Rebellion (Matthew Hawkwood 4): Conspiracy, Revolution, War – A Novel

Author(s) : MCGEE James
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From the publishers:
 
“Hawkwood heads to France to bring down Napoleon…
 
Rebellion is brewing in Napoleonic Paris, in the new action-packed novel from the author of the bestselling Ratcatcher.
 
October 1812: Britain and France are still at war. France is engaged on two battle fronts – Spain and Russia – and her civilians are growing weary of the fight. Rebellion is brewing. Since Napoleon Bonaparte appointed himself as First Consul, there have been several attempts to either kill or overthrow him. All have failed, so far…
 
Meanwhile in London, Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood has been seconded to the foreign arm of the Secret Service. There, he meets the urbane Henry Brooke, who tells him he's to join a colleague in Paris on a special mission.
 
Brooke's agent has come up with a daring plan and he needs Hawkwood's help to put it into action. If the plan is successful it could lead to a negotiated peace treaty between France and the allies. Failure would mean prison, torture and a meeting with the guillotine…”
 

Year of publication :
2011
Place and publisher :
London: Harper
Number of pages :
400
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