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W&N Fiction HB August £18.99 368pp 978 0 297 87184 2 eBook: £18.99 / 978 0 297 87185 9


Spain, 1810. On land and sea, the British are fighting for their lives. As the fifth novel in acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy’s Napoleonic series opens, British fortunes in the Peninsula War are at their lowest ebb. Lieutenant Hamish Williams of the 106th Foot is about to discover just how precarious the situation is, and the bloody sacrifices necessary to prevent total victory for the French. From the siege of Cádiz, to guerrilla warfare with the Spanish partisans and the desperate Battle of Barrosa, Williams finds himself wherever the fighting is at its fiercest – but will his courage and skill be enough defence against treachery from his own side? Adrian Goldsworthy’s books have sold more than a quarter of a million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages.


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W&N Fiction HB/ETPB September £18.99/£13.99 272pp 978 0 297 87175 0/978 0 297 87176 7 eBook: £18.99 / 978 0 297 87177 4


Easy Rawlins is back – and this time it’s personal. A new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism. Ex-boxer Uhuru Nolica, the leader of revolutionary cell Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, daughter of a weapons manufacturer. If the demands of Scorched Earth aren’t met – money, weapons and an apology – ‘Rose Gold’ will die, horribly and publicly. So the FBI and the LAPD turn to Easy Rawlins, the one man who can cross the necessary borders to resolve this dangerous standoff. ‘One of America’s most gifted writers of any genre’ The Times ‘With Easy Rawlins’s desperate and unflinching vision, [Walter Mosley] has revitalized two genres, the hard-boiled novel and the American behaviorist novel’ Roberto Bolaño Walter Mosley is the author of 43 critically acclaimed books, which have sold more than 3.5 million copies and been translated into 23 languages.


Location: New York, USA Available for interview f/WalterMosleyAuthor

W&N Fiction • August / September 2014