Summary

Roguish hero Jack Lark - dubbed 'Sharpe meets the Talented Mr Ripley' - travels to America to reinvent himself as the American Civil War looms.... A must-listen for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Simon Scarrow.
'This ain't the kind of war you are used to. It's brother against brother, countryman against countryman.'
April, 1861. Jack Lark arrives in Boston as civil war storms across America.
A hardened soldier, Jack has always gone where he was ordered to go - and killed the enemy he was ordered to kill. But when he becomes a sergeant for the Union army, he realises that this conflict between North and South is different. Men are choosing to fight - and die - for a cause they believe in.
The people of Boston think it will take just one, great battle. But, with years of experience, Jack knows better. This is the beginning of something that will tear a country apart - and force Jack to see what he is truly fighting for.
©2017 Paul Fraser Collard (P)2017 Headline Audiobooks
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Critic reviews

"Enthralling." ( The Times)
"Nobody writing today depicts the chaos, terror and brutality of war better than Paul Fraser Collard." (Matthew Harffy)
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5 out of 5 stars
By KAH on 07-08-17

No Larking about with Jack

Brilliant story and tremendously read.
Loved the pace of the book with Jack Karl at his heroic best.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 23-01-18

Not the best of the series

Huge fan of the Jack Lark series. Found this book to be very slow indeed compared to others. Great performance by narrator

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4 out of 5 stars
By AR on 02-08-17

Another great installment

Perfect narration. Vivid story telling. Love the early civil war setting More Jack Lark please.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Dennis on 16-07-17

Great story Lots of action

If you could sum up The True Soldier in three words, what would they be?

Honor Action History

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jack Lark but his whole crew were a good fit of the bad and good people of hidden causes

Which character – as performed by Dudley Hinton – was your favorite?

Jack Lark but Mr Hinton did a fantastic job on all the characters and I look forward to his next read

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, It was that good I am a truck driver and couldn't do one long session but I burned thru it pretty fast

Any additional comments?

Please Mr Collard get busy on the next one WE are waiting

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