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Humphreys, C. C. (Chris C.)

Overview
Works: 37 works in 244 publications in 7 languages and 5,615 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Spy fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Biographical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PR9199.4.H85, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. C Humphreys
Jack Absolute by C. C Humphreys( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1777 Jack Absolute, the charming lover in Sheridan's comedy The Rivals, is famous throughout London. However, this notoriety comes as something of a shock to the real Jack Absolute when he arrives in England after four months at sea. But there's barely time for outrage before he finds himself dueling for his life. Even worse, as soon as he's won the duel he's forced to flee London by the quickest means possible, becoming a spy in America's war of Independence
The blooding of Jack Absolute by C. C Humphreys( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to "Jack Absolute" chronicles the Revolutionary soldier's early life, from his first love and first duel to his journey to the new continent as a member of the British military
Absolute honor by C. C Humphreys( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving the Battle of Quebec and a long winter in the New World, Jack is ready to return to England and rejoin the 16th Light Dragoons. Aboard the slave ship Sweet Eliza, Jack befriends Red Hugh McClune, an Irish grenadier with mysterious intentions. Once in England, Jack and McClune travel to Bath, where McClune's unattached cousin, the lovely Laetitia Fitzpatrick, piques Jack's fancy
Vlad : the last confession by C. C Humphreys( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula, the name conjurs images of horror, depravity and the darkest sensuality. Yet the real Dracula was just as alluring, just as terrifying, his tale not one of a monster but of a man and a contradiction
A place called Armageddon : Constantinople 1453 by C. C Humphreys( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Greeks who love it, it is Constantinople. To the Turks who covet it, the Red Apple. Safe behind its magnificent walls, the city was once the heart of the vast Byzantine empire. 1453. The empire has shrunk to what lies within those now-crumbling walls. A relic. Yet for one man, Constantinople is the stepping stone to destiny
The French executioner : a novel by C. C Humphreys( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical adventure, the executioner who later beheaded Anne Boleyn swears an oath to her that he will bury her six-fingered hand at a crossroads in France
The hunt of the unicorn by C. C Humphreys( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite strange dreams and her ailing father's firm belief in the family lore of a long-ago ancestor's connection to the mythical unicorn, fifteen-year-old New Yorker Elayne remains skeptical until, during a school visit to the unicorn tapestries in the Cloisters, she finds herself entering a tumulteous world where she must fulfill the legacy of her ancestors by taming the unicorn and bringing a tyrant to justice
Shakespeare's rebel by C. C Humphreys( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London 1599, a city on the brink of revolution ... He is Queen Elizabeth's last, perhaps her greatest, love - Robert Deveraux, Earl of Essex. Champion jouster, dashing general ... and the man that John Lawley, England's finest swordsman, most wishes to avoid. For John knows the other earl - the reckless melancholic - and has had to risk his life for him in battle one time too many. All John wants is to be left alone to win back the heart of the woman he loves, be the kind of father that his son can look up to, and arrange the fight scenes for the magnificent new theatre, the Globe. To realise these dreams, John must dodge both Essex and his ruthless adversary for the queen's affections, Robert Cecil, and remain free to help his oldest friend Will Shakespeare finish the play that threatens to destroy him
Plague by C. C Humphreys( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1665. A serial killer stalks his prey, scalpel in his hand and God's vengeance in his heart. Five years after his restoration to the throne, Charles II leads his citizens by example, enjoying every excess. Londoners have slipped the shackles of puritanism and now flock to the cockpits, brothels and, especially, the theatres, where for the first time women are allowed to perform alongside the men. But not everyone is swept up in the excitement. Some see this liberated age as the new Babylon, and murder victims pile up in the streets, making no distinction in class between a royalist member of parliament and a Cheapside whore. But they have a few things in common: the victims are found with gemstones in their mouths. And they have not just been murdered; they've been . . . sacrificed. Now the plague is returning to the city with full force, attacking indiscriminately . . . and murder has found a new friend
