By Elizabeth Essex
Daring, brazen, and gorgeous, the Reckless Brides refuse to play by way of society’s principles of courtship. But—come hell or excessive water—they constantly get their man…
A girl in Disguise
For generations, the Kents have served proudly with the British Royal military. So whilst her more youthful brother refuses to file for accountability, Sally Kent slips right into a uniform and takes his place—at least until eventually he involves his senses. Boldly hiking aboard the Audacious, Sally is as able-bodied as any sailor there. yet one guy is making her consider tantalizingly conscious of the full-bodied lady underneath her army blues…
A guy Overboard
Dedicated to his send, sworn to his duty—and distractingly gorgeous—Lieutenant David Colyear sees via Sally’s charade, and he’s livid. yet he needs to admit she’s the easiest midshipman on board—and a lady who tempts him like no different. along with his personal secrets and techniques to conceal and his profession at stake, Col consents to maintain her on. yet can the fervour they cover live to tell the tale the perils of a conflict at sea? quickly, their love and devotion could be placed to the attempt
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When. " "Well--next time I ask for port, bring me some of that stuff we made ourselves. " McCobb entered from the compound, He was carrying a brace of ducks. " He held them up. Stone did not look at the ducks. He banged irritably on the floor. " Stone seldom used even that initial word of profanity. "Wine! Who wouldn't drink wine? " "He'll be in soon," McCobb said. He did not mention his own worries--worries he always felt when Henry traveled alone. He passed behind Stone's back and looked at him almost pityingly.
Then he's been on the island recently," Henry smiled. "Say in the last twenty-five thousand years. Or maybe even in the last ten. " November 3, 1923. Stephen Stone wrote the date in his diary. He wrote it slowly and carefully and his hand was not quite steady. Then he continued: It was twenty-five years ago today that we landed on Stone Island. A quarter of a century. Tonight we are having a banquet to "celebrate," but our celebration is rather a brave defense than a jubilee. Except for the single ship which foundered off bur shores, not so much as a gull or a drifting branch has come to us from the world beyond.
Stick to your party but hold your country above it. ) Be a good sport. Be tolerant (except of certain evils). Be moderate. Drink moderately. Smoke moderately. Keep informed. Sleep eight hours a day and work twelve. Never, never, never, never believe a woman. Women are ruin. Love is a myth. Marry when you are over forty-five and marry someone you do not love. Love is ruin. Be, above all, fearless. The precepts were banged out on the table with a fist. They were infiltrated through all their discussions.