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Regimental Affair


Captain Hervey has returned from India to an England in turmoil. The clamour for parliamentary and economic reform is bringing the country close to revolution. In the 6th Light Dragoons there is a new commanding officer – wealthy, vain, arrogant and cruel.

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Another riveting Matthew Hervey adventure from the Sunday Times bestselling author Allan Mallinson, combining hero, history and drama to perfection. If you like Patrick O’Brian, Bernard Cornwell and CS Forester, this will not disappoint!

“Assured and capable…a fine read” – The Times

“Matthew Hervey has now joined Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe and Patrick O’Brian’s Jack Aubrey” – Birmingham Post
“Delighted, as simple as that.” – ***** Reader review
“Absolutely excellent – cannot recommend this series of books enough to anyone who likes historical fiction.” – ***** Reader review


Canada 1817: Captain Matthew Hervey is suffering the effects of unrest within his beloved regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons.

Their new commanding officer – wealthy, arrogant and cruel – has taken an immediate dislike to him. Somehow, Hervey must earn promotion while retaining his integrity and the loyalty of his men.

Then the regiment is sent to Canada where, in the aftermath of war with the United States, Hervey faces danger on two fronts. Murderous native tribes are on the move.

While, closer to home, he and his commanding officer have embarked on a collision course – the consequences of which will be devastating…

Have you read A Close Run Thing and The Nizam’s Daughters – the first two Matthew Hervey adventures? A Regimental Affair is the third book in Allan Mallinson’s Matthew Hervey series. His adventures continue in A Call to Arms.

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Weight 0.346 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.7 × 3 cm










823.92 (edition:22)


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