Russian Snows: Coming of Age in Napoleon’s Army

Russian Snows: Coming of Age in Napoleon's Army

Today is the official release date for Russian Snows: Coming of Age in Napoleon’s Army.  This work of historical fiction follows 14-year-old Henri Carle as he accompanies his older brother who enlists in the Grande Armée.  Henri is with the army on the invasion of Russia, first as a teamster and then in the ranks.

Along the way, he witnesses the battles of Smolensk, Borodino, Krasnoe and The Berezina.  Though just a boy, Henri needs to grow up fast as the army deteriorates around him when the Russian winter hits.

This book is written for readers 12 – 16 years old, but will be enjoyed by anyone who likes historical fiction.  Actual events and incidents from the campaign are woven into the story and paint a picture of the campaign through the eyes of the commons soldier.  Order a copy today!

For the story about the writing of Russian Snows, visit Jenny Milchman’s blog, Suspense Your Disbelief.

 

 

 

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One response to “Russian Snows: Coming of Age in Napoleon’s Army

  1. Bruno Cattivabrutto

    Saw your post on the Napoleon Series website (www.napoleon-series.org). Nice job on the book. I hope it’s a success.

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