By C. C. Humphreys
The gripping finale in C. C. Humphreys's exciting historic experience sequence, starring the rushing Jack Absolute
After surviving the French and Indian Wars, Jack Absolute nearly perishes at the voyage domestic, simply to be stored 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 crimson Hugh's crafty plot to assassinate the King. Jack foils the plan—but spares the lifetime of purple Hugh, who then flees to Rome, taking Laetitia with him.
When Jack reunites together with his previous 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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