A gentleman adventurer and his German comrade must survive the most evil of villains to escort a beautiful woman across the Balkans
Munro has survived the bloody battlefields of Marlborough's wars but his new life as a gentleman adventurer presents him with different but even more dangerous challenges. The King of Sweden is under threat from Peter the Great. Peter's agent, the evil Rostoff is a terrifying opponent who thinks nothing of murder and torture. Munro and Steiner must survive all this is they are to bring the beautiful Christina and vital secrets safely across a Balkan landscape filled with villainous
mercenaries. But this turns out to be only the beginning of their problems.
Sword in hand Munro must face troubles he has never faced before.
And what will be more at risk? Munro's life or his heart?