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The Blooding of Jack Absolute

ISBN: 9781402282249

By: C.C. Humphreys

Published: 11/05/2013

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Description

Suave, sexy, and superhuman, Jack is an eighteenth-century James Bond...

London: 1759: Jack Absolute is loved by the ladies and envied by his schoolmates. With a place secured at university and a baronetcy at hand, his future seems bright-if he can just stay out of trouble.

But when Jack is caught red-handed with a powerful lord's mistress, his good fortune is destroyed, forcing him to seek a new fate in the dangerous New World during the brutal French and Indian Wars.

There, marooned amid hostile Indians and fierce colonial rivalries, the bawdy schoolboy disappears and a man emerges. Jack's survival depends on winning the friendship and help of the natives, but those come at a high price.

In order to become the man they could eventually trust, Jack Absolute must first be blooded. And in order to be blooded, he must do the unfathomable. He must learn to kill.

The gripping prequel in C.C. Humphrey's riveting historical series, The Blooding of Jack Absolute sweeps readers into the ruthless wilds of North America and tracks the stunning transformation of a young dreamer into a daring, larger-than-life hero.

Fans of Simon Scarrow, Bernard Cornwell, Jeff Shaara and Diana Gabaldon will eagerly follow the adventures of Jack Absolute.

The Jack Absolute Series:
The Blooding of Jack Absolute, Book #1
Jack Absolute, Book #2
Absolute Honor, Book #3

What readers are saying about hero Jack Absolute:

"I love this absolutely DELIGHTFUL, SWASHBUCKLING, historical thriller."

"Filled with action, adventure and humor… a fabulous, fast paced novel which is hard to put down."

"Jack is back with all his CHARM AND BRAVERY."

"a good balance of historical fact and thrilling fiction with WAR, RIVALRY AND ROMANCE you will find it hard to put down."

"Rapturous story telling."

"the kind of breakneck adventure for which the term "rollicking" was coined"

"A must read for any historical buff, and to say the least extremely well written."

What reviewers are saying about hero Jack Absolute:

"A RIP-ROARING ADVENTURE PACKED WITH ACTION, DRAMA, AND PASSION."—Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth

"Imagine if Dan Brown were to write historical fiction starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Sherlock Holmes…and you have this novel. "—Tara's Book Blog

"This is a ROLLICKING HISTORICAL FICTION with a larger than life figure. "—Booksie's Blog

"…heartwarming in the dash of romance it contains, but it's also hysterically funny."—Romance Junkies

"With misadventures, danger, cynicism, a bit of wit, a touch of humor, spies, war, and a bit of romance…" —My Book Addiction Reviews

"An absolute delight! Swashbuckling adventure, eighteenth-century wit, hugely entertaining plots, and one of the most appealing military gentlemen ever to wear a sword." —Diana Gabaldon, Author of The Outlander

About the Author

C.C. Humphreys

Chris (C.C.) Humphreys was born in Toronto, lived till he was seven in Los Angeles, then grew up in the UK. As C.C. Humphreys, Chris has written six historical fiction novels. Chris lives in Vancouver, Canada, with his wife and young son.

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Chapter One

Cain and Abel

Cornwall, September 1752

The End of Time came on a Wednesday—and Jack was missing it. There was rage and riot in every corner of the realm, a

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“I’m highly recommending it to all that love a good, solid adventure with romance, rogues and scoundrels, but especially to those that love history. ” - Bookworm 2 B...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 14.16 oz
Page Count: 304 pages

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