Lord of the Privateers

Lord of the Privateers
Author: Stephanie Laurens
Publsiher: MIRA
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2019-03-11
ISBN 10: 1488052662
ISBN 13: 9781488052668
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Lord of the Privateers Book Review:

Can true love die? Or, neglected, does it lie dormant until the object of true desire is again within reach? Denied, does passion smolder, like embers waiting for the right conditions to flare into an all-consuming conflagration? #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens delivers the thrilling conclusion to her acclaimed series, THE ADVENTURERS QUARTET, a passionate Regency-era drama played out on the high seas and in the sweltering heat of tropical jungles, ultimately reaching a scintillating climax in the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair. The eldest of the Frobisher brothers and widely known as the lord of the privateers, Royd Frobisher expects to execute the final leg of the rescue mission his brothers have been pursuing. What he does not expect is to be pressured into taking his emotional nemesis, childhood sweetheart, ex-handfasted bride, and current business partner, Isobel Carmichael, with him. But is it Isobel doing the pressuring, or his own restless unfulfilled psyche? Resolute, determined, and an all but unstoppable force of nature, Isobel has a mission of her own—find her cousin Katherine and bring her safely home. And if, along the way, she can rid herself of the lingering dreams of a life with Royd that still haunt her, well and good. Neither expects the shock that awaits them as they set sail aboard Royd’s ship, much less the new horizons that open before them as they call into London, then, armed with the necessary orders and all arrangements in place, embark on a full-scale rescue-assault on the mining compound buried in the jungle. Yet even with the support of his brothers and their ladies and, once rescued, all the ex-captives, Royd and Isobel discover that freeing the captives is only half the battle. In order to identify and convict the backers behind the illicit enterprise—and protect the government from catastrophic destabilization—they must return to the ballrooms of the haut ton, and with the help of a small army of supporters, hunt the villains on their home ground. But having found each other again, having glimpsed the heaven that could be theirs again, how much are they willing to risk in the name of duty? Learn the answer and revel in the action, drama, intrigue, and passion as the Frobishers—with help from Wolverstone, the Cynsters, and many familiar others—steer the adventure to a glorious end. Praise for the works of Stephanie Laurens “Stephanie Laurens’ heroines are marvelous tributes to Georgette Heyer: feisty and strong.”—Cathy Kelly “Stephanie Laurens never fails to entertain and charm her readers with vibrant plots, snappy dialogue, and unforgettable characters.” —Historical Romance Reviews “Stephanie Laurens plays into readers’ fantasies like a master and claims their hearts time and again.” —RT Book Reviews

The Naval Chronicle: Volume 22, July-December 1809

The Naval Chronicle: Volume 22, July-December 1809
Author: James Stanier Clarke,John McArthur
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 574
Release: 2010-09-02
ISBN 10: 1108018610
ISBN 13: 9781108018616
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Naval Chronicle: Volume 22, July-December 1809 Book Review:

Volume 22 of the Naval Chronicle (1809) includes reports of the Walcheren Campaign and the Battle of the Basque Roads.

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson
Author: Horatio Nelson
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 502
Release: 1846
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: KBNL:KBNL03000037190
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson Book Review:

Pirates and Privateers

Pirates and Privateers
Author: Joyce Glasner
Publsiher: James Lorimer & Company
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013-03-01
ISBN 10: 1552779645
ISBN 13: 9781552779644
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Pirates and Privateers Book Review:

Murder, mutiny, and mayhem were the order of the day in the seas off the East Coast during the golden age of sailing. Pillagers and opportunists plied the seas in search of riches in the holds of American ships. And they invariably found what they were looking for...

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson with Notes by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson with Notes by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas
Author: Horatio Nelson Nelson (Viscount)
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 502
Release: 1846
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: IBNN:BN000553221
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson with Notes by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas Book Review:

The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803

The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803
Author: Great Britain. Parliament
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1814
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105009835369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803 Book Review:

The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803

The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803
Author: William Cobbett
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1812
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: HARVARD:32044106509433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1803 Book Review:

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson

The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson
Author: Horatio Nelson,Nicholas Harris Nicolas
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2011-11-10
ISBN 10: 1108035469
ISBN 13: 9781108035460
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson Book Review:

Published between 1844 and 1846, this collection of Nelson's letters documents his career from 1777 to his death in 1805.