Fire by C. C Humphreys( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First came Plague, now comes Fire. The epic tale of the hunt for a serial killer threatening London's rich and poor during the Great Fire of London. Perfect for fans of S J Parris and C J Sansom.Fires don't start by themselves. They need someone to light them.As the Great Plague of London loosens its grip at last, Charles II's court moves back to the city, the theatres reopen and a new year arrives.1666. It cannot be more terrible than the previous year, surely?But it can.What's more it seems that a serial killer who stalked hand in hand with the Plague might not be dead after all. Together with actress Sarah Chalker, highwayman William Coke and thief-taker Pitman come together as one, determined to stop the brutal murder of London's rich and poor once and for all.But another threat is on the way. It hasn't rained in five months. London is a tinderbox - politically, sexually and religiously. The Great Fire of London is about to ignite. And the final confrontation between Coke, Pitman and Sarah Chalker and their murderous adversary will be decided against a background of apocalypse
Blood ties by C. C Humphreys( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Rombaud, wearied by the betrayal of a son and the scorn of a wife, fights in the seemingly never ending siege of Siena. Meanwhile, Gianni Rombaud has forsaken everything his father stands for and now kills heathen for the Inquisition in Rome. Then he is summoned by Cardinal Carafa himself
The curse of Anne Boleyn : a novel by C. C Humphreys( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly twenty years have passed since Anne Boleyn died at the hands of her slayer and savior, Jean Rombaud. All he wants is to forget his sword-wielding days and live happily with his family. Yet her distinctive six-fingered hand, stolen at her death--and all the dark power it represents--still compels evil men to seek it out
Vlad : the last confession by C. C Humphreys( Recording )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula. A name of horror, depravity and the darkest sensuality. Yet the real Dracula was just as alluring, just as terrifying, his story not of a monster but of a man and a contradiction. For the one they called 'The Devil's Son' was both tyrant and lawgiver, crusader and mass slaughterer, torturer and hero, lover and murderer. His tale is told by those who knew him best. The only woman he ever loved and whom he has to sacrifice. His closest comrade and traitor. And his priest, betraying the secrets of the confessional to reveal the mind of the man history would forever remember as Tepes - 'The Impaler'. But Vlad's actions defy such labels. His extraordinary life burns with passion, taking him from his years as hostage to the Turk, through torture, battle, triumph and betrayal, ultimately to a last crusade - there perhaps, beneath the twin banners of the Dragon and the Cross, to find redemption for his innumerable sins. Vlad: The Last Confession spins legend and facts and together into a monumental novel of blood, love and terror. This is the true story of Dracula as it has never been told before
The blooding of Jack Absolute by C. C Humphreys( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1759: Jack's life is easy. A scholar at Westminster School, a master with a billiard cue, the leader of a gang of bucks, he has both a girl he worships ... and a courtesan teaching him the more basic arts of love. Yet he plans to give up all carousing and sit the examinations for Cambridge. If he can just stay out of trouble for one night ... From the billiard halls and brothels of London to a clash of Empires on the Plains of Abraham, Jack's life is forever altered by that night. Through battles, frantic escapes and a brutal winter spent in a cave in Canada, Jack learns the truth of his father's words ... as well as a dozen things to do with a dead bear. But to come of age, first he must learn to kill. Jack Absolute must be blooded
The last confession by C. C Humphreys( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was the real Vlad the Impaler? One of history's greatest psychopaths or a hero of the West? Perhaps both
Shakespeare's rebel by C. C Humphreys( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London 1599, a city on the brink of revolution. He is Queen Elizabeth's last, perhaps her greatest, love - Robert Deveraux, Earl of Essex. Champion jouster, dashing general - and the man that John Lawley, England's finest swordsman, most wishes to avoid. For John knows the other earl - the reckless melancholic - and has had to risk his life for him in battle one time too many. All John wants is to be left alone to win back the heart of the woman he loves, be the kind of father that his son can look up to, and arrange the fight scenes for the magnificent new theatre, the Globe
The hunt of the dragon by C. C Humphreys( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French executioner by C. C Humphreys( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Rombaud was the real-life executioner who beheaded Anne Boleyn. In this historical adventure, he swears an oath to Anne that he will bury her six-fingered hand at a crossroads in France
Jack absolute by C. C Humphreys( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Officer. Mohawk. Lover. Spy. 1777. After years away, Jack returns to london ... to find that he's famous. The playwright, Richard Sheridan, has stolen his name and made "Jack Absolute" the star of his hit comedy THE RIVALS. This notoriety makes the real Jack's job somewhat difficult - he's a spy. Once retired, he has to resume his trade when a duel over an actress forces him to seek refuge with his old commander. John Burgoyne has been appointed to lead an army down from Canada and crush the American Revolution. Jack has experience of the Iroquois of North America and can help rally these vital allies to the King's cause. But there is a traitor at the heart of the British army, willing to betray Jack's every move
Blood ties : the worst wars are fought within families-- by C. C Humphreys( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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