By C. C. Humphreys
The gripping finale in C. C. Humphreys's exciting ancient experience sequence, starring the speeding Jack Absolute
After surviving the French and Indian Wars, Jack Absolute virtually perishes at the voyage domestic, merely to be kept by means of a charismatic Irishman, purple Hugh McClune. in the course of his restoration, Jack falls for the man's attractive cousin, Laetitia. yet as they plan to elope, Jack stumbles on pink Hugh's crafty plot to assassinate the King. Jack foils the plan—but spares the lifetime of pink Hugh, who then flees to Rome, taking Laetitia with him.
When Jack reunites together with his outdated regiment, the sixteenth Dragoons, can he defeat the schemes of the Irish traitor and win again his nice love as soon as and for all?
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