For readers who like a little romance with their historical fiction. Wickedly inviting, the dark side of life has always seduced Lauren De Beauville. With copper-colored tresses and the smile of a pirate, this young adventuress throws caution to the wind and leaps into a quagmire of temptation that is 18th Century New York. Will she survive her constant craving for danger? Dazzled by glamour, Lauren plays a deadly game joining a group of brutal con artists and smugglers who are cheating their way across the New World. There are splendid gowns, handsome men and nights filled with passion. What more could she want? At the very top is James St. Clare, the ruthless yet alluring captain of a ship called The Pride of the King
. Risking her life and her love, Lauren allows herself to be swept into his whirlwind of desire and treachery where she gambles everything.
"Once again, best selling author Amanda Hughes splashes the pages with adventure and love stories about audacious women in the 18th Century. Her page turning tales will keep you on the edge of your seat as you take wild rides through passionate and dazzling periods of history."
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All her life Amanda Hughes has been a Walter Mitty, spending more time in heroic daydreams than the real world. At last she found an outlet writing adventures about audacious women in the 18th Century. Her debut novel Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry was published in 2002, and her latest historical adventure The Pride of the King is soon to be released. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and when she isn't off tilting windmills she lives and writes in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Please visit her at http://www.amandahughesauthor.com