Pirates & Petticoats Series
by Chloe Flowers
Publication Date: July 2016
Genres: Adult, Historical Romance
Hart’s Desire (Pirates & Petticoats, #1)
An independent young lady meets a bold merchant captain pursued by a band of Caribbean pirates…what could possibly go wrong?
After a daring escape, Captain Landon Hart sails the Desire to Charleston for repairs and to keep a mysterious appointment with a plantation owner. He meets a sword-wielding, fiery-haired temptress on the way, and he isn’t prepared for the impact she has on his tightly guarded heart…nor the trouble she manages to attract.
Keelan Grey had a solid plan that would save her from an arranged marriage to a cruel plantation owner until a deathbed confession from a loved one plunges her into a dark plot of deception and revenge.
Desperate for help, Keelan finds an unlikely ally in the exasperating but irresistible sea captain. But while she trusts him with her life, can she trust him with her secrets?
Hart’s Passion (Pirates & Petticoats, #2)
A Pirate King and a risky disguise…
Landon and Keelan’s adventure continues in Hart’s Passion.
Captain Landon Hart’s plan to elope with Keelan immediately goes awry when she’s kidnapped by pirates. As usual, the red-haired vixen ends up neck deep in trouble, and it’s not long before she has the pirate captain demanding her head. When they target Landon’s merchant fleet, the only way to keep her safe is to send her away, then lure the pirates into a final confrontation.
But Keelan Grey has a mind (and a plan) of her own…
Keelan is determined to discover her true identity, but after that run-in with pirates, she’s forced to put her postpone her plans. With a price on her head and an old enemy out for revenge, Keelan can no longer allow the man she loves to risk his life for her.
Landon is committed to protecting Keelan from the dangerous forces closing in, but has to make hard choices when pirates target his merchant fleet, and Keelan puts herself in danger.
One thing is certain; the pirates suspect she’s aboard his ship, and it’s not long before their schooner is spotted on the horizon.
Hart’s Reward (Pirates & Petticoats, #3)
Can Landon fall in love with Keelan twice in a lifetime?
Before Keelan and Landon can pursue the pirates who took her brother, they must complete their mission and smuggle runaways to Philadelphia.
When an accident takes Landon’s memories from the past five years, Keelan must fight for their lives as well as Landon’s heart.
How will he be able to fall in love with her again when he doesn’t even want her on his ship?
Overall it was an entertaining and sweet tale of overcoming obstacles for love and what was right and just. Keelan was always funny when trying to make amends for her mistakes when everything was supposed to be all seriousness; Landon was the rogue that tried to bring out her rebel side at the oddest of times so I consider this a romantic comedy of sorts and in a good way.
I don't come across many stories where the same series follows the same couple so this was kind of different for me. I'll be posting my review for each individual story soon but as a whole I do recommend it to any historical lover that likes pirates, ships, and adventure as well.
About Chloe Flowers
A Parrothead at heart, Chloe’s love for pirates began with Peter Pan and continued with Pirates of the Caribbean and ghost stories about pirates from the Outer Banks. She listens to Celtic music while she writes. When life gets too serious, she reads Calvin and Hobbes comics. She lives in Ohio with her tall, dark and handsome husband, three children and two rambunctious dogs, Indiana and Luke, who are named after her two favorite action heroes.
Descended from a family of cooks and gourmet chefs, Chloe is a true foodie and along with working for fortune 500 companies in marketing and teaching MBA students strategic marketing, she also ran a gourmet cookie company. Cooking for a crowd runs in the blood, so her fridge is always full. She deals with stress by baking pies (just ask her college roommates what it was like for them around exam time).
Her idea of a perfect day? Sailing on the caribbean with her family, sun in her face and wind at her back, and finishing the day in the kitchen making a fab gourmet meal and sipping a glass of wine.
The Pirates & Petticoats Series is about spunky heroines and the scoundrels who love them.
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