1900: Captain David Blackwood is embroiled in the Boxer Rebellion. Ordered to escort a beautiful German countess on a dangerous journey up the Hoshun River, Blackwood sees death and slaughter unlike anything he has known. Finally, standing before the walls of Tientsin, he must hold on against a torrent of frenzied Chinese warriors.
Author: Douglas Reeman
Title: The First to Land
Series: Blackwood Family
First Published by: Hutchinson & Co