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Gallows Thief


1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was drastically punished and thousands were hung. But one could petition the King and an investigation might ensue…

The man in the dark cell in Newgate Prison was due to hang in a week. He had been found guilty of murdering the aristocrat whose portrait he was painting. He claimed to be innocent – but then the hangman…


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2009-03-17 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061834219
ISBN 13 : 0061834211

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancée. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country ..


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2005-05-10 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780060082741
ISBN 13 : 0060082747

The year is 1820. Rider Sandman, a hero of Waterloo, returns to London to wed his fiancÉe. But instead of settling down to fame and glory, he finds himself penniless in a country ..


Gallows Thief

Pub Date : 2010-06-24 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : HarperCollins UK

ISBN 10 : 9780007339518
ISBN 13 : 0007339518

1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was dra..


Scoundrel

Pub Date : 2009-10-13 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061826702
ISBN 13 : 0061826707

“A gifted storyteller and orchestrator of suspense.” —Philadelphia Inquirer “Bernard Cornwell is to the yachting adventure novel what ex-jockey Dick Francis is to the racet..


The Fort Lp

Pub Date : 2010-09-28 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062011220
ISBN 13 : 0062011227

While the major fighting of the Revolutionary War moves to the South in the summer of 1779, a British force of fewer than a thousand Scottish infantry, backed by three sloops-of-wa..


Redcoat

Pub Date : 2003-04-15 | Author : Bernard Cornwell | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780060512774
ISBN 13 : 0060512776

It is autumn 1777, and the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families tor..



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