Love and Honor

Love and Honor

Book - 2004
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Few writers can claim as much experience as Randall Wallace when it comes to crafting unforgettable epics of love and war. In addition to six novels, he has written the screenplays for We Were Soldiers, Braveheart, and other blockbusters. LOVE AND HONOUR is perhaps his most ambitious project yet, taking readers back to the eighteenth century in a novel brimming with romance, heroism, and nail-biting twists of fate. A brave fighter and brilliant student of the art of war, Virginia cavalryman Kieran Selkirk is summoned to a clandestine meeting on the eve of the American Revolution. There he finds none other than Benjamin Franklin, who reveals that the British have asked Catherine the Great to provide twenty thousand Russian soldiers to help put down the resistance in America. Such a force, fresh from victory over the Turks, would certainly destroy any hope of American independence. Selkirk's mission is straightforward, if hardly simple: he is to travel to Russia disguised as a British mercenary, offer his services to the Tsarina in her fight against the Cossacks that threaten her throne, and convince her not to join the British in their war with America. In a narrative full of treach
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004
ISBN: 9780743265195
074326519X
Characteristics: 402 p. ; 25 cm

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