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Black John

(Isla Sagrario #1)

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Former pirate Juan “Black John” de Avila has found a home on Isla Sagrario, a safe haven for men who desire other men. When Jacob, the lover he thought had died, washes ashore after a shipwreck, Juan believes he’s been given a second chance at love. But Jacob Bellamy thinks the safety of Sagrario is an illusion, one that will come to a brutal end should their enemies ever ...more
Kindle Edition, Second, 35 pages
Published January 28th 2017 by Piping Hot Books
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Stella ╰☆╮╰☆╮
I am so happy Piper Vaughn re-published this story, I missed it when it was first released in the Cross Bones anthology. Althought Black John is very short, I have to say it conqueered me and I liked it very much. Of course I'm curious and I would love to know more about the MCs and the second one too. I'm going to read the next book in the Isla Sagrario series, Love Rising now. ...more
Alex (HEABookNerd)
Rating: 2 stars - it was ok

**Reader Safety**
- Brief reference to hero being held prisoner and tortured
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Even though Juan “Black John” de Avila, of ‘Black John by Piper Vaughn’, thinks he is dead, he still yearns for his lover, Jacob. It is almost beyond belief when Jacob washes up on the shores of Sagrario, in bad shape, but alive.

Juan hopes that he and Jacob can pick up where they left off, but Jacob says that what they had was just a passing thing and he is over it. He does not believe that any place where they can be free to express their love can last for any length of time. For Juan, it is mu
Jul 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Awesome Story

Another short masterpiece from Piper Vaughn, this time with pirates. I loved this lost love's being reunited, thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Piper Vaughn is a queer Latinx author and longtime romance reader. Since writing their first love story at age eleven, they’ve known writing in some form was exactly what they wanted to do. A reader to the core, Piper loves nothing more than getting lost in a great book.

Piper grew up in a diverse neighborhood in Chicago and loves putting faces and characters of every ethnicity in their stories, ma

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