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Week # 6
Today I have USA Today Best-selling author Ruth A. Casie sharing an excerpt from her latest book, The Pirate's Jewel!
You can find my excerpt on her blog here: http://ruthacasie.blogspot.co.uk
Commenters on Ruth's excerpt each week will be entered into a drawing for a free digital copy of
THE MAXWELL GHOST.
The Pirate’s Jewel – part of Pirates of Britannia
He had walked away from women before, but never with remorse, never with his heart broken.
Wesley Reynolds will do anything to avenge his family’s banishment from Dundhragon Castle
even throw in with the notorious pirate, MacAlpin. His plan, ruin Lord Ewan’s trading network.
He has a more devious plan for his father’s ‘best friend,’ the man who abandoned them at the
eleventh hour. He’ll ruin the man’s most precious jewel, his daughter Darla. Wesley’s so close to
ruining the trade network and succeeding he can almost taste it, but revenge is not nearly as
sweet as Darla’s kisses.
Darla Maxwell, beloved by her parents has no prospects of marriage. Her father and Lord Ewan
search to find her the right husband. Darla’s special gifts are frightening to many. She has visions
that often come true. The murky image of a man haunts her, she’s sure it’s Lord Ewan’s soon-to-
be son-in-law, but the vision morphs when she meets Wesley. The meaning couldn’t be any
clearer to her, her destiny lies with Wesley.
When revelations surface indicating Wesley has been deceived and his revenge misplaced. Will
he find the truth of what really happened to his family in time to stop the pirates? Will Darla ever
forgive him? Will he ever forgive himself?
He made his way between the crates where he could still see and hear what was happening. It would be better for everyone if Lord Ewan didn’t catch sight of him.
The two men came out of the aft-castle.
“You know we have enjoyed having Darla with us,” Lord Ewan said. Maxwell walked him to the wagon.
“She insists on coming home with me. I hate to disappoint her,” Maxwell said.
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The excerpt continues! Next week Ruth will be on Barbara Bettis' blog: http://barbarabettis.blogspot.co.uk
I will be with Lane McFarland: http://lanemcfarland.com/blog/
Don’t forget, commenters each week will be entered into a drawing for a free digital copy of THE MAXWELL GHOST.
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