Richard Sharpe was once again at war. But this time his enemy was a single man - the ruthless, sadistic Colonel Leroux. Sharpe's mission was to safeguard El Mirador, the spy whose network of agents was vital to the British victory.
So Sharpe must enter a new world of political and military intrigue. And in the unfamiliar surroundings of aristocratic Spanish society, his only guide is the beautiful Marquesa - a woman with her own secrets to conceal...
A compelling adventure story of war, revenge and treachery.
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Bernard Cornwell (born 1944) is a prolific and popular English historical novelist.
The Sharpe Series :: Series
Series contains 22 primary works and has 23 total works.
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.