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Samantha, a seamstress, stows away on a ship bound for Australia, disguised as a boy. Discovered by the ship's doctor, John Seacombe, she becomes his assistant. However, she rapidly finds that her growing feelings for Doctor John mean that her disguise is a hindrance, rather than a help. And when the feisty Estelle McEwan enters the scene, things become even more complicat ...more
Kindle Edition, 36 pages
Published August 8th 2014 by Amazon Kindle
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Missy
Oct 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: historicals
A nice light romance novella.

Sam was a gutsy gal as she disguised herself as a boy and set out on an adventure to a new life aboard a ship bound for the New World....Australia. In her disguise she becomes a helper to the nice goodlooking ship's doctor, John. She soon finds herself falling in love with him......but she is a man and can't gaze at him longing or express her devotion. All good things come to an end and she gets caught! Her lie is exposed and she fears that the good doctor now hates
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Aug 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Just the kind of light and enjoyable read one expects from a short story yet with a touch of romance and adventure. Another winning short story that I have read from this author!
Angela Withrow TheArdentReader
Mar 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Samantha wants to start a new life! Unfortunately, she had to start it out as a boy. She stowed away on a ship bound for Australia. She is quickly found out, but cooler heads prevail and she is enlisted to help the ships Dr. They do not know she is a girl, so she tried to keep that secret until they reach land.
During the time, she is helping the Dr. she has no place to sleep, so the natural thing, of course, is that she should share quarters with the Doctor. This is not a good idea, but she has
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Norma
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Very good story

Very good story

This was a very good, clean story. I enjoyed the story line but wish it had been a longer book.
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I'm a writer of women's fiction and romance. My longer works have been described as accessible character fiction, and my writing style has been said to be filmic. I also write shorter fiction in the genres of contemporary and historical romance.

My books are available from Smashwords, their retailers and Amazon.

'Brizecombe Hall,' 'Kitty' and 'High Sea' are novelettes set in Regency and Victorian En
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