SWASHBUCKLING READS: Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa James

SWASHBUCKLING READS: Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa JamesSeduced by a Pirate (Fairy Tales, #4.5) by Eloisa James
Published by Avon Impulse on October 30th 2012
Genres: Historical Romance
Pages: 100

Sir Griffin Barry leapt out of the bedchamber window at age seventeen after a very disappointing wedding night, drank a bit too much at the pub and woke to find that he'd joined the crew of a pirate ship! Years later, he has become one of the most feared pirates on the high seas, piloting the Flying Poppy, a ship he named after the wife whom he fondly (if vaguely) remembers.

What happens when a pirate decides to come home to his wife — if she is his wife — given that the marriage was never consummated? And what happens when that pirate strolls through his front door and is met by... well, that's a surprise!

A short pirate novella with a blurb that just makes me want to read this ASAP! Aaaand this series is based on fairy tales! Sign me up! After a disappointing and unconsummated wedding night at the age of seventeen, Sir Griffin Barry jumped out of his bedchamber window and joined a pirate ship crew after getting sloshed and grows to become a fearful pirate over the years. After his long absence at sea, he decides to come back to claim his wife…

Wow this sounds like absolute awesome romance chaos and drama! A must read now!

About Eloisa James

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers. Her novels have been published to great acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa’s very first book that she “found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; later People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers’ Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best-seller lists.

After graduating from Harvard University, Eloisa got an M.Phil. from Oxford University, a Ph.D. from Yale and eventually became a Shakespeare professor, publishing an academic book with Oxford University Press. Currently she is an associate professor and head of the Creative Writing program at Fordham University in New York City. Her “double life” is a source of fascination to the media and her readers. In her professorial guise, she’s written a New York Times op-ed defending romance, as well as articles published everywhere from women’s magazines such as More to writers’ journals such as the Romance Writers’ Report.

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