The True Soldier

  • by Paul Fraser Collard
  • Narrated by Dudley Hinton
  • 15 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In The True Soldier by Paul Fraser Collard, roguish hero Jack Lark - dubbed 'Sharpe meets the Talented Mr Ripley' - travels to America to reinvent himself as the American Civil War looms.... A must-listen for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Simon Scarrow.
'This ain't the kind of war you are used to. It's brother against brother, countryman against countryman.'
April 1861. Jack Lark arrives in Boston as civil war storms across America. A hardened soldier, Jack has always gone where he was ordered to go - and killed the enemy he was ordered to kill. But when he becomes a sergeant for the Union army, he realises that this conflict between North and South is different. Men are choosing to fight - and die - for a cause they believe in. The people of Boston think it will take just one great battle. But with years of experience, Jack knows better. This is the beginning of something that will tear a country apart - and force Jack to see what he is truly fighting for.

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What the Critics Say

"Enthralling." (The Times)

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No Larking about with Jack

Brilliant story and tremendously read.
Loved the pace of the book with Jack Karl at his heroic best.
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- KAH

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-07-2017
  • Publisher: Headline