Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fortune's Mistress (Fortune Trilogy, #1)” as Want to Read:
Fortune's Mistress (Fortune Trilogy, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Fortune's Mistress (Fortune Trilogy #1)

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Chains of iron bind them together in the shadow of the gallows -- an earthy, flame-haired beauty branded as a witch... and a condemned privateer, the dashing illegitimate son of King Charles II. Yet Lacy Bennett and James Black are not destined to die by the hangman's noose -- and escape instead onto a ship bound for the Caribbean... and a hidden fortune in gold. But grave ...more
Paperback, 371 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by Avon Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Fortune's Mistress, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Fortune's Mistress

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 95)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Misfit
London, England Autumn 1672 Lacy Bennett stepped from the dank shadows of Newgate Prison into the bright September morning.

And finds herself chained to condemned pirate John Black and on their way to the hangman at Tyburn Hill.

“Where are your friends? Late won’t cut it. We’re deep in shit, woman.”

I don't think it will come as any surprise, but the two do manage to get away, break their chains and they're on the run. James' plans didn't include Lacy, but things happen on they're on the way to th
...more
Regan Walker
Well told, Wonderful and Exciting Pirate & Privateer Saga!

This is the first in French’s “Fortune trilogy” and it’s one pirate tale not to be missed! Set in England and the Caribbean in 1672, the story begins as Lacy Bennett, marked as a witch, is bound for Tyburn gallows in London. When the guards worry that a pirate, James Black, one of the prisoners, may try and escape, they chain him to Lacy. However, Lacy has an escape plan of her own. Lacy’s brothers come to her rescue and create a dist
...more
Kathleen Ruggio
Great Story

This was an action packed, fast paced book about two people who escape the gallows and fall in love. Their relationship was of the tumultuous variety but had a very steamy love life as they seek a sunken treasure. I have read most of Judith French's books and none have ever let me down. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It's a real page turner and had me hooked right from the first page. I look forward to the next two in the trilogy.
Astuti Asti
Apr 13, 2015 Astuti Asti marked it as to-read
saya ingin membaca novel fortune's mistress dalam bentuk pdf
Omefa Garraway
this book was extremely explicit itmade me aware of things i wasnt even aware of......... inspite of all that it was very informative to me it made me aware of so many details of the 16 century life that i wasnt aware of , like how men and women co existed with each other.......it also was very informative about the geographical side of the 16 century it was very intresting to learn about the land and the seas back in the 1600s.......i loved the book :)
Melissa Thompson
Melissa Thompson marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2015
Dendera
Dendera marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2015
Kelly
Kelly marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2015
Katie Kuykendall
Katie Kuykendall marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2015
Jamie
Jamie marked it as to-read
May 07, 2015
Sharon
Sharon marked it as to-read
May 05, 2015
Ashe
Ashe marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2015
Ashley
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2015
Shelley
Shelley marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2015
Elisha Lapointe
Elisha Lapointe marked it as to-read
Jan 05, 2015
Trisha Lovell
Trisha Lovell marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2014
Natalie Ryabenko
Natalie Ryabenko marked it as to-read
Sep 04, 2014
JadedlilFecker
JadedlilFecker marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2014
Nancy
Nancy marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

Fortune Trilogy (3 books)
  • Fortune's Flame (Fortune Trilogy, #2)
  • Fortune's Bride (Fortune Trilogy, #3)
The Conqueror (Alexander Trilogy, #1) The Barbarian (Alexander Trilogy, #2) The Warrior (Alexander Trilogy, #3) Rachel's Choice Blood Kin

Share This Book