Ten Ruby Trick (Pirates of Estovan #1)
Privateer Van Gast thrills in capturing treasure; delights in pulling off elaborate scams; and has an outrageous reputation with the ladies. But there is only one woman for him: fellow privateer Josieseductive, brave and unpredictable. He's hoping to make their relationship permanent, until he raids the wrong ship. Now slavers are stalking him, his crew is verging on muti...more
(view spoiler)[I bought this in March at Diesel books, tempted by their ridiculously low pricing. It was the first time I bought at Diesel books - I had been eye...more
Reviewed By Robin
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I found this intriguing book to be a very nice blend of fantasy, romance and swashbuckling adventures. Ms. Knight does a really good job of mixing this all together and still making her characters very strong and believable. She weaves a very complex/complicated storyline around three main characters.
This alternate universe that she brings to life has us on a fast paced adventure, although grim at times, it lea...more
I liked the story, I liked the characters, I liked how the story progressed but something about it all just didn't allow me to get fully absorbed into the book. The writing was good, very descriptive but not overly done, there was romance, action, adventure - everything I normally like. The characters were done well, but somehone I just couldn't get myself invested in them. All in all a good book, but maybe just didn't suit my personal preferences.
I love Pratchett, Cherryh, Gaimen to name but a few, but heck I'll give anyone a go.