Books tagged: peninsular war

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The King's Scarlet
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Chivalry comes naturally to Royal Marine captain Thomas Pennywhistle, but in the savage Peninsular War, it’s a luxury he can ill afford but cut off from his men he must use all his resources to remain alive and nor become a prisoner of the French.
Flashman's Escape
Series: Thomas Flashman Adventures, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,350. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
This book covers the second half of Thomas Flashman's experiences in the Peninsular War and follows on from Flashman in the Peninsular. Having lost his role as a staff officer, Flashman finds himself commanding a company in an infantry battalion. In between cuckolding his soldiers and annoying his superiors, he finds himself at the heart of the two bloodiest actions of the war.
Battle of Bailen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
The Back Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
"The Back Room" is an English translation of "La rebotiga," Catalan journalist Robert Robert's gently ironic account of a desultory evening gathering in the room in back of an apothecary's. Josep Pla, in his diary, calls it the finest piece of writing in Catalan from the so-called Renaixença.
Leopardkill - A Cavalry Tale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A thrilling war novel set against the dramatic backdrop of the Peninsular War that saw a small British force pitched against Napoleon’s Grande Armee.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
My Dearest Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Robert Blake, Duke of Lear, is a man of intense emotions who loves deeply and protects fiercely. Devastated and wracked with guilt by the death of his younger brother, Stefan, in the Peninsular War, he readily agrees to aid Jane Chandler to bring her seriously wounded brother back from Portugal.
Salamanca 1812
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.