CAPTAIN DEVLIN'S CAPTIVE
This classic pirate story is not exactly fresh territory, but the captor/captive romance works because of the heartfelt interaction between the protagonists. Realistic details draw the reader into the story and provide a historic context for themes that still resonate with readers.
Governor Chiltingham's cruelty to his slaves is extreme, and Devlin is lucky to have escaped that life. Now a pirate captain, he plots revenge on the governor by ransoming his daughter Felicity in exchange for his fortune. But a double-crossing rival pirate and Devlin's deepening feelings for Jasabel complicate matters. (NEWCONCEPTSPUBLISHING.COM, dl $3.50)