Feb 1798 — 31 Dec 1799
'Had it not been for Zanthé there is little doubt that at the age of thirty-one Roger Brook would have died in Palestine.' Roger Brook, Prime Minister Pitt's most resourceful secret agent. Zanthé, exotic, loving and hating with equal intensity; daughter of the Sultan and beautiful.
Napoleon's army; victorious in Egypt but trapped by Nelson's fleet, besieging Acre, ravaged by plague. At the heart of the French counsels — Roger Brook. A vital position for England. A deadly dangerous one for him.