The Pirate Prince
On a calm moonlit night, as the scent of jasmine and pine embraced the island of Ascension, the pirate prince Lazar di Fiori returns with lethal grace to avenge what was stolen from him: his kingdom, his birthright, his soul. . . .Allegra Monteverdi, the daughter of Lazar's sworn enemy, proves an... show more
On a calm moonlit night, as the scent of jasmine and pine embraced the island of Ascension, the pirate prince Lazar di Fiori returns with lethal grace to avenge what was stolen from him: his kingdom, his birthright, his soul. . . .Allegra Monteverdi, the daughter of Lazar's sworn enemy, proves an uncommonly powerful adversary. She throws herself on his mercy, her courage and beauty touching his cold, unforgiving heart. He agrees to spare the lives of her family--but only if Allegra sails away with him as his captive. For his quest for vengeance still burns fiercely, and he will settle for nothing less than Allegra's body and soul. Alone at sea with this dark, intriguing man, moving between seduction and fear, Allegra gazes into eyes as deep and mysterious as the night and sees who this pirate really is. Lazar--the prince of her childhood dreams. Though he was rumored to be murdered years ago, she always believed someday he would return. But it will take more than her love for this pirate prince to bring peace to her beloved home. For Lazar must face the demons of his shattered past--if he is to forge the destiny that is theirs to claim. . . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 29th 1998
Pages no: 407
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
Series: Ascension Trilogy (#1)
What a shallow book!?I will summarize my frustration in a few points: 1. What is so great about a man who just wants to sleep with you??2. What is so great about a woman who falls in love with a painting and accuses the man in said painting of falling short of her expectations??3. No feelings whatso...
I have been eyeing Gaelan Foley's books for years but never had bothered to read her books. This is her first book apparently, surprisingly very weirdly realist in a certain way. The hero are very very flawed in this book (for someone that have his name on its title). Should be renamed with less dec...
After a discussion on Twitter some weeks back, I decided to pick this up for a re-read. Although it's been years, I remember this as a rich, fulfilling story of love and redemption. It's always been my favorite of all Foley's books. Fifteen years ago, Prince Lazar di Fiore's entire family was murder...
I had a hard time rating this one. It wasn't badly written as these things go but it wasn't my cup of tea. The hero, Lazar, seemed balanced between a true old-school alph-hole "hero" and current hero behavior. Which means that while he doesn't physically harm or rape the heroine he still threaten...
I thought I’d like The Pirate Prince. I love pirates. Ok, I love Highlander’s too. *sigh* Set on the island of Ascension, pirate prince Lazar di Fiore plans the perfect revenge against the man who had taken everything from him. He plans to kill the daughter of his enemy and will kill him too, b...