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Her brother is missing, and she is determined to find him. She desperately needs help and turns to a sea captain who reluctantly agrees to help. They are two wounded individuals, thinking the love is beyond their reach, he is disfigured in an accident, she is blind. This story has alot of interesting twists, and characters who find the courage to risk it all for love.
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Set in 1780, Claire Aylesbury, a blind woman of privilege sets out to find her missing brother in the war-torn American colonies. Her search leads her to the captain of a mercenary ship, Rutger Grayson, a reclusive man whose battle scars frighten and repulse everyone but the Lady Claire. They embark on a journey together and find both adventure and passion along the way.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   poor loving rich    -   loving your bodyguard Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   love with a criminal Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes If one lover chases another...    -   she chases after him    -   they alternate Disability or addiction?    -   physical disability/sickness/injury

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   trader Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   angry    -   sensitive    -   scared    -   guilty

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   wealthy Effect of sexing    -   confused    -   a better lover    -   blissful    -   mature Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   50% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of sex    -   whips, chains, and leather products used Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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