The Daredevil Snared

The Daredevil Snared

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He has something to prove Captain Caleb Frobisher, hedonistic youngest son of a seafaring dynasty, wants to be taken seriously. Seizing the next leg of the covert mission his brothers are pursuing, he acts decisively and effectively in securing the mission's objectives. But responsibility has taken root, and he remains in the jungle to ensure the mission's ultimate goal. She will risk everything Katherine Fortescue fled a life of poverty and came to Freetown as a governess, only to be kidnapped and forced to oversee the child workforce at a mine. Guarded by well-armed, well-trained mercenaries, the captives have lost all hope of escape. Then Katherine meets a handsome man--a captain--and he brings the sweet promise of rescue. Together they will face the future The sadistic mercenary who runs the mine has other plans, but Caleb's true strength lies in extracting advantage from adversity, and through the clashes that follow, he becomes the leader he was always destined to be. The sort of man Katherine can trust--with her body, with her life. With her love. Race with THE ADVENTURERS as these passionate daredevils lead the way to the stunning and dramatic conclusion. #1 New York Times bestselling author of the beloved Cynster novels, Stephanie Laurens takes you on a fresh journey with THE ADVENTURERS QUARTET, a daring Regency-era adventure laced with mystery, tropical heat and passionate romance He has something to prove Captain Caleb Frobisher, hedonistic youngest son of a seafaring dynasty, wants to be taken seriously. Seizing the next leg of the covert mission his brothers are pursuing, he acts decisively and effectively in securing the mission's objectives. But responsibility has taken root, and he remains in the jungle to ensure the mission's ultimate goal. She will risk everything Katherine Fortescue fled a life of poverty and came to Freetown as a governess, only to be kidnapped and forced to oversee the child workforce at a mine. Guarded by well-armed, well-trained mercenaries, the captives have lost all hope of escape. Then Katherine meets a handsome man--a captain--and he brings the sweet promise of rescue. Together they will face the future The sadistic mercenary who runs the mine has other plans, but Caleb's true strength lies in extracting advantage from adversity, and through the clashes that follow, he becomes the leader he was always destined to be. The sort of man Katherine can trust--with her body, with her life. With her love. Race with THE ADVENTURERS as these passionate daredevils lead the way to the stunning and dramatic conclusion.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 109 x 168 x 28mm | 204g
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0778318966
  • 9780778318965
  • 66,846

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When it comes to dishing up lusciously sensual,
relentlessly readable historical romances, Laurens is unrivalled.
-Booklist Laurens's writing shines.
-Publishers Weekly One of the most talented authors on the scene today... Laurens has a real talent for writing sensuous and compelling love scenes.
-Romance Reviews A fun and fast-moving read. Highly recommended. -Kirkus Reviews on The Tempting of Thomas Carrick 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
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1,153 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 30% (342)
4 34% (396)
3 26% (295)
2 8% (90)
1 3% (30)
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