A History of American Privateers

A History of American Privateers
Author: Edgar Stanton Maclay
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 594
Release: 2011-02-03
ISBN 10: 1108026281
ISBN 13: 9781108026284
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


A History of American Privateers Book Review:

An 1899 account of the role of privateers in winning the American War of Independence and building the American Navy.

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque
Author: Gomer Williams
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 734
Release: 2013-11-26
ISBN 10: 1136906134
ISBN 13: 9781136906138
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque Book Review:

First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Captain Blood (Diversion Classics)

Captain Blood (Diversion Classics)
Author: Rafael Sabatini
Publsiher: Diversion Books
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 168230583X
ISBN 13: 9781682305836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Captain Blood (Diversion Classics) Book Review:

Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. Peter Blood, Irish physician and former soldier, is happily settled as the doctor of a small English town. But when the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth reaches him, saving one man’s life ends up costing him his entire world. Sentenced to indentured slavery in the Caribbean, Peter escapes, becoming the most fearless pirate on the Spanish Main—Captain Blood. But his life of adventure and the glory of his victories are no balm to Peter Blood’s wounded soul. All he wants is a cleared name and return to England a free man, to win the heart of the beautiful Arabella Bishop.

Slavers, Traders and Privateers

Slavers, Traders and Privateers
Author: Frank Howley
Publsiher: Countyvise Ltd
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1901231984
ISBN 13: 9781901231984
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Slavers, Traders and Privateers Book Review:

This book presents a factual and fascinating portrait of Liverpool during the slave trade.

Barbarous

Barbarous
Author: Minerva Spencer
Publsiher: Zebra Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-11-01
ISBN 10: 1420147242
ISBN 13: 9781420147247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Barbarous Book Review:

“Spencer is my new auto-buy!” —New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt He could be her ruin Hugh Redvers is supposed to be dead. So the appearance of the sun-bronzed giant with the piratical black eye patch is deeply disturbing to Lady Daphne Davenport. And her instant attraction to the notorious privateer is not only wildly inappropriate for a proper widow but potentially disastrous.Because he is also the man Daphne has secretly cheated of title, lands, and fortune. She could be his salvation Daphne Redvers’ distant, untouchable beauty and eminently touchable body are hard enough to resist. But the prim, almost severe, way she looks at him suggests this might be the one woman who can make him forget all the others. His only challenge? Unearthing the enemy who threatens her life . . . and uncovering the secrets in her cool blue eyes. Praise for the first book in The Outcasts series “Minerva Spencer's writing is sophisticated and wickedly witty. Dangerous is a delight from start to finish with swashbuckling action, scorching love scenes, and a coolly arrogant hero to die for.” —New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt “Readers will love this lusty and unusual marriage of convenience story.” —New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter

Devil's Bride

Devil's Bride
Author: Stephanie Laurens
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-03-17
ISBN 10: 0061760277
ISBN 13: 9780061760273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Devil's Bride Book Review:

When Devil, the most infamous member of the Cynster family, is caught in a compromising position with plucky governess Honoria Wetherby, he astonishes the entire town by offering his hand in marriage. No one dreamed this scandalous rake would ever take a bride. And as society mamas swooned at the loss of England′s most eligible bachelor, Devil′s infamous Cynster cousins began to place wagers on the wedding date. But Honoria wasn′t about to bend society′s demands and marry a man "just" because they′d been found together virtually unchaperoned. No, she craved adventure, and while solving the murder of a young Cynster cousin fit the bill for a while, she decided that once the crime was solved she′d go off to see the world. But the scalding heat of her unsated desire for Devil soon had Honoria craving a very different sort of excitement. Could her passion for Devil cause her to embrace the enchanting peril of a lifelong adventure of the heart?

The Buccaneer King

The Buccaneer King
Author: Graham Thomas
Publsiher: Pen and Sword
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2014-04-30
ISBN 10: 1848848404
ISBN 13: 9781848848405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Buccaneer King Book Review:

This is the story of a Welshman who became one of the most ruthless and brutal buccaneers of the golden age of piracy. His name was Captain Sir Henry Morgan and, unlike his contemporaries, he was not hunted down and killed or captured by the authorities. Instead he was considered a hero in England and given a knighthood as well as being made governor of Jamaica. As Graham Thomas reveals in this fresh biography of this complex and intriguing character, Morgan was an exceptional military leader whose prime motivation was to amass as much wealth as he could by sacking and plundering settlements, towns and cities up and down the Spanish Main.??As featured on BBC Radio Wiltshire and in Cardiff Times.

