On the bloody fields of Waterloo, a battle-weary canteen mistress of Bonaparte's Imperial Guard battalions must fight to free her daughter from all the perils that war will hurl against them - before this last campaign can kill them both.
"Superb! David Ebsworth has really brought these dramatic events to life. His description of the fighting is particularly vivid and compelling." - Andrew W. Field, author of Waterloo: The French Perspective and its companion volume, Prelude to Waterloo: Quatre Bras
Praise for David Ebsworth's novel, The Jacobites' Apprentice, critically reviewed by the Historical Novel Society, who deemed it "worthy of a place on every historical fiction bookshelf" and named it as a Finalist in the Society's 2014 Indie Award.
Each of David Ebsworth's novels has been awarded the coveted B.R.A.G. Medallion by the worldwide Book Readers Appreciation Group.