The year is 1879, and Captain Simon Fonthill is ready for another challenge.
Having survived the Zulu onslaught at Rorke's Drift, he is sent to the North-West Frontier - India's border with Afghanistan - and charged with a dangerous mission.
Fonthill must infiltrate the warlike Pathan tribes and pass vital intelligence back to the British camp.
He swiftly discovers a plot to massacre the regiments, but when his cover is blown, Fonthill steels himself for the harrowing consequences...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 05/09/2005
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780755309856