An action-packed historical adventure from Bernard Cornwell’s enthralling series on the Napoleonic Wars.
A daring, impossible mission might just be their last hope.
A year after the victory at Talavera, things are looking bleak. With Wellington outnumbered, the bankrupt army’s only hope of avoiding collapse is a hidden cache of Portuguese gold. Only Captain Richard Sharpe is capable of stealing it—and it means turning against his own men.
Sharpe's Gold is the second (though ninth in chronological order) historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell first published in 1981. The story is set in August 1810 and features the destruction of Almeida during the Peninsular War...