Marrying The Captain
Ever since her father tried to sell her as a mistress to the highest bidder, Eleanor Massie has chosen to live in poverty. Her world changes overnight when Captain Oliver Worthy shows up at her struggling inn. Despite herself, Nana is drawn to her handsome guest....Oliver planned to stay in... show more
Ever since her father tried to sell her as a mistress to the highest bidder, Eleanor Massie has chosen to live in poverty. Her world changes overnight when Captain Oliver Worthy shows up at her struggling inn. Despite herself, Nana is drawn to her handsome guest....Oliver planned to stay in Plymouth only long enough to report back to Lord Ratliffe--about Nana. But he soon senses that Lord Ratliffe is up to something, and Oliver will do anything to keep this courageous, beautiful woman safe--even marry her!
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Category Romance
, Regency Romance
, Traditional Regency
Series: Channel Fleet (#1)
oh Captain Oliver Worthy, I am also in love with you. I have heard about Carla Kelly for a while, lots of positive things, but this is my first book from her. I think her style is a little too innocent for me. But there is no denying it: she is a great writer. What I love about this book is Captai...
Hope you all are ready for this....Right away I have distinct feelings for Nana (yeah wish her name was different) and Oliver and like them a lot. I have only read two chapters and already feel attached to these characters and can not wait to see how they come together.The way the author writes Oliv...
Interesting story and great characters, and the historical aspects and the setting were very well done. However, the love story didn't really work for me. I felt detached from it - the fiction that I value the most gets me involved viscerally and personally, and this book somehow didn't do it.
Carla Kelly has done it again. I read my second book by her and fell in love with her characters and her writing. Oliver Worthy was completely sigh-worthy. What an honorable man. He was very down to earth, and, at his heart, a really good, decent man. The Navy was his life, and he had convinced him...