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Sharpe’s Prey

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*SHARPE’S ASSASSIN, the brand new novel in the global bestselling series, is available to buy now*

Denmark, 1807

When Lieutenant Richard Sharpe arrives in Copenhagen on a secret mission to help stop a war, he finds a city swarming with spies and deceit. Yet the French forces are gathering, their eyes on the Danish navy’s impressive battle fleet: one that could replace every ship they lost at Trafalgar.

The city burns, attacked by the French and besieged by the British. And discovering that he’ll have to make his own rules, fighting through the shadowy maze of friends and foes, is Sharpe . . .

‘A master storyteller’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

Critics Review

  • ‘Sharpe and his creator are national treasures.’ Sunday Telegraph

    ‘Bernard Cornwell is a literary miracle. Year after year, hail, rain, snow, war and political upheavals fail to prevent him from producing the most entertaining and readable historical novels of his generation.’ Daily Mail

    ‘Cornwell’s narration is quite masterly and supremely well-researched.’ Observer

    ‘The best battle scenes of any writer I’ve ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive.’ George R.R. Martin

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