Rebellion

By James McGee
(Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781605984933, 356pp.)

Publication Date: January 2014

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October 1812: Britain and France are still at war.

France is engaged on two battle fronts Spain and Russia and her civilians are growing weary of the fight. Rebellion is brewing. Since Napoleon Bonaparte appointed himself as First Consul, there have been several attempts to either kill or overthrow him. All have failed, so far Meanwhile in London, Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood has been seconded to the foreign arm of the Secret Service. There, he meets the urbane Henry Brooke, who tells him he's to join a colleague in Paris on a special mission. Brooke's agent has come up with a daring plan and he needs Hawkwood's help to put it into action.

If the plan is successful it could lead to a negotiated peace treaty between France and the allies. Failure would mean prison, torture and a meeting with the guillotine.




About the Author
James McGee, the pseudonym for Glen Moy, grew up in Gibraltar, Germany and Northern Ireland. He has worked in a variety of jobs, including banking, the airline industry, local radio and bookselling. He lives in Somerset. Four books from his Hawkwood series have been published in England by HarperCollins UK: Ratcatcher (2006), Resurrectionist (2007), Rapscallion (2008) and Rebellion (2011).
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