The Maryland Colony: Lord Baltimore

The Maryland Colony: Lord Baltimore
Author: Jim Whiting
Publsiher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2010-12-23
ISBN 10: 1612280110
ISBN 13: 9781612280110
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Maryland Colony: Lord Baltimore Book Review:

English nobleman George Calvert wanted to establish a colony in the New World—not one like his first colony, Newfoundland, which he found to be too cold. Instead he wanted land in the temperate Chesapeake Bay area, where his colonists could grow tobacco. King Charles I granted his wish. Named for Henrietta Mary, Charles’s wife, the new colony of Maryland was established in 1634. Also known as Lord Baltimore, Calvert was a Catholic at a time when Protestants controlled the English government. He wanted Maryland to be a place where Catholics—and anyone else—could worship in freedom. As the British crown was passed through its heirs, favoring Protestants, then Catholics, then Protestants again, Maryland felt the ripples of unrest on its side of the Atlantic. Follow the story of how Maryland came to be a colony and how it fought for its borders with Virginia and Pennsylvania. Find out how in the end, it pulled together with those and the other colonies first to repel the encroaching French, and then to shrug off the tyranny of England.

The Correspondence of Henry Hyde, Earl of Clarendon and of His Brother Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester;

The Correspondence of Henry Hyde, Earl of Clarendon and of His Brother Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester;
Author: Henry Hyde Earl of Clarendon
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1828
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OXFORD:300150188
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Correspondence of Henry Hyde, Earl of Clarendon and of His Brother Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester; Book Review:

Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England: 1739-1741

Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England: 1739-1741
Author: Great Britain. Parliament
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1812
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OXFORD:555096644
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England: 1739-1741 Book Review:

Chance the Winds of Fortune

Chance the Winds of Fortune
Author: Laurie McBain
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 1492631094
ISBN 13: 9781492631095
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Chance the Winds of Fortune Book Review:

The beloved New York Times bestselling Dominick Trilogy Rhea blinked in disbelief. "What an insufferable man you are. And whether you are, as you would have me believe, a marquis, or whether you are a tinker, I would still find you the rudest, most vulgar individual I have ever had the misfortune to encounter." "Well done, my dear. I am impressed by this splendid show of ladylike disdain, feigned though it be, but well done nonetheless. But the light of truth has revealed you in my cabin. Now, how do you explain yourself out of that?" Lady Rhea Claire, kidnapped and shipped to the Colonies as an indentured servant, manages with wits and courage to escape...straight into the arms of a ruthless English pirate. For all his worldly ways, Dante Leighton, Marquis of Jacqobi and captain of the Sea Dragon, never expected to discover his redemption and his greatest treasure within the amethyst eyes of a beautiful English refugee. Praise for Laurie McBain: "Ms. McBain's flare for the romantic intermingled with suspense will keep the reader riveted to the story until the last page."-Affaire de Coeur "Vivid sense of description, colorful characters...I found myself happily lost in the magnificence of the storytelling."-Los Angeles Herald Examiner Dominick Trilogy: Moonstruck Madness Chance the Winds of Fortune Dark Before the Rising Storm

Privateers

Privateers
Author: Ben Bova
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN 10: 1429932384
ISBN 13: 9781429932387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Privateers Book Review:

In Ben Bova's award-winning Privateers, America has ceded the heavens to the Tyrants--and the Renegades. The U.S. has abandoned its quest for the stars, and an old enemy has moved in to fill the void. The potential wealth of the universe is now in malevolent hands. Rebel billionaire Dan Randolph -- possessor of the largest privately owned company in space -- intends to weaken the stranglehold the new despotic masters of the solar system have on the lucrative ore industry. But when the mineral-rich asteroid he sets in orbit around the Earth is commandeered by the enemy, and his unarmed workers are slaughtered in cold blood, the course of Randolph's life is changed forever. Now cataclysm is aimed at the exposed heart of America -- a potential catastrophe that Randolph himself inadvertently set in motion. And the maverick entrepreneur must use his skills, cunning, and vast resources to strike out at his foes hard, fast and with ruthless precision -- and wear proudly the mantle that fate thrust upon him: space pirate! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.