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 iciness spent in a voluptuous widow's mattress, the speeding Jack Absolute has each cause to think strong. And existence basically will get greater whilst the send returning him to England captures a wealthy prize.
yet gold isn't the entire enemy send holds. Fever approximately kills Jack, his existence slightly kept via 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 appealing 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 old event series,Absolute Honoursweeps readers right into a global 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 well by no means foresee and a value to be paid in blood.
sign up for our swashbuckling scoundrel during this adventurous historic fiction set round the American progressive War.
Fans of Simon Scarrow, Bernard Cornwell, Jeff Shaara and Diana Gabaldon will eagerly persist with the adventures of Jack Absolute.
The Jack Absolute Series:
The Blooding of Jack Absolute, booklet #1
Jack Absolute, booklet #2
Absolute Honor, e-book #3
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"A vigorously imagined, DASHINGLY performed ESPIONAGE adventure."-Literary overview (UK)
"Jack proves once more to be a dynamic hero-an HONORABLE undercover agent with a tender spot for love-and a bangup top guy for what's quickly turning into a rousing, must-read series." – Publishers Weekly
"An absolute delight! Swashbuckling event, eighteenth-century wit, highly exciting plots, and one of the main beautiful army gents ever to put on a sword." –Diana Gabaldon, writer of The Outlander
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That’d be proper,” Jack acknowledged and watched because the hand started to emerge from in the back of his cousin’s again. It got here slowly, as did Jack’s scream, whilst he observed that what Craster Absolute was once providing him was once a human head, an Abenaki head, grasped by way of the warrior’s topknot above one other face Jack well-known… He suggestion it used to be his scream that woke him, now not bounded by way of his dream. or even it used to be the hardness of wooden, simply because he’d compelled the skinny bed off the body and splintering slats dug into him. Or it may well were the chilly, the blankets have been all thrown approximately. no matter what it was once, it took some time to halt the scream, until eventually the skinny window coverings might be ripped apart and dawn’s wretched gentle divulge to him a room cleared of ghosts. Footsteps came—up stairs, now not shale. He crossed to the mattress, controlled to get the bed headquartered at the body and a blanket part throughout him ahead of the door opened. “Awright, my lover? ” Clary stood there, a gated lantern in her hand. She was once throughout to him rapidly, the lantern placed down, her hand achieving to caress his brow. “So sizzling, grasp Jack,” she acknowledged. “Shall I fetch ’ee a few water? ” “Ale,” Jack responded. It was once early, yet he in simple terms had to quench his thirst. A small beer could do him no damage. And the water during this lodge had a curious taint. “I’ll fetch it correct away,” Clary acknowledged, yet didn't stream, her hand nonetheless to his head, the opposite relocating to the outlet of his blouse. “So hot,” she acknowledged back, otherwise, as her hand slipped inside of. His personal got here as much as meet and carry it. “Ale, Clary. ” He permit move of her hand, and she or he withdrew it reluctantly. “Are ye certain, grasp Jack? ” She used to be twisting a curl again lower than her Abigail’s bonnet. “S’ simply everyone’s nonetheless abed, like, and…” He had made a mistake the week ahead of. A relapse in his fever had compelled crimson Hugh to depart him on the Llandoger Trow tavern on Bristol Docks and trip basically he knew the place, vowing to come quickly. He’d taken a kiss and, this primary path approved, the most meal used to be instantly proposed. He blamed his weak spot for the outcome, not able to withstand or, certainly, to take a lot of an lively half. He was firm to not fall even up to now back. It used to be no longer that Clary used to be unattractive. She used to be narrow at hip, small yet good shaped at bosom, with lascivious lips and a low gurgle of fun that lured. If she was once none too fresh, good, neither was once he. As his restoration improved, he’d been ever extra tempted…and then he’d listen that very same low gurgle, counterpointed by means of many groans, someplace within the attic rooms above him. and a few mornings Clary would seem with a brand new bonnet or bracelet, a brand new tortoiseshell comb for her hair. He didn’t blame her in any respect, a maid’s wages will be bad. but to succumb back didn't appear quite…honourable. besides the fact that, Clary took his musing silence as a sign. Her hand lower back, reduce, and he groaned. hence inspired, she lifted the blanket, her hand sliding down nonetheless farther. “Course, while you are nonetheless feeling vulnerable, sir, your Clary can be as…obliging as she was once afore, if ’n…oh, grasp Jack!