Thursday, May 9, 2013

THE BARBED CROWN by William Dietrich

     "I was smuggled to France on a moonless flood ride, soaked from rain and spattered with the blood of a sailor beheaded by a cannonball."

     And so begins another thrilling Ethan Gage adventure, a blend of action and history during the Napoleonic era.

     At one time he was a cohort of Napoleon's - fighting beside him and acting as his agent.  Now, there is a dramatic change.  Gage wants retribution from Napoleon for kidnapping his son, Harry, and almost killing his wife, Astiza.

     Nonstop adventure peopled with characters who would make the incredible quite possible - thoroughly entertaining.

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