Sword and Scimitar

by Simon Scarrow

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Sword and Scimitar Synopsis

Bestselling author Simon Scarrow brings the Great Siege of Malta to vivid and unforgettable life in this gripping standalone novel. 1565, Malta: a vital outpost between the divided nations of Europe and the relentlessly expanding Ottoman Empire. Faced with ferocious attack by a vast Turkish fleet, the knights of the Order of St John fear annihilation. Amongst those called to assist is disgraced veteran Sir Thomas Barrett. Loyalty and instinct compel him to put the Order above all other concerns, yet his allegiance is divided. At Queen Elizabeth's command, he must search for a hidden scroll, guarded by the knights, that threatens her reign. As Sir Thomas confronts the past that cost him his honour and a secret that has long lain buried, a vast enemy army arrives to lay siege to the island...

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ISBN: 9780755358380
Publication date: 25/04/2013
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780755358380
Publication date: 25th April 2013
Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical adventure,

About Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His bestsellers include his earlier novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, most recently Praetorian and The Legion, as well as Sword and Scimitar, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and four novels about the lives of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon Bonaparte - Young Bloods, The Generals, Fire and Sword and The Fields of Death. He is the author with T. J. Andrew s of the bestselling Arena. Simon's novels have been published in the USA and in translation all around the world.   Author photo © Crest Photography

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