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The Pirate Lord (Lord Trilogy #1)

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A Splendid Opportunity

A shipload of women--theirs for the taking! Pirate captain Gideon Horn couldn't be more delighted. His men are tired of wandering the high seas and want to settle down with wives on the uncharted island paradise they've discovered. And the women are bound to be grateful to be rescued from the life of drudgery awaiting them in New South Wales . . .

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ebook, 384 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published April 1998)
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Julie (jjmachshev)
Reviewed for queuemyreview.com; reprint

Ahoy there! Sorry…I just finished “The Pirate Lord” re-release of the 1998 novel by Sabrina Jeffries and I’m having a bit of a problem coming back to this reality. There’s just something about a man with a bandanna and an earring…and maybe a parrot…ooh, and a sword…a really, really, BIG sword! Ahem, excuse me. It’s that whole reality thing again. So anyway, hot pirates ahead (check out the new cover, mmmmmm, delicious). And lots of humor and witty dialogue...more
Carol *Young at Heart Oldie*
It didn’t quite know what to expect from this book. I must admit that I anticipated a swashbuckling adventure like those old Errol Flynn movies but its storyline definitely leaned more towards Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Not a bad thing because that’s one of my all-time favourite movies!

Captain Gideon Horn, the notorious Pirate Lord, and his crew of not-such-cutthroat pirates, are keen to settle down to a life of domestic bliss on an island paradise. All they need now are wives! Kidnapping...more
Crista
This is a great start to the "Lord" series by Sabrina Jeffries. I have to admit that I am a sucker for pirate books. My favorite is the Pirate Prince by Gaelen Foley, but this one is a close second.

I really liked this heroine. She had the perfect balance of strength, vulnerability, and goodness. Sara is a reformer. She is one that seeks to make a difference in the lives of hurting people around her. She is not shallow, materialistic, and selfish. She is a giver. It is these characteristics that...more
Pam
Wow...this was a fun book. I've read pirate books before but this ones different. Whoever heard of a bunch of pirates wanting to settle down and retire on their own uncharted island? Well that's what these pirates want to do. They only have one problem.....NO WOMEN to marry and start a family with. Their crazy solution...."Let's capture a women's convict ship bound for New South Wales." Only one fly in the ointment....Sara....the step sister to the Earl of Blackmore. She was on the ship with the...more
Evey
Oh my Gideon!

I loved this book so much! It was a really fast and nice read and I enjoyed it from beginning to end. I loved all the characters, especially Gideon (our super sexy captain), Sara and Silas. I even ended liking (kinda) Queenie!

The story isn't that much original, to be honest. It's about a pirates' crew that wants to leave piracy behind and get... Wives! So when they get to know about Chastity, a ship full of women. Captain Horn, aka Lord Pirate, has the idea of taking them all to the...more
Blu
This is my first book by Sabrina Jeffries - but it won't be my last. "The Pirate Lord" has everything: intense sexual tension between the two main characters that leads to hot and steamy love scenes, engaging relationships between a colorful cast of secondary characters, quite a few tugs on the old heartstrings and more than plenty of laughs!

Gideon is one of the sexiest heroes I've read about in quite a while - the perfect pirate. And Sara's stubborness and strong will placed her in quite a few...more
Andrea Hussey
Spoilers*
The first page let me know just what I was in store for. She said she’d known a great many awkward moments in her 23 years, then proceeds to list only 3, not 1 of which is awkward. She filched biscuits from the grand kitchen. That’s not awkward in any way, shape or form. I’ve read idk how many books with situations like this, and it’s just pathetic. She fell in the fountain at her mother and stepfather’s wedding. That’s not awkward either, just clumsy and stupid. Then she introduced a l...more
Lauren
I really don't think pirate sex is like this.

-Pirates want to get married
-Pirates have issues with abandonment
-Pirates are incredibly romantic; when having sex with virgins, they constantly ask them if they are hurting them
-Pirates are actually attractive and do not smell bad
-Pirates like to tell small children stories and cuddle with them in bed

Best lines:
"Obey me, me lady, or I will brandish you with my saber." (He SO did not mean saber.)
"What on earth was she thinking, having a pirate carry h...more
Debbie
Living the life of a pirate takes a toll, Captain Gideon Horn known as the Pirate Lord, finally decided to settle down and live his life on an isolated Island. The crew agreed, all they needed was women to make their life complete. Stopping an English women convict transport would be just what they needed. Rescuing the convict women didn't go as planned because of the reformer, do-gooder Sara Willis. She was on board as the teacher of these women, trying to prepare them for going to the prison I...more
TJ
Gosh it's hard when Goodreads doesn't give the option of 1/2 stars. This one really is a 3 and 1/2. 3 just isn't quite enough and four seems a little too generous....Oh well, we'll be optimistic.

I really did enjoy the book. I had not read much of Sabrina Jeffries before and found her writing style to be smooth with the storyline flowing easily. I will assuredly pick up a few more of hers in the future. I guess it was the main characters that I just couldn't bring myself to love. I like that Sara...more
♡ Sassy ~ Amy ♡
This was a good first in series book. I will continue the series for sure!

A woman Sara is not quite a lady, but an adopted daughter of a lord. Her parents are both dead & she lives with her stepbrother who is an earl. Who cares? Right? LOL... anyway, she is some womens rights activist and she decides she is taking the ship ride to austrailia with women convicts to protect them from the sailors who will treat them as whores once their journey is well on their way.

What awaits them in Austrai...more
Dawn
I had been wanting to read this book for a long time and finally found a copy. Loved it. Even back then Sabrina Jeffries could spin a great tale.

Gideon is known as The Pirate Lord, a pirate who preyed on ships owned and transporting aristocrats. His mother had been an aristocrat and had left him as an infant with his father in America to return to her 'beloved' England. His father had treated him cruelly due to Gideon reminding his father of his mother and her betrayal of them both.

Sara is the...more
ies
Sukaaaa.... bukan cuma karena ini HR, tp karena karakter Heroine nya si Sarah bukan tipe cewe2 manja or cewe2 yg lemah saraf dudududu :P

*ngereview ah sekalian tunggu jam 12* hmpfh
Miss Sarah Willis, adik tiri seorang Earl, Earl of Blackmore (Jordan Hero buku ke 2 The Forbidden Lord) seorang reformis, masih sangat jarang pada masa itu seorang wanita bangsawan (meski adik tiri tp ttp saja mereka seperti saudara kandung yg saling menyayangi dan si Sarah jg ttp dididik sebagai seorang Lady) yang me...more
Sabrina Van Goethem
Sabrina Van Goethem marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2014
Eternal-Love78 Michelle Rossi's Reviews
Intrigue, Suspense, & Boundless Passion! An Absolute Page-Turner!

***Review is based on three quarters of completion***

I'm in the middle of reading, and I have to say it is without-a-doubt a spectacular novel!

Full of dramatic, insatiable, amorous scenes between Gideon & Sara, which have caused me to read every last tidbit I could before succumbing to slumber!

Well done Ms. Jeffries, I'm eagerly awaiting to discover the conclusion of what has occurred between Capt. Horn & Miss Willis,...more
Ruth
Quite entertaining story, with the hero's character well-developed, and an exciting, if unbelievable plot (this IS a pirate romance after all!). The heroine is missing maybe a small something in the character development area, but I like the way the author writes and it was a pleasant read, with no irritating passages, which some books have. The secondary characters could easily have been more developed though. They were all rather interesting but not much was actually written about them.
Virginia
I had several false starts with this book. Mostly because I hate reformers and self-righteous characters and it seemed as if the female lead was both! Then in addition, it was a captivity narrative. *eyerolls* Thankfully, the story turned much better and more interesting than I expected.
Nura
covernya ga banget! mendingan pajang jack sparrow deh. plotnya agak2 maksa. ceritanya sih tentang pirate, tapi ga ada pertempuran sama sekali.
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Dengan senag hati gw milih nge-ripiu pake cover yg in sajo meski yg gw baca edisi terjemahannya, heheheheeeee.....

SUEGERRR SUEEEEGEEERRRR kan kalo pake gambar Gideon yg ini ?? --> getok pake ulekan kl mpe gak !!!

Alkisah tersebutlah Sara Wilis, adik tiri Jordan, Earl of Blackmore yang berjiwa reformis abis warisan dari sang ibu.
Saking refomisnya, si Jordan sampe kewalahan menghadapi tingkah polah si Sara ini yg sulit di atur sesuai tingkat derajat keluarga bangsawan.

Meski kewalahan ngadepin ad...more
Charlotte
This romance definitely have an old skool style to it, which made it hard to grade as I'm not fond of that type of romance. But the last part of the story was quite good.

The book starts off on the wrong foot with a TSTL heroine move. She wants to sail to Australia on a convict ship as a part of her charity work. This is stupidly dangerous - she is almost guaranteed rape, starvation or disease. But off she goes - she is well aware of the danger, she claims. Yet she acts all shocked - shocked! - w...more
Moriah
I had some issues with this book, so much that I almost DNFd it. Now, I finished this some time ago, so I won't have many of the things that bugged me, but one thing that stands out: the hero was a complete idiot.

He's a pirate captain. He's been preying on British ships for years and is feared throughout the seven seas. But I just don't know how he got that way without either killing himself or getting caught because he just doesn't think things through very well. Also, he goes practically catat...more
Suzanne the Mighty (Under the Covers Book blog)
Jul 04, 2010 Suzanne the Mighty (Under the Covers Book blog) rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Historical Romance buffs; bad boys with a tortured past fanatics; pirate lovers!
Miss Sara Willis, the Earl of Blackmore’s step-sister, is a reformist, and as such, she has decided that she is going to accompany and become the champion of the unfairly convicted women convicts who are being transported to Australia for their meagre and desperate crimes. However, she doesn’t count on her and the convict women being kidnapped by the infamous Pirate Lord, Captain Gideon Horn, who no doubt will use them for despicable purposes. But Sara can’t help but notice that Captain Horn’s p...more
Felita Hardigaloeh
komen :

#ceritanya terlalu kebetulan. di mana para bajak laut mantan mencari sekelompok wanita untuk dijadiin istri. mereka akan tinggal di kepulauan Utopia mirip Atlantis membentuk koloni baru. saat mereka mencari di sebuah kepulauan....eh....ternyata ada kapal yg mendarat yg berisi tawanan wanita dari Inggris untuk dikirim ke Australia. jadilah para bajak laut itu menyobatase dan menculik para wanita.

#Gideon, sang kapten sepenuhnya percaya sombong bahwa para tawanan wanita itu akan dengan senan...more
JoAnn
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Thenia
A very satisfying read!

Sara does not quite fit in, she is neither a noble nor a commoner and she spends most of her time trying to help people. In one such effort, she joins a ship full of convict women on their way to Australia to spend their sentences, determined to see firsthand the conditions they are kept under on the journey and help them as much as she can.

Gideon is an infamous pirate who targets mostly English noblemen, but has a different target in mind when he captures the convict ship...more
Jill Dunlop
The Pirate Lord is the first book in Sabrina Jeffries Lord Trilogy. Sara Willis, Stepdaughter to the late Earl of Blackmore, has devoted her life to helping those less fortunate than her. She learns that a group of women convicts are being shipped to New South Wales. Despite her brother's opposition Sara obtains passage on the ship as a schoolteacher. Shortly after passage Sara's boat is taken by a group of pirates. The Captain Gideon Horn learns that the ship is full of women and gets the brill...more
Marie
Bintang 3.
Buku 1 seri Lord Trilogy.

Pertama baca sudah jatuh hati pada karakter sang kakak, Jordan, Earl of Blackmore yg penuh perhatian dan kasih sayang pada saudari tirinya, Sara. Sampai sampai si Jordan ini mengusulkan untuk menikahi saudari tirinya itu hanya untuk mencegah Sara ikut dalam pelayaran kapal yg penuh berisi wanita narapidana menuju New South Wales.

Miss Sara Willis, adik tiri Earl Blacmore adalah seorang reformis yg keras kepala dan memiliki niat mengubah tatanan dunia para wanita...more
Yulia Anggraini
radarq langsung memilih jordan sebagai pria fav d seri in.... ;p
udah naksir dy sejak pertama kli nongol...hehe...g sabaaaar nunggu giliranx... ><

saat tw ide gila sara yg ingin berangkat dengan kapal yg membawa narapidana wanita k australia jordan marah besar, orang tua mereka sudah meninggal n hanya tinggal mereka berdua...bagaimana mungkin jordan membiarkan adikx melakukan hal gila tersebut... walaupun sara n jordan cm saudara tiri tp mereka saling menyayangi...setelah suami pertama ibu s...more
Sabrina (Soter) Sally
Avevo voglia di leggere un bel romance sui pirati e ancora una volta la Jeffries non mi ha deluso. La trama è decisamente insolita e in parte anche un pò irrealistica: com'è possibile che una fanciulla nobile sorella di un conte (seppur per adozione e non per nascita) possa davvero partire su una nave piena di detenute? per non parlare della sua irrealistica convinzione di poter tenere a bada gli abusi dei marinai solo con la sua presenza (se non fosse per il marinaio inviato dal fratello per pr...more
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Sabrina Jeffries is the NYT bestselling author of 36 novels and 9 works of short fiction (some written under the pseudonyms Deborah Martin and Deborah Nicholas). Whatever time not spent writing in a coffee-fueled haze of dreams and madness is spent traveling with her husband and adult autistic son or indulging in one of her passions—jigsaw puzzles, chocolate, and music. With over 7 million books i...more
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“God knew she was a troublesome wench, with a tongue that could strip the barnacles off a ship's hull.” 4 likes
“He was as temptingly made as the first Adam must have been. God hadn't shirked his duties when creating Gideon Horn. No, indeed. In fact, she wondered if God hadn't put just a jot too much effort into it. He should have given the man something more useful than good looks and a treacherous charm. Humility, for example.
She tried to imagine a humble Gideon, but it was impossible. Such a creature would be beyond even the Almighty's powers of imagination.”
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