Caspasian has been reunited with the Gurkhas but he is far from a happy soldier. Stifled by his new posting - quartermaster of the Brigade's regiment in Cairo - his only escape is riding in the desert and his only friend the formidable Havildar Ganga, as frustrated with peacetime soldiering as Caspasian himself. So even a job escorting a spoilt group of archaeologists into the wastes of upper Egypt looks inviting, particularly when Caspasian discovers that a rival French expedition will be travelling with them. The French ...

The Colonel's Renegade 2003, Hodder Paperback, London

ISBN-13: 9780340822098

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The Colonel's Renegade 2002, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780340822081