It is 1814. Napoleon has abdicated and the 'Great War' is at an end. As King Louis XVIII is escorted back to France by an Allied squadron, and Europe prepares to celebrate the return of legitimate monarchy, tensions remain. The Tsar of Russia has grand designs of his own, while, from the ashes of defeat, Bonapartists plot to restore the eagle whose shadow still lies across the continent. Attending King Louis, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater receives secret intelligence of an imminent threat to peace, and seizing an opportunity only he can exploit, risks his life and reputation to prevent disaster befalling his country...
Author: Richard Woodman
Title: The Shadow of the Eagle
Series: Nathaniel Drinkwater
First Published by: John Murray Publishers Ltd
Date: 10 April 1997