It is1854. War is imminent as the Western powers quarrel with Russia over the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Wanting to prove himself to his father, Official Tony Morgan is keen to set sail. The Morgan's chambermaid, Mary, whom Tony loves, has wed another officer and will accompany the regiment to the front as a nurse. Eager to prove himself a worthy leader, he finds himself shaken by the brutality of war. With his romantic longings for Mary revived, Tony faces dire conflict on the battlefield and off.
©2009 Patrick Mercer (P)2010 Oakhill Publishing Ltd
"An excellent fiction debut. Any more please?" (Military Illustated)
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