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Jack Lark: Redcoat (A Jack Lark Short Story)

Jack Lark: Redcoat (A Jack Lark Short Story)

Redcoat by Paul Fraser Collard recounts the early life of roguish hero Jack Lark – dubbed ‘Sharpe meets the Talented Mr Ripley’- who will one day become The Scarlet Thief. This series is a must-read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Simon Scarrow. ‘An appealing and formidable hero’ – Sunday Express

Private Jack Lark wears his red coat with pride. Though life in Queen Victoria’s service is tough, he relishes the camaraderie of Aldershot barracks, and four years’ harsh discipline hasn’t blunted his desire to be more than just a Redcoat.

When he learns that Captain Sloames needs a new orderly, Jack is determined to prove his worth both to the officer and to Molly, the laundry girl who has caught his eye. But standing in his way is Colour Sergeant Slater, a cruel and vicious bull of a man who loathes Jack, and is longing for the chance to ruin his ambition…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 8th October 2015

Price: £0.99

ISBN-13: 9781472222787

Reviews

Collard is no ordinary writer - I love the way that he brings this period of British military and imperial history to life, in all its colour, aggression, inequality, violence and vitality.... A breathless, memorable read and I recommend it completely
For Winter Nights on The Devil’s Assassin
Savage, courageous, and clever
Goodreads on THE SCARLET THIEF
Collard is no ordinary writer - I love the way that he brings this period of British military and imperial history to life, in all its colour, aggression, inequality, violence and vitality.... A breathless, memorable read and I recommend it completely
For Winter Nights </i>on THE DEVIL'S ASSASSIN
Paul Collard is a major new talent, who writes with a clear fast-paced tight prose. His imagination and attention to historical detail clearly put him among the top in his field
Parmenion Books on JACK LARK: ROGUE
The spirit of Sharpe lives again in another time, in another war, in the guise of Jack Lark
www.parmenionbooks.wordpress.com on THE MAHARAJAH'S GENERAL
Page-turning adventure, a hero with issues yet who's likable, and antagonists you will love to hate... It was hard to put down and a real pleasure to read
Historical Novels Review </i> on THE MAHARAJAH'S GENERAL
Jack Lark is an unforgettable new hero
Anthony Riches on THE SCARLET THIEF
Brilliant . . . I look forward to reading more of Jack Lark
Bernard Cornwell on THE SCARLET THIEF