From USA Today bestselling, Amazon All-Star Author Barbara Devlin, take a trip back in time, to 1785, when Horatio Nelson was a new captain. It is the Age of Sail, England is on the brink of war with France, and Royal Navy First Lieutenant Mark Douglas is not looking for a wife. As is so often the case, fate has other plans, and Mark sets his sights on a fiery society miss with a spirit to match his own. But can he redeem himself after inadvertently insulting his prospective bride?
Lady Amanda Gascoigne-Lake is at first smitten with and then disappointed by the impeccable naval man. After all, is it not a woman’s prerogative to change her mind? When a soldier disparages her reputation, Mark defends her honor and wins his lady. What happens when her father rejects Mark’s suit, and an ancient brooch with mystical powers portends doom?
“Awesome read, I would highly recommend it. The author has a gift of writing in such a way that you swear you are back in their time period. The language, slang, and proper way of the English blew me away. Very realistic!!” ~ Amazon Reviewer
Book One in the Brethren of the Coast Series.
Fate brings them together in a dimly lit cabin. He is looking for revenge, and she is taking a bath.
Heartbroken and desperate to escape another London Season, Caroline Elliott stows away aboard a friend's ship, never dreaming she'll be mistaken for a courtesan and abducted by a handsome mariner with wounds as deep as her own. Trevor Marshall, sixth Earl of Lockwood, is a battle-hardened sea captain out to settle a score. But the inexpressibly gentle heart and unschooled passion of his beautiful captive weaken his resolve, and soon the seducer finds himself seduced by an unbridled desire unlike any he's ever known.
“Enter the Brethren Coast is an intriguing, suspenseful and unique book. Author Barbara Devlin has created a story full of adventure that has kept me on the edge of my seat flipping through the pages. The story line is fabulously written with characters you instantly fall in love with.” ~ Amazon ReviewerAMAZON