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“Not for the faint hearted – Captain Blackwell pulls no punches! Prepare for a right roaring romp in the company of two of the most captivating characters in historical fiction.” - Alaric Bond, author of Turn A Blind Eye, and the Fighting Sail Series

Relive the pleasure of falling into the past with the author of Captain Blackwell’s Prize, in Volume II of Blackwell’s Adven
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Paperback, 300 pages
Published January 31st 2014 by Old Salt Press (first published January 8th 2014)
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Rick Spilman
Jan 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Her previous novel,"Captain Blackwell’s Prize" falls equally well in the categories of nautical adventure and historical romance. It is the sort of novel that readers of C.S. Forester and Patrick O’Brian can enjoy along with fans of Jane Austen and Daphne du Maurier." Ulett continues this balance between adventure and romance in Blackwell's Paradise, with Captain James Blackwell and his wife, Mercedes, beginning on a Royal Navy frigate, sailing on a mission to the Pacific, and continuing, somewh ...more
Melissa
Dec 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Blackwell's Paradise is the second installment in V.E. Ulett's Captain Blackwell series. At the heart of this series, which is set primarily on the high seas in the early 19th century, is Royal Navy Captain James Blackwell and his wife Mercedes. In Blackwell's Paradise, Captain Blackwell, his crew, and Mercedes find themselves headed for the Pacific on a mission of exploration. But as Blackwell's ship approaches the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), an ill-fated mishap has disastrous consequences for b ...more
Meg - A Bookish Affair
"Blackwell's Paradise" is the second book in V.E. Ulett's Blackwell's Adventures series. This was another exciting addition to Captain Blackwell's tales and I am already looking forward to more (will there be more? please!). Although this is a second book in the series, this book works as a standalone but you should really read the first book in the series if you like historical fiction, romance, and adventure.

You have to love an adventure on the high seas. There is so much excitement and so muc
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Julie Rose
Mar 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
What a treat to spend time with Blackwell and Mercedes again. Not only was this an exciting story, it was filled with the fascinating culture and history of Hawai'i. Thoroughly entertaining, and I learned so much as well!
Erin Al-Mehairi
Jul 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
I recently had the pleasure of reading Volume III of V.E. Ulett’s Blackwell’s Adventure series. In Blackwell’s Homecoming, she takes to the sea once again and highlights the drama of the Georgian Age.

In this adventure, Blackwell and his family, which now includes grown children, return to England, but quickly get caught up in the drama and society demands of the day. He’s called away and wounded, saved by his son, who is also now in the Royal Navy, and returns to take a position that leads them
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Margaret
Jul 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Blackwell's Paradise is the second book in V.E. Ulett's Blackwell's Adventure Series. Though I haven't read the first, Captain Blackwell's Prize, I had no problems following the storyline here.

Blackwell's Paradise takes place on the high seas in and around Hawaii. There is a nice balance here between adventure and historical romance, which meshed together nicely. This is my first time reading V.E. Ulett and I was impressed. She gave a vivd picture of life not just the sea but the Hawaiian Island
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Cynthia
Mar 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
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A pirate adventure filled with likable characters, that spans from the stuffy courtrooms of 19th century Georgian London to the tropical islands of the Great South Sea, where bigger than life Captain James Blackwell, and his wife Mercedes, their little son Edward, and the captain’s island by-blow Aloka struggle for survival, and navigate the turns of this twisty plot. A fun, erotic, ofttimes humorous read. Recommended for readers who like seafaring adventures, light erotica/romance, English Nava ...more
Kaite
Apr 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I won a free copy from the Goodreads First Reads Giveaway Program and think that it interesting. I would recommend it to everyone.
Linda Ulleseit
May 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great characters continuing from book one. I particularly enjoyed the descriptions of life and people of the Hawaiian islands.
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Nov 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The writing style seems somewhat awkward. A good mixture of nautical adventure and romance.
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V.E. Ulett is a long time resident of California, but spends most of her time in a romantic nineteenth century world of airships and adventure. When she isn't head down in a first hand account of capture by pirates, battle at sea, or experimental flight, V.E. is an ordinary Silicon Valley warrior. Rare leisure hours are spent with her own small Hell-Cats.
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Other books in the series

Blackwell's Adventures (3 books)
  • Captain Blackwell's Prize (Blackwell's Adventures, #1)
  • Blackwell's Homecoming (Blackwell's Adventures, #3)