With his country at war. . .and his friends fighting. . .
William must make a decision.
An Order From Karoo Bridge comes at a point in the war in South Africa that the battle worn soldiers need inspiration. The Order was read, and a life changed.
Four young men, one brutal war that will change their lives forever.
From their youth in Birmingham in 1883, they make their plans in defence of their country. Six years later they nervously stand in line at the war office, eager to enlist.
While fighting alongside each other in South Africa, they learn that courage on the battlefield is much different from what they had imagined. With troop morale low and the war taking its toll at home as well as on the battlefield, 8 men are awarded the rare Queen Victoria Scarf, chosen by the soldiers themselves.
*Inspired by the real life British War Hero, W.T.Colclough. Order From Karoo Bridge is an inspirational story that teaches young men and women anywhere that respect and courage among those closest to you will be an honour that you can carry through your whole life.
Perfect for fans of inspirational stories told through battle such as All Quiet On The Western Front.
An untold story of a real life British soldier that many young Britons and Canadians can absorb.
Fans of historical-fiction will appreciate this tale of four boyhood friends that serve together for the Empire as the Queen's men, and experience on their journey together the harshness of war, loss of lives as they build a deep-bond of friendship that will last a lifetime.
A coming of age story set mainly in South Africa in the 19th Century, full of action and adventure. Inspired by real life military and war hero that reveals his connection to childhood friends and his battles fighting for England during the Second Boer War. His connection to England's Queen Victoria leaves a legacy for generations to preserve.