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An Officer But No Gentleman

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After a fire burns down their home, motherless Charlie Sinclair, age 6, is taken aboard his father’s ship and, over the years, works his way up to the rank of second mate. But Charlie has a secret. He’s not the captain’s son … she’s his daughter and she’s tough as nails but completely ignorant about life on land. She longs for love, but knows she can never find love unless ...more
Kindle Edition, 385 pages
Published April 5th 2014 (first published January 1st 2012)
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Celestine
May 13, 2015 Celestine rated it really liked it
There are a lot of comments in the reviews of this book about the grammar and the anachronistic use of modern language. I have to say, neither of those things bothered me, and perhaps that is because (whether it is right or not) I tend to set my standards a little lower for Kindle Unlimited offerings. However, I am a big believer in "sample" reading, and this book's lead-in sucked me right to the "read for free" button. The premise of the story is a little unbelievable, with a 22-year old woman ...more
Jo Iles
May 17, 2014 Jo Iles rated it liked it
Charlie Sinclair is a likable main protagonist and the story has a nice flow and good pacing. The plot develops well and it's easy for the reader to hope and wish for Charlie's happily ever after.

Personally, I found too many typing and grammatical errors in the book, particularly in the last third. It just got annoying. It could have done with another couple of read-throughs from the author. Also, life on board the Arcadia and the Dragon's Lair seem to have been well-researched but there wasn't
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Tonileg
Naval historical American romance set on the high seas (for the most part) with a cross dressing young lady and a sexy pirate with a big family.
Miss/Mr. Charlie Sinclair has mostly grown up on her father's ship, she earned her way through the ranks until the awful day that her father is killed and then she is stolen on to the pirate, Captain Jaxon Bloodworthy's very fast modern ship. I really liked tough smart Charlie and her best friend, Monty. But there was too much back and forth lies, confro
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Gabby Gilliam
May 12, 2014 Gabby Gilliam rated it really liked it
I really loved the storyline for this novel. Nothing makes for an interesting romance like cross-dressing or long confinements at sea. The reason I cannot give this five stars is entirely grammatical. There are multiple misspellings in the text. The characters also use the endearment, 'baby', which threw me off because it seems so out of place for this time period. That being said, it is a delightful story and a very enjoyable read.
Rachel
Oct 10, 2015 Rachel rated it liked it
Cute

This was a cute read. The characters are easily likable or disliked and the plot was pretty straightforward. My only complaint would be timing of reveals, I would have liked it more if certain things hadn't been revealed so quickly.
Michele
Aug 27, 2016 Michele rated it it was amazing
Shelves: top-shelf
Loved this book, Charlie is great. The story is well told and had me believing it could happen. The romance is wonderful, I couldn't put this book down and read through the wee hours.
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