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Late 19th century, the Delaware coast. The Civil War is over, but slavery has not died. Heiress Elizabeth Harrison leaps from a slave ship where she has been held captive. Jack Light, a surfman with the Lifesaving Service, pulls her to safety and at her insistence hides her until she can return to her home. But LeFrank, the captain of the ship, is bent on selling her to ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by Lulu.com
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Sep 20, 2013 Rachael rated it it was amazing
The Kirkus Review of this book says it all: In this engaging debut novel of historical adventure, the first of a planned series, a man fights the dangers of the Atlantic and a conspiracy of white slave trading.
Jack Light is a surfman—a member of the United States Lifesaving Service, whose members risked their lives to save survivors of shipwrecks off the dangerous Atlantic Coast in the late 1800s. His life turns upside down when he rescues a wealthy young woman named Elizabeth Harrison, from her
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