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Captain James Templeton's orders from General Washington are clear. His target: Lord Bennington, a member of George III's Privy Council. The assignment: find Bennington's war plans. The risks: the future of the East Florida Colony, Jamie's life…and his heart. In spite of the dangers of their hopeless situation, he's fallen in love with Lady Marianne Moberly, Lord Benningto ...more
Kindle Edition, Love Inspired Historical #52, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historicals (first published 2010)
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MaryLu Tyndall
Jan 28, 2010 MaryLu Tyndall rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ms. Gouge's books just keep getting better and better. I absolutely adored this latest story of forbidden love. How can a lowly American ship captain ever hope to obtain the hand of a British Earl's daughter, especially when their two countries are at war? Set during the start of the American Revolution, this book has it all. Espionage, intrigue, romance, and adventure both on land and on sea. Complete with a happy ending that will leave you with a satisfied sigh. Louise Gouge's writing is like ...more
Margaret Metz
Feb 07, 2010 Margaret Metz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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You all know how much I love regencies. Look at this cover, can't you just imagine it in any Austen movie?

I finished it and ran to the computer to tell you all how much I loved this book! It is out on Kindle and will be available in print on March 16th. Order now. lol Everything you could ask for in a historical romance is bound up in this one story. A forbidden romance, gripping characters, an interesting story, action and adventure... Maybe they should make it into a movie. :o)

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Dina Sleiman
Feb 07, 2010 Dina Sleiman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My first impression upon picking up The Captain’s Lady by Louise M. Gouge was one of elegance. From the sophisticated cover, to the rich time period filled with elegant silks and powdered whigs, to the graceful writing style ringing of merry old England, everything about this novel bespoke culture and refinement. Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historicals are breaking out of the mold of prairie romances and westerns to explore interesting times and places that are sure to please. This book will easi ...more
JoAnn
Jan 23, 2011 JoAnn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christian, romance
It was very interesting to read this book set in the Georgian period (not Regency, though the same king) that takes place in both England and her rebellious colonies in America in the pivotal year of 1776. The book looks at class and politics and how a person of faith deals with both.

Captain Templeton encourages Lady Marianne to a deeper faith, saves the life of her brother Robert and leads him to the Lord and saves their young nephew from drowning and yet their father, Lord Bennington, himself
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Judy
Apr 16, 2011 Judy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The 2nd book in this series.

Jamie's cousin has married Fredrick Moberly. Fredrick runs his father's plantaion in East Florida. Jamie's family is part of the Revolution and he is partnering with Fredrick's father in England. Using his ship to deliver the produce and such from the plantation but also to spy. Lord Bennington is close with the King and any information Jamie can get from him unknowingly will help the Cause.

Jamie fell in love with Marianne Moberly last year but he realizes now there i
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Lynne
May 18, 2013 Lynne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A happy accident--having the winning raffle numbers--brought a trio of Louise's books into my world. I'm not into Christian fiction at all, and was not interested in Florida-based fiction. But what's a girl to do when she's gotta go and there's simply nothing else new to read around the house, save the free books she won? I did what any girl would to and grabbed one, heading for the "reading room". Half an hour later, a knock on the door signaled the arrival of someone else in need of the room; ...more
Michelle Griep
Jan 27, 2010 Michelle Griep rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Author Louise M. Gouge brings the regency era to life in The Captain’s Lady. She mixes historical detail in just the right amount, which makes this read educational as well as entertainment filled. Her attention to the sights and sounds of the late eighteenth century will make you feel as if you’re in jolly old England yourself.
My favorite character was Captain James Templeton. He’s the archetypal hero of strength and integrity…not to mention handsome. It’s no wonder the Lady Marianne falls fo
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Patsy
Apr 10, 2010 Patsy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: love-inspired
Louise did a great job in writing this book. You can tell she did a lot of research before writing it. Everything was so vivid I could just see it as if it were happening. Her discription of the clothing of that time period was awsome. The book starts out in 1776 in London, England, with Loyalist American, Captian James Templeton, meeting with Lady Marianne's papa. Was Captian Jamie there to proclaim his love for Lady Marianne or as a spy? (You'll have to read and see).It tells of the adventures ...more
Angela Holland
Mar 24, 2011 Angela Holland rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book. It was set in one of my favorite times periods - the revoluntionary war era. I like how the book was mostly set in England with an "American" and then moved to the US at the end. I also liked hearing a Christian's side of how they felt about what they had to do for their country. I also enjoyed the interaction between the two main characters - Jamie and Marianne. Very good book.
Barbara
The American Revolution is one of my favorite time periods, and this was a very enjoyable book. The main characters, Captain James Templeton and Lady Marianne Moberly, must make some important life decisions, and at times those decisions are based on only partial information. Their faith seems to grow as the conflicts increase, just as they might in real life.
Holly
Jun 30, 2010 Holly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was surprised with this book. Most Christian fiction books, portray the woman as a swooning crying short tempered little baby. I was more than happy with this read. It really excelled my expectations.
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Oct 20, 2010 IrenesBookReviews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love these kind of romance books. It has Lord's and Lady's in it! Good clean Christian romance.
Keekee Bird
Jun 15, 2010 Keekee Bird rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think it was even better than the first(and that is not easy)
Highland-dreamer
I enjoyed this book, and it even got me feeling a little patriotic! :)
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