The lady's command: Adventurers Quartet Series, Book 1

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How does marriage work? If convention is set aside and is no longer there to guide…what then? Stephanie Laurens, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the beloved Cynster novels, brings you THE ADVENTURERS QUARTET, a riveting blend of Regency-era high seas adventure, a mystery shrouded in the heat of tropical jungles, and the passionate romances of four couples and their unexpected journeys into love. The instant Captain Declan Frobisher laid eyes on Lady Edwina Delbraith, he knew she was the lady he wanted as his wife. The scion of a seafaring dynasty accustomed to success, he discovered that wooing Edwina was surprisingly straightforward--not least because she made it plain that she wanted him as much as he wanted her. Declan's vision of marriage was of a gently-reared wife to grace his arm, to manage his household, and to bear his children. He assumed that household, children, and wife would remain safely in England while he continued his life as an explorer sailing the high seas. Declan got his wish--up to a point. He and Edwina were wed. As for the rest--his vision of marriage... Aunt of the young Duke of Ridgware and sister of the mysterious man known as Neville Roscoe, London's gambling king, even before the knot was tied Edwina shattered the illusion that her character is as delicate, ethereal, and fragile as her appearance suggests. Far from adhering to orthodox mores, she and her ducal family are even more unconventional than the Frobishers. Beneath her fairy-princess exterior, Edwina possesses a spine of steel--one that might bend, but will never break. Born to the purple--born to rule--she's determined to rule her life. With Declan's ring on her finger, that means forging a marriage that meets her needs as well as his. But bare weeks into their honeymoon, Declan is required to sail to West Africa. Edwina decides she must accompany him. A secret mission with unknown villains flings unexpected dangers into their path as Declan and Edwina discover that meeting the challenge of making an unconventional marriage work requires something they both possess--bold and adventurous hearts. The first voyage is one of exploration, the second one of discovery. The third journey brings maturity, while the fourth is a voyage of second chances. Start the journey here and follow the adventure, the mystery, and the romances to the cataclysmic end. Praise for the works of Stephanie Laurens "Stephanie Laurens' heroines are marvelous tributes to Georgette Heyer: feisty and strong." -- Cathy Kelly "Stephanie Laurens never fails to entertain and charm her readers with vibrant plots, snappy dialogue, and unforgettable characters." -- Historical Romance Reviews "Stephanie Laurens plays into readers' fantasies like a master and claims their hearts time and again." -- Romantic Times Magazine
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subject_facet Audiobooks, British -- Africa, West -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Australian, Husband and wife -- Fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction, Large type books, London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Love stories, Australian, Missing persons -- Fiction, Newlyweds -- Fiction, Nobility -- Fiction, Regency fiction, American, Seafaring life -- Fiction, Ship captains -- Fiction, Stowaways -- Fiction
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title_full The Lady's Command, The Lady's Command Adventurers Quartet Series, Book 1, The Lady's command [sound recording] / Stephanie Laurens, The lady's command / Stephanie Laurens, The lady's command [text (large print)] / Stephanie Laurens
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