FREE UK P&P Full delivery charges » Shopping Basket

Review The Burning Sky

Cover of The Burning SkyRead An Extract of The Burning Sky

Author: Jack Ludlow

Genre: Historical Fiction
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780749008321
Pages: 0
Rights: World
Pub. Date: 2011-02-07

Avg Reader Rating:

See Reader Reviews»

add to basket

Price: £19.99

Format: Hardback

Synopsis of book»

1935: Cal Jardine is a soldier of fortune. Forced to flee Hamburg, where he has been smuggling out Jews, he is recruited by a secretive British committee to smuggle guns from Romania into Abyssinia, threatened with an Italian invasion.

Taken to the Horn of Africa they are then transported over the harsh landscape, a slave trader’s route full of bandits, into the hands of the Ethiopian Army. On his travels Jardine acquires more baggage than he cares for, including a beautiful, but difficult American female in search of her archaeologist mother, a drunken British reporter and a daredevil French flyer.

The Ethiopians are ill-equipped to a face the invading  Italian army, equipped with tanks, bombers, and poison gas. Trained for war, can Jardine walk away or will he be drawn into a bloody conflict against massive odds, and still save those who now depend on him?

What You Say»

Please fill out your review...

1   2   3   4   5
Free UK Postage and Packaging
Competitions & Giveaways
Ask the Author
Suggestion Box

Something you'd like to see on our website?
Let us know!