Sharpe's Prey (The Sharpe Series #5) - Bernard Cornwell

It is 1807 and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, newly returned to England, now wants to leave the army. One last job is offered to him. Go to Copenhagen, help the Honourable John Lavisser deliver a bribe and so stop a war. It seems very easy.

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Release date: 2001
Genres: history
Tags: military
Updated: August 22, 2021

The Sharpe Series :: Series

Also known as Richard Sharpe and Sharpe.

The Sharpe Series charts Richard Sharpe's progress in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. He begins in Sharpe's Tiger as a Private in the 33rd Regiment of foot, who becomes a Sergeant by the end of the book, and an Ensign in the 74th Regiment who is transferred to the newly formed 95th Rifles as a Second-Lieutenant during Sharpe's Trafalgar. He is gradually promoted through the ranks, finally becoming a Lieutenant Colonel in Sharpe's Waterloo.

The books are listed here in chronological order.

Sharpe's Christmas
Sharpe's Tiger (The Sharpe Series #1)
Sharpe's Triumph (The Sharpe Series #2)
Sharpe's Fortress (The Sharpe Series #3)
Sharpe's Trafalgar (The Sharpe Series #4)
Sharpe's Prey (The Sharpe Series #5)
Sharpe's Rifles (The Sharpe Series #6)
Sharpe's Havoc (The Sharpe Series #7)
Sharpe's Eagle (The Sharpe Series #8)
Sharpe's Gold (The Sharpe Series #9)
Sharpe's Escape (The Sharpe Series #10)
Sharpe's Fury (The Sharpe Series #11)
Sharpe's Battle (The Sharpe Series #12)
Sharpe's Company (The Sharpe Series #13)7.00
Sharpe's Sword (The Sharpe Series #14)
Sharpe's Enemy (The Sharpe Series #15)
Sharpe's Honor (The Sharpe Series #16)
Sharpe's Regiment (The Sharpe Series #17)
Sharpe's Siege (The Sharpe Series #18)
Sharpe's Revenge (The Sharpe Series #19)
Sharpe's Waterloo (The Sharpe Series #20)
Sharpe's Devil (The Sharpe Series #21)
Sharpe’s Assassin (The Sharpe Series #22)7.50