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The Heroic Garrison

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General Havelock's Moveable Column—a force of barely a thousand men—has fought its way through to the heroic garrison defending the Residency in Lucknow. They must hold firm until the relieving force reaches them. Colonel Alex sheridan volunteers for a dangerous mission, but is captured. He is soon called upon to fight a much more personal war—assassination of the very man who ordered the deaths of his wife and child!

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Overview

General Havelock's Moveable Column—a force of barely a thousand men—has fought its way through to the heroic garrison defending the Residency in Lucknow. They must hold firm until the relieving force reaches them. Colonel Alex sheridan volunteers for a dangerous mission, but is captured. He is soon called upon to fight a much more personal war—assassination of the very man who ordered the deaths of his wife and child!

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"For historical accuracy, writing verve and skill, and pace of narrative, [Stuart] stands alone."  —El Paso Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590130308
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Alexander Sheridan Novels , #5
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

V. A. Stuart wrote several series of military fiction and numerous other novels under various pseudonyms. Her settings span history and the globe, from the Napoleonic wars of Europe to India under the British Raj. Born in 1914, she was in Burma with the British Fourteenth Army, became a lieutenant, and was decorated with the Burma Star and the Pacific Star.

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