In this ninth action-packed Victorian military adventure, Paul Fraser Collard's roguish hero Jack Lark - soldier, leader, imposter - crosses borders once more as he pursues a brand-new adventure in Africa.
As he journeys across the table-top mountains of Abyssinia to the fortress of Magdala, Jack quickly discovers that nowhere is safe and nobody can be trusted. Expect...more
I only started the Jack Lark series with the previous book, the eighth, The Lost Outlaw. When I have the time, that precious commodity that always seems to be slipping away from us all I’d love the opportunity to start the series from the beginning, going back to where it all began and witnessing the birth of and the origin of Jack Lark. Belatedly starting a series can be very hit-and-miss, s ...more
The ninth book in the series does not disappoint. The action is more muted but the introduction of Watson as a side character revealed a human side to Jack that made him all the more realistic. As always not disappointed and left wanting more please.
Very much like Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe series, perhaps with a little more historical description and background. Highly recommended.
Right I am off to track down the first eight books in the series.... ...more
I'd heard, and even ...more
Well, don't you know Jack's got to run afoul of these criminals, Which naturally means he does some rash things and he must run for his life out of the UK.
A friend helps esca ...more