Blogs in April 2023

Burke and the Lines of Torres Vedras 5th April 2023

James Burke, after years of spying for the British, is sent to Lisbon as a spy catcher. To the north of the city, the British are building a line of defences designed to stop and trap the French. But...

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Burke and the Bedouin 12th August 2015

Spy thriller based around Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt in 1798. From Amazon: 1798. James Burke, British spy, is in Egypt. His task: to investigate the rumour that Napoleon is planning an invasion. It turns out that the French are coming...

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Cawnpore 8th August 2015

During the Indian uprising of 1857, a small British force was surrounded by rebels in Cawnpore. The massacre that followed shocked Britain. ‘Cawnpore’ tells the story of the events leading to the massacre. It is a story of a...

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Burke in the Land of Silver 5th August 2015

In 1806 the British invaded in Buenos Aires. What were they doing there? Who was the British spy involved in the plot? And what happened afterwards? ‘Burke in the Land of Silver’ is based on the adventures of real-life...

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The White Rajah 31st July 2015

In 1838, James Brooke arrived in Sarawak with a schooner and less than thirty men. He came to trade, but ended up ruling the country. ‘The White Rajah’ tells his story. From Amazon: When charismatic adventurer James Brooke travels to...

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