Jack Absolute: The 007 of the 1770s

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Orion, Sep 29, 2011 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The brilliant first outing for a new kind of hero . . .

In 1777, Jack Absolute is famous ... as the dashing lover in Sheridan's famous comedy THE RIVALS. However, this notoriety comes as something of a shock to the REAL Jack Absolute when he disembarks at Portsmouth after four months at sea, and seven years in India ...

When his old commander is appointed to lead the army that will crush the American Revolution, Jack's history in the Colonies becomes vital. Years before he was adopted by the Iroquois, knows their language and ways, can rally these vital allies to the King's cause. Yet there is a traitor at the heart of the British army, betraying its every move.

From a field of honour in London through the Battle of Saratoga and the hunt for a double agent, Jack must fight revolutionaries, incensed rivals and a malevolent secret society - and all while trying to protect the woman he loves...

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

This book is what I would call a 'typical' C.C. Humphreys - the first 2 were 'Indiana Jones meets Tudor England' - this is 'Indiana Jones meets ? the American Revolution' (from the British/Canadian ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm2bookworm - LibraryThing

I am a huge fan of ‘Last of the Mohicans’ and the only reason I wanted to read this book was the time period. I was curious about an English officer’s viewpoint of the Revolutionary War, and it truly ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

C.C. Humphreys was born in Toronto and grew up in Los Angeles and London. A third generation actor and writer on both sides of his family, he is married and lives on Salt Spring Island, Canada. www.cchumphreys.com

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