Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Pirate of My Heart by Jaime Carie


I wasn't sure what to expect when I pulled Pirate of My Heart by Jaime Carie out of the stack on my nightstand, but I was more than pleasantly surprised! Lady Kendra Townsend has lost everything and the only uncle that she knows kicks her out of her home and sends her to America to live with relatives she didn't know existed. While trying to find her way in the world, she meets Captain Dorian Colburn, a man who has been burned by love and has sworn off women forever. Both are shocked by their feelings for one another and must learn to trust in God as one thing after another comes between them.

It's not often that a story grabs my attention so completely, but I was hooked by the second page. The characters were intriguing and the story offered twists that were unexpected and kept me guessing. Carie is a masterful writer and I can't wait to read more of her books! Ignore the (somewhat) cheesy cover and pirate-y title and read this book!

I received a free copy of this book from B&H Books in exchange for my fair and honest review.

NOTE: Pirate of My Heart will be available for purchase in September 2011.


About the Book
When her doting father dies, Lady Kendra Townsend is given a choice: marry the horrid man of her cold, money-grubbing uncle's choosing or leave England to risk a new life in America with unknown relatives. Armed with the faith that God has a plan for her, Kendra boards a cargo ship and meets American sea captain Dorian Colburn. But the captain has been wounded by a woman before and guards his independent life. A swashbuckling man doesn't need an English heiress to make him slow down, feel again, or be challenged with questions about his faith-or so he thinks. It is not until Dorian must save Kendra from the dark forces surrounding her that he decides she may be worth the risk.

About the Author
Jamie Carie is the author of Snow Angel, winner of a 2007 National "Best Books" Award and a ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year nominee. She lives with  her husband and three children in Indianapolis.

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