dust.
A PERILOUS JOURNEY
Pursued by a relentless enemy, Hawkwood and Lawrence set off across the Adirondack Mountains. But they are not alone. Buried deep in Hawkwood's past is an old alliance - one which could save both their lives and turn the tide of war...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
Praise for James McGee:
* 'Irresistible... rambunctious entertainment' Observer
* 'Rumbustious...a darkly attractive hero, terrific period atmosphere and action' The Times
* 'Atmospheric and well researched... try it' Daily Mirror
* `Breakneck pace, brutal action, clever characterisation and twisty plotting ...' Reginald Hill
* `Ratcatcher is a richly enjoyable and impressively researched novel - also very gripping. James McGee is clearly a rising star in the historical galaxy and I look forward to Hawkwood's return' Andrew Taylor, author of The American Boy
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