The Pirate Lord
A Splendid OpportunityA shipload of women—theirs for the taking! Pirate captain Gideon Horn couldn't be more delighted. His men are tired of wandering the high seas and want to settle down with wives on the uncharted island paradise they've discovered. And the women are bound to be grateful... show more
A Splendid OpportunityA shipload of women—theirs for the taking! Pirate captain Gideon Horn couldn't be more delighted. His men are tired of wandering the high seas and want to settle down with wives on the uncharted island paradise they've discovered. And the women are bound to be grateful to be rescued from the life of drudgery awaiting them in New South Wales . . . Lord, he's so clever!A Splendid PassionMarried? To pirates? Sara Willis couldn't be more appalled. First she demands proper courting—at least a month. The darkly handsome pirate lord gives them two weeks. Then Sara insists the men vacate their huts for the women—Gideon demands her kisses in return. As the demands heat up, so do their passions—and soon Sara can't remember just why she's fighting the devilishly seductive captain so hard. . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 1st 1998
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
Series: Lord Trilogy (#1)
Silly heroes and a stupid plot line, all happening in 1818. Sara is a young British lady, a sister to an earl. She is also a reformer, concerned about the welfare of women convicts. She is joining a convict ship transporting women prisoners to Australia because she wants to document the indignities ...
The story has such a promising beginning. I was actually looking forward to learn more about Sara. Then Gideon entered. All was well. Kidnapping a shipload of women for a paradise colony, ok, i can work with that.Then Gideon all of a sudden became obsessive about Sara. Of course I have read stories ...
A fun historical romance. I liked the reformist heroin but she was too extreme resisting brides situation. I skimmed some because it was a re-read. Once the relationship got rolling it had a good story flow. Pirate caption captures a ship of convict women and their teacher Sara touts for equal r...
I'm glad I read this as an ebook, because that cover is so hilarious I don't think I could have taken the book seriously if I'd seen it first.
Lessee... where to start? How about the dim bulb of a heroine who went incognito on a ship of female convicts bound for New South Wales? Orrr... the last time I read of a pirate that amiable towards women, it was Pirate by Fabio. Yeaaahhhhh.... Improbability factor quite high with this book.Ir...