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India, the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, is teetering on the brink of disaster…To the north, the border with Afghanistan is under threat of invasion, while in the distant south a rebellious princeling plots bloody insurrection againstMoreIndia, the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, is teetering on the brink of disaster…To the north, the border with Afghanistan is under threat of invasion, while in the distant south a rebellious princeling plots bloody insurrection against the Nizam of Hyderabad.As the clouds gather it is the 114th Highlanders, the Queen’s Own Royal Strathspeys, who are dispatched once more.Appointed a temporary commander, the Strathspeys journey south from the North-West Frontier, but it is not just the British Raj that is under threat.Mad and egoistical, Major Brora endangers not only the expedition, but also the lives of each and every man under his command.As discontent brews, Captain James Ogilvie must find a way not only protect his men as they battle against overwhelming odds, but to also protect himself.He is a marked man, and Brora is no friend to the Ogilvies…When a visiting European Prince is killed on Ogilvie’s watch, it seems that Brora will get his way and Ogilvie’s military career starts to slide towards a sudden and catastrophic end.Facing a Charge of Cowardice, Ogilvie has no choice but to navigate an unfamiliar battlefield, for which nothing can prepare him…‘Charge of Cowardice’ is the next thrilling historical adventure in the James Ogilvie series. It was originally published under the penname Duncan MacNeil.Praise for Philip McCutchan:“His character conflicts are well organised.” — Daily Telegraph“A most exciting successor to his first novel — and it is just as rugged.” — The Times, Hamilton, New ZealandPhilip McCutchan (1920-1996) grew up in the naval atmosphere of Portsmouth Dockyard and developed a lifetime’s interest in the sea. Military history was an early interest resulting in several fiction books, from amongst his large output, about the British Army and its campaigns, especially in the last 150 years.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent digital publisher. For more information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at www.endeavourpress.com. Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks. Follow us on Twitter: @EndeavourPress and on Facebook via http://on.fb.me/1HweQV7. We are always interested in hearing from our readers. Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.