The year is 1832, and great change and reform are sweeping England, but 23-year-old Joshua Weyland is languishing in Key West, USA. He was third mate on the schooner Jessica, which ran aground in suspicious circumstances, and the skipper has been arrested on charges of deliberately wrecking his ship. Josh is eager to get back to England to marry his fiancée, so he ships as second mate on a brig bound for Bristol. But when the ship founders off the coast of Cornwall, it's clear it's been deliberately wrecked.
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The year is 1900 and China is once again plunged into barbaric chaos. The Boxers, a cult of young peasants who blame particularly the missionaries - for the nation's ills, are rampaging through the country. Into this maelstrom fall former captain and army scout Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice and '352' Jenkins, Fonthill's former batman, to visit Alice's uncle, a country missionary. Threatened by the Boxers, the three escort the missionary and his family to the safety of Peking.
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September 1914. The First World War has broken out on the Western Front. Thousands of miles away on the Rhodesian border, Simon Fonthill is preparing for battle alongside his companion, 352 Jenkins and tracker Mzingeli. The trio come under constant fire from enemy forces. At the bequest of Admiral Herbert King-Hall, they undertake their most dangerous mission yet: sinking the Königsberg, a German cruiser ship hidden deep in the Rufiji Delta.
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Simon Fonthill, along with his wife Alice, old friend Jenkins, and tracker Mzingeli, is travelling across the continent to Pretoria to meet with General Kitchener. When their train is derailed the quartet are forced to continue their journey on horseback, but are quickly surrounded by Boer commando leader General de Wet and his soldiers.
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North West India, July 1897. Simon and Alice Fonthill are travelling with their old friend Jenkins to Marden, India for an anniversary party with the Guides Corps. But their journey takes a dangerous turn when they are ambushed and they realise the land may not be as peaceful as believed. As the Pathans begin their revolt, Simon is tasked by Viceroy Elgin to deliver a very important letter to the Amir in Kabul. But he must battle against time and incredible odds when Alice is kidnapped by the Mullah leading the revolt.
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Like so many other men in 1914, Jim Hickman and Bertie Murphy are plunged into the nightmare of WW1. Loyal friends, the pair had done everything together since they became neighbours as children, from falling in love with the same girl to enlisting as soon as the war began. Now, they must become closer than ever to ensure they both survive the countless, gruelling battles at the front line.
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Lord Curzon, the ambitious Viceroy of India, decides to invade Tibet and recruits Simon Fonthill, veteran of so many of 'Queen Victoria's Little Wars', to lead 2,000 men over the ice-bound Himalayan passes to Lhasa. Fonthill sets out on another expedition with his wife, Alice, reporting for the Morning Post, and his old comrade, '352' Jenkins. It is machine guns against muskets as the cruel, brave monks fight on their own terrain among the clouds, opposing the invasion.
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