By C.C. Humphreys
"Jack escapes dying extra usually than James Bond... a thrilling romp!" – Sunday Telegraph (UK)
Blooded at the battlefields of Canada, clean from a wintry weather spent in a voluptuous widow's mattress, the speeding Jack Absolute has each cause to suppose sturdy. And lifestyles purely will get larger whilst the send returning him to England captures a wealthy prize.
yet gold isn't really all of the enemy send holds. Fever approximately kills Jack, his existence slightly stored by means of a brand new comrade, Red Hugh McClune. Their ensuing friendship takes him to tub to recover-and right into a passionate romance with McClune's attractive cousin, Laetitia.
Yet neither cousin is who they appear, and tragedy quickly moves Jack. This time, he escapes along with his existence, yet loses what he loves most-his honour.
The exciting finale to C.C. Humphrey's historic event series,Absolute Honoursweeps readers right into a international of bravery, betrayal, ardour, and glory at no matter what rate.
From bold espionage in Rome to the battlefields of Spain to a climactic duel opposed to an unbeatable foe, Jack seeks to revive that honor with consequences he may possibly by no means foresee and a cost to be paid in blood.
subscribe to our swashbuckling scoundrel during this adventurous historic fiction set round the American innovative War.
Fans of Simon Scarrow, Bernard Cornwell, Jeff Shaara and Diana Gabaldon will eagerly stick with the adventures of Jack Absolute.
The Jack Absolute Series:
The Blooding of Jack Absolute, booklet #1
Jack Absolute, ebook #2
Absolute Honor, booklet #3
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What reviewers are asserting approximately hero Jack Absolute:
"A RIP-ROARING experience choked with motion, DRAMA, AND PASSION."-Kate Mosse, writer of Labyrinth
"Jack in all his swashbuckling glory...Humphrey's appearing historical past brings drama to lifestyles in Jack's mythical tale."-Booklist
"A vigorously imagined, DASHINGLY performed ESPIONAGE adventure."-Literary evaluation (UK)
"Jack proves once more to be a dynamic hero-an HONORABLE secret agent with a smooth spot for love-and a bangup major guy for what's speedy changing into a rousing, must-read series." – Publishers Weekly
"An absolute delight! Swashbuckling event, eighteenth-century wit, highly enjoyable plots, and one of the main attractive army gents ever to put on a sword." –Diana Gabaldon, writer of The Outlander
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On a king’s send he may command. yet I’ve even heard of captains within the Royal military extraordinary their colours and not using a shot, if the percentages have been very unlikely and the group unwilling. ” He tipped his chin to the opposite send, creeping slowly closer. “And those odds don't glance stable. ” Jack had thought of this threat; someone traveling the damaging sea lanes of the Atlantic needed to. He had no especial wish to be shot at by way of enhanced weapons at a distance. He had visible males sooner than the partitions of Quebec stand of their pink traces and obtain shot, witnessed limbs shorn and heads lopped. but the belief of surrendering to a Frenchman with out a struggle… The Irishman spotted the fight on his face. A hand got here onto his shoulder. “Still and all, lad, yon fellow may well good hail from part a dozen different countries, together with the English. As hyperlink says, let’s wait until eventually we see his shades. ” The guy became to monitor the group in regards to the lashings at the gun carriages. Jack appeared again over the rail, to the impending send. might be he was once therefore the single guy aboard who was once now not thinking about different initiatives, the one guy to determine anything stir the limp textile on the stern of the send. It used to be certainly a flag. It unfurled, and the moment it did he knew it. an identical flag had preceded the regiments that had marched down upon him at the Plains of Abraham final yr. “It’s white! White, by means of God. The Flag of the Bourbon, the flag of France! ” All became at his cry. All observed. and a number of other spotted what Jack had not—the wind that had stirred the flag now stirred the sails. a number of moments later that very same wind reached them, bringing to their nostrils warmth and a wierd, wealthy smell. “The wind, via Christ. Let’s get prior to it and outrun this poxy Frenchman,” yelled hyperlink. “But it’s a whole quartering breeze, Captain,” stated his conman, Williams, “and he’ll be crusing huge upon’t. whereas we’re in irons. ” Jack appeared up. He would possibly not have understood the jargon, yet he may possibly see that they have been heading prowfirst into the attention of the wind, the fore and aft sails slightly drawing. “We’ll boxhaul her, then,” cried hyperlink. “Pipe me ‘all palms. ’” whereas his boatswain, McRae, plied his pipe—though Jack used to be definite not anyone can be lower than deck—Link yelled, “Hold a larboard rudder. Get aloft and brace the foresails to larboard. ” Men ran for the foremast. the 1st had slightly set his foot at the rigging whilst Engledue referred to as out, “Sir, I publish it is going to take too lengthy. We’re close-hauled at the larboard tack. And glance! ” All his pointing hand. The Frenchman’s sails have been complete, although Jack notion it ordinary that very few have been flying. The captain defined it. “He’ll now not fill his yards until eventually he lays his boats along. ” “Aye, Cap’n,” answered Engledue, “but with admire, it's going to no longer take him lengthy, and he’ll be upon us whilst we’re midway round. ” Link’s mottled face darkened at this competition. yet he knew his lieutenant’s adventure in addition to any guy there. and prefer any guy there, he had no wish to spend time below shot or in a Bourbon felony.