Warlord's Gold, the fifth novel in the Civil War Chronicles, Michael Arnold's acclaimed series of historical thrillers, sees battle-scarred hero, Captain Stryker, 'the Sharpe of the Civil War' on a quest to recover lost treasure.
Michael Arnold lives in Petersfield, Hampshire with his wife and young son. After childhood holidays spent visiting castles and battlefields, he developed a lifelong fascination with the Civil Wars and is a member of Earl Rivers' Regiment of Foote in The Sealed Knot.
The enigmatic Stryker promises much entertainment - Sunday TimesA dark-hued romp, livid with the scents, sounds and colours of a country on the brink of implosion . . . impressive. - Daily ExpressMichael Arnold's Civil War Chronicles have the makings of a fun, Sharpe-like series. - History TodayIf you love Sharpe, you'll be knocked out by the 17th-century civil war adventures of Captain Innocent Stryker . . . at times this one-eyed veteran makes Sharpe look rather civilised. - Peterborough Evening TelegraphArnold is at his best describing real events . . . if you like Cornwell you will like Arnold. - Historical Novels ReviewA thumping good read. With considerable skill, Arnold has reached back in time to create a living, breathing depiction of 17th century England. From his vividly described battle scenes to the richly drawn descriptions of everyday life, from the earthy vernacular of its characters to the precise details of military equipment, every last part of this book oozes authenticity. Fans of Cornwell's Sharpe novels will love Captain Innocent Stryker - he's uglier, meaner and cleverer than Sharpe. Tremendous! - Ben Kane, bestselling author of The Forgotten Legion ChroniclesPraise for HUNTER'S RAGE:A swashbuckling novel which I did not want to put down! Arnold's series of "Stryker Chronicles" are "must-haves" on my birthday and Christmas lists. Along with Cornwell, Samson and O'Brian, Arnold seems to have been an eye witness to the events he describes. - BattlefieldHas the makings of a fun, Sharpe-like series. - BBC History Today