About the Book
One year ago Charlotte Bower's life was ripped apart when Creek Indians attacked, killed her parents, and separated her from her young brother—now, she will stop at nothing to find him. After a year of captivity, she has finally made her escape. Her search will begin in New Orleans, where captives were taken after the raid. But how to reach a city hundreds of miles away? As she watches men boarding a waiting ship, Charlotte formulates a bold plan: if it's men they need for the ship's crew, it's a man they'll get. Taking on her childhood nickname, Charlie, it is all too easy to gain passage on the New Orleans-bound vessel. Easy, that is, until Charlie is caught . . .
From the moment he sets eyes on the new deckhand, Captain Alden Thatcher knows one thing for certain: Charlie Bower is no man. But for reasons of his own, he keeps her secret. As their journey progresses, however, the voyage is increasingly ill-fated. With danger ever present, Charlie and the captain find themselves relying on one another in ways they'd never imagined. As they draw closer to her goal, Charlotte is faced with the most perilous adventure of all—an adventure that may risk her heart.
About the Author
Jennifer Moore is a passionate reader and writer of all things romance due to the need to balance the rest of her world that includes a perpetually traveling husband and four active sons, who create heaps of laundry that is anything but romantic. Jennifer has a B.A. in Linguistics from the University of Utah and is a Guitar Hero champion. She lives in northern Utah with her family, but most of the time wishes she was aboard a British frigate during the age of sail.
From page one, Jennifer Moore’s book comes to life with action and adventure. Readers will find this story fascinating, as a good portion of this book takes place aboard a smuggling ship during the War of 1812. This story is about surviving the death of one’s parents, being sold as a slave, the reuniting of siblings, and falling in love. This story also shows the bonds created between ship mates and how they protect one another. Moore brings to life the hardships and devastations, as well as miracles that take place during this wretched war. Readers that relish learning about historical events will be sure to enjoy this novel.
Genre: historical, romance, War of 1812
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Number of pages: 218
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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