Soldier of Fortune by Edward Marston
It is 1704 and Europe is at war. 'Take this sword as your own and wear it with more honour than the man from whom you took it'. With Lord Churchill's words ringing in his ears, the courageous young Captain Daniel Rawson embarks on a dangerous mission to lead his men into battle against the French enemy. He must succeed at all costs - the future of England is at stake. The author of the bestselling "Railway Detective" series triumps with this stunning first book in the "Captain Rawson" series.