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Keane's Challenge

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Signed by the author on the title page. A superb UK first edition, first print hardback in an unblemished, unclipped dust-wrapper (fitted with a removable, clear, thin film protector). The Iberian Peninsula, 1809. French troops led by one of Napoleon's best generals are massing on the border. Wellington's outnumbered force and his unreliable Spanish allies need to pick off the smaller French units if they are to stand their ground. For that they need information: accurate intelligence on numbers, arms and whereabouts. That's where Captain Keane and his company of reformed scouting officers are invaluable tools - despite being unpopular with the regular soldiers. But it soon becomes apparent that someone high up in Wellington's headquarters is a spy for the French. Only someone able to travel widely outside the camp, someone privy to battle plans, could be the double agent - and Keane's enemies within the army are quick to point the finger. Keane must defend his crew against their accusers - or root out the traitor himself. Keane's Challenge draws a fascinating picture of a disparate group of men brought together in a Peninsular War adventure that sees maverick hero Keane ride again.

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Added value:
Signed by the author, as new condition
Author(s):
Gale, Iain
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1780873646
ISBN-13:
9781780873640
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Heron Books

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About this item

Signed by the author on the title page. A superb UK first edition, first print hardback in an unblemished, unclipped dust-wrapper (fitted with a removable, clear, thin film protector). The Iberian Peninsula, 1809. French troops led by one of Napoleon's best generals are massing on the border. Wellington's outnumbered force and his unreliable Spanish allies need to pick off the smaller French units if they are to stand their ground. For that they need information: accurate intelligence on numbers, arms and whereabouts. That's where Captain Keane and his company of reformed scouting officers are invaluable tools - despite being unpopular with the regular soldiers. But it soon becomes apparent that someone high up in Wellington's headquarters is a spy for the French. Only someone able to travel widely outside the camp, someone privy to battle plans, could be the double agent - and Keane's enemies within the army are quick to point the finger. Keane must defend his crew against their accusers - or root out the traitor himself. Keane's Challenge draws a fascinating picture of a disparate group of men brought together in a Peninsular War adventure that sees maverick hero Keane ride again.

Added value:
Signed by the author, as new condition
Author(s):
Gale, Iain
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1780873646
ISBN-13:
9781780873640
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Heron Books

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