Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812
The Complete Sharpe Collection with a new introduction by the author
It was a hard winter. For Richard Sharpe it was the worst he could remember. He had lost his command to a wealthy man a man with money to buy the promotion Sharpe coveted. And from England came his oldest enemy the ruthless, indestructible Hakeswill utterly intent on ruining Sharpe.
But Sharpe is determined to change his luck. And the surest way is to lead the bloody attack on the impregnable fortress town of Badajoz, a road to almost certain death or unimagined glory