Soldier of the Horse

March 15, 2011|
Soldier of the Horse by Robert W. Mackay
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Winner of a 2012 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal

Winnipeg, 1914. Tom Macrae is working on his law degree and enjoying the company of his sweetheart, Ellen. When the call to arms comes, both Tom and Ellen are torn from their secure, settled lives in the prairie city. Tom finds himself hunched in the trenches, amid the mud and horror of the Great War, while Ellen faces an uncertain future in Tom''s absence.

His prospects bleak, Tom serves with the Canadian Cavalry Brigade, in the thick of the stalemated struggles on the Western Front. In addition to the soldiers'' comradeship, Tom discovers the strong bonds of trust between the soldiers and their horses. With his own horse as his closest companion, he dodges a hurricane of shells, machine guns and swords, and in the clamour, faces his finest hour.

Inspired by his own father''s story and letters about fighting in Picardy, France, Robert W. Mackay has written a novel that brings to life the great military history and traditions of the Canadian Cavalry.

Robert W. Mackay is the award-winning author of Soldier of the Horse, a historical novel set during the First World War, which won the Gold Medal for Military/Wartime Fiction at the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards. His interest in military history is deep in his roots. His father was in the Canadian Cavalry in the First World Wa...
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Title:Soldier of the Horse
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.59 in
Published:March 15, 2011
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926741246

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