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Captain's Surrender
     

Captain's Surrender

3.8 28
by Alex Beecroft
 

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Ambitious and handsome, Joshua Andrews had always valued his life too much to take unnecessary risks. Then he laid eyes on the elegant picture of perfection that is Peter Kenyon.

Soon to be promoted to captain, Peter Kenyon is the darling of the Bermuda garrison. With a string of successes behind him and a suitable bride lined up to share his future, Peter seems

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Ambitious and handsome, Joshua Andrews had always valued his life too much to take unnecessary risks. Then he laid eyes on the elegant picture of perfection that is Peter Kenyon.

Soon to be promoted to captain, Peter Kenyon is the darling of the Bermuda garrison. With a string of successes behind him and a suitable bride lined up to share his future, Peter seems completely out of reach to Joshua.

But when the two men are thrown together to serve during a long voyage under a sadistic commander with a mutinous crew, they discover unexpected friendship. As the tension on board their vessel heats up, the closeness they feel for one another intensifies and both officers find themselves unable to reign in their passion.

Let yourself be transported back to a time when love between two men in the British Navy was punishable by death, and to a story about love, about honor, but most of all, about a Captain's Surrender.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Thrilling! On every level, Captain’s Surrender is thrilling. Alex Beecroft spins image, voice, character, setting, and story into a captivating whole, accomplishing the rare feat of inducing in the reader a forgetfulness that we are, indeed, reading.”
~ Rainbow Reviews

“I can best sum up Captain’s Surrender as a book that left me craving more - not because the ending was lacking in any way, but because I just didn’t want it to end at all.”
~ All About Romance

“Now this is what I’m talking about. If you want a taste of what floats my boat when it comes to gay historical fiction, (no pun intended), then this is it.”
~ Speak Its Name

“Alex Beecroft has written a truly engrossing tale of life in the British Navy. The story is written with seamanship expertness that puts the reader in the middle of the action…. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to more from Alex Beecroft.”
~ Rainbow Reviews

“…a breathtaking and expertly written historical m/m romance. The author does a wonderful job of recreating the world of 1779 for the reader. I truly felt like I was transported back in time… The romance between these two men is complicated but also very sensual. The author has written a novel that is an exciting and satisfying blend of romance and adventure.”
~ Romance Junkies

“Adding in well-defined characters with a quick moving plot, this story delights on many levels, with elements of action, romance, culture, bigotry, and honor set across the oceans in a stunning tale that entrances from the beginning to the end. …The author has delivered a wonderfully crafted historical that is sure to please romance lovers.”
~ Manic Readers
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602020894
Publisher:
Linden Bay Romance
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 4.99(h) x 0.42(d)

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From the Publisher

“Thrilling! On every level, Captain’s Surrender is thrilling. Alex Beecroft spins image, voice, character, setting, and story into a captivating whole, accomplishing the rare feat of inducing in the reader a forgetfulness that we are, indeed, reading.”
~ Rainbow Reviews

“I can best sum up Captain’s Surrender as a book that left me craving more - not because the ending was lacking in any way, but because I just didn’t want it to end at all.”
~ All About Romance

“Now this is what I’m talking about. If you want a taