Absolute Honour: An Adventurous Tale of Spies and Jacobites, Love and Betrayal in the 18th Century (Jack Absolute)
"Jack escapes dying extra usually than James Bond... an exhilarating romp!" – Sunday Telegraph (UK)
Blooded at the battlefields of Canada, clean from a iciness spent in a voluptuous widow's mattress, the rushing Jack Absolute has each cause to consider sturdy. And lifestyles merely will get greater while 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 kept by means of a brand new comrade, Red Hugh McClune. Their ensuing friendship takes him to bathtub 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 lifestyles, yet loses what he loves most-his honour.
The exciting finale to C.C. Humphrey's old experience series,Absolute Honoursweeps readers right into a global of bravery, betrayal, ardour, and glory at no matter what price.
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 might by no means foresee and a cost to be paid in blood.
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Fans of Simon Scarrow, Bernard Cornwell, Jeff Shaara and Diana Gabaldon will eagerly stick to the adventures of Jack Absolute.
The Jack Absolute Series:
The Blooding of Jack Absolute, ebook #1
Jack Absolute, e-book #2
Absolute Honor, booklet #3
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"A vigorously imagined, DASHINGLY performed ESPIONAGE adventure."-Literary assessment (UK)
"Jack proves once more to be a dynamic hero-an HONORABLE undercover agent with a gentle spot for love-and a bangup prime guy for what's speedy turning into a rousing, must-read series." – Publishers Weekly
"An absolute delight! Swashbuckling experience, eighteenth-century wit, highly exciting plots, and one of the main attractive army gents ever to put on a sword." –Diana Gabaldon, writer of The Outlander
Tomorrow.” The older guy straightened, rubbed on the small of his again. “So, for the instant, notwithstanding I count on you, nay require you, to maintain one eye open for this Irishman, t’other has to be pointed towards Spain. imagine you could deal with that with no going cock-eyed?” “Yes, sir.” Jack stared down on the map, attempting to see, amid the brown-inked hills and the blue rivers, a surprise of crimson hair. Something should have proven in his eyes. “This McClune? I fancy there’s anything greater than simply employment.
designated. “Him,” Jack responded. His personal commander had without notice seemed from the throng, best a celebration that had subdued the final resistance upon the porch. “Colonel,” Jack yelled and, in a second, Burgoyne used to be there. “Absolute. What have we here?” “Someone who has anything for you, I believe.” “General Ignacio de Irunibeni.” the guy bowed stiffly. “And your captive, sir.” The sword used to be provided back and this time taken. “Lieutenant-Colonel John Burgoyne.” He bowed, lower back.
Already declined what was once simply a bit extra subtly on provide. first of all, there has been a Mr. Hardcastle someplace approximately, the innkeeper. but whether the husband was once under the influence of alcohol and subconscious via supper, it used to be now not that which ultimately deterred Jack. With little to do yet lay and imagine, he’d mused on his fresh heritage of either dying and love. In rather less than years, he’d killed might be a dozen males and made like to simply ladies, a disparity in numbers he dreamed of correcting. And but… these.
Seagulls!” he muttered. The birds, so universal in bathtub regardless of the city’s distance from the ocean, endured their Bedlam cries. He lay again. Beside the gun was once his pocket watch, the time displayed with regards to 8 within the morning. The chicken had fulfilled the obligation that his servant had no longer. He was once intended to come up at seven, to keep on with her chair to the city. He might simply need to meet up with her on the Pump Rooms. And what did at the present time carry? he questioned, arms at the back of his head. a lot almost like the 10.
have the ability to look after this booty from the opposite officers?” “First factor I hid.” Jack laid the inventory to his shoulder. “Clever lad.” “A little bit of Sir William’s brains needs to ’ave rubbed off.” He grinned. “If you’ll forgive the expression.” Jack laughed, reduced the gun. “What time will we experience tonight?” “Not until eventually hour of darkness. Out of the sunlight and to maintain the hobbies mystery, ’tis said.” “Where are we bound?” “Secret, too. yet ahead, no longer again. turns out we’re going to warfare ultimately. ’Bout.