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The Pirate (Ladies and Legends #1)

3.63  ·  Rating Details  ·  938 Ratings  ·  20 Reviews
Katherine Inskip’s life is at a complete standstill. She’s overworked, stressed out and feeling blasé about love — a bad state for the author of historical romances to find herself in. A vacation is what she needs — sun, sand and relaxation.

But on a beautiful South Seas island, Kate finds a whole lot more than she’d bargained for. Jared Hawthorne, owner of
Paperback, 248 pages
Published May 6th 1998 by Mira Books (first published 1990)
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Anna Erishkigal
Mar 30, 2013 Anna Erishkigal rated it it was ok
An exciting, rich, handsome hero who's the great-grandson of a pirate. Tropical island. Crumbling castle. Mystery. So why only two stars? The heroine, although feisty, was just so MEAN to everybody. This was the biggest 'Mary Sue' heroine I've read since my 9-year-old's third-grade writing assignment. The way they got together was just ... okay ... lets get together. There was no rhyme or reason for it. The hero was okay ... I think I would have liked him more if he hadn't let himself be such a ...more
Oct 06, 2015 Elena rated it it was ok
This one was just wishy-washy... Neither a good romance, nor a good mystery. The heroine was just mean and bitchy, while the hero was an as*hole most of the time!!
In the book's defense - i got stuck with an ABRIDGED version AGAIN! So i will try to find a full length one soon... Why do abridged books even exist?! If you are too lazy to read a book - then just don't read it, don't have someone re-tell you the short version of it!!
Aurian Booklover
Mar 11, 2014 Aurian Booklover rated it really liked it
Historical romance author Katherine Inskip has just returned from a book promotion tour, and is exhausted. She has been working non stop for two years now, and so her two best friends intervene. They have booked a tropical vacation for her, a month in a nice resort on a tropical island. And so Kate has no choice but to, as they practically put her on the plane themselves.
What Kate does not expect is to find the hero of her last pirate book come alive, and sweeping her of her feet.
Jared Hawthor
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Oct 25, 2015 Diane ~Firefly~ rated it really liked it
It's like hanging out with an old friend. I love the interactions between Kate and Jared as well as between Kate and David. Fun story with a prickly heroine and a stubborn hero on a gorgeous island resort. I also love how the staff bets on everything.
Jun 20, 2008 Connie rated it it was amazing
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Such a great love story about an over worked, over stressed romance writer and an amazing, dashing resort owning man. Who just happens to be the spitting image of the hero in all the novels. Great love story, ok adventure to keep you guessing.
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Jayne Ann Krentz ...: The Pirate (1990) Book 1 4 4 Apr 16, 2013 09:55PM  
  • A Man's Protection
  • Worth the Risk (2 stories in 1 book)
  • Whirlwind Courtship + High Energy
The author of over 50 consecutive New York Times bestsellers, JAYNE ANN KRENTZ writes romantic-suspense in three different worlds: Contemporary (as Jayne Ann Krentz), historical (as Amanda Quick) and futuristic (as Jayne Castle). There are over 30 million copies of her books in print.

She earned a B.A. in History from the University of California at Santa Cruz and went on to obtain a Masters degre
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