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Tides Of Love

3.43 of 5 stars 3.43  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The violent sea threw them together only to tear them apart yet again...
Out of a band of violent men, shipwreckers all, came Marianna Harper - a girl so unkempt that her budding beauty barely showed. In the deep fog of the night, she salvaged a delicate prize from the sea - Phillip Courtwright. The most beautiful man she had ever seen. Together they loved and to protect th
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Published February 1982 by Bantam Books (first published May 1981)
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I remember reading this book in my late teens and loving it. I bought it as a hardback and read it in the early 80s. I can't remember the character's names, but I remember the story clearly. Very good romantic novel.

Oh, I just remembered something else. Alan Parson's Project had a song called 'Time' that came out about the same time. I used to play this while I read the book. The lyrics were very appropriate with the book I think.
Heather *live on coffee and flowers*
I found this in a box of my mom's old books. I don't really read romances anymore, but this line on the back convinced me to give it a try:

"Together they loved and to protect their love—and lives—they killed."

So I was like, "Whaaaat? The heroine goes on a killing spree in this book? Hell. Yes." Unfortunately, that's not what happened. This is about as predictable as any other romance. It's too boring for me. I don't need to finish it.
When I was still reading "lust in the dust" romances, this was one of my favorites! I loved all of Patrica Matthews' books.
Nenia Campbell
You can read more of my reviews, faster, at my blog, The Armchair Librarian.

I'm pretty new to the bodice ripper genre, so I've been stockpiling a hoard of vintage romances and gothics in order to get better acquainted. Now that I've finally got some time to myself I intend to go on a mass reading and reviewing spree. TIDES OF LOVE was the first on my list, and man, is it a doozy.

Shipwrecks, rape, more rape, murder, shanghais, pursuit, love triangles, revenge, naughty island girls, court hearings
Enjoy romance her novels always.
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Patricia Anne Klein Ernst Brisco Matthews
aka Patricia Ernst, P.A. Brisco, Patty Brisco, Pat A. Brisco, Pat Brisco, Patricia Matthews, Laura Wylie, Denise Matthews

Patricia Anne Klein Ernst was born on 1 July 1927 in San Fernando, California, USA, the daughter of Gladys Gable and Roy Oliver Ernst. Her mother enrolled her in the famous Meglin Kiddies school, but she recorded only two of her songs pro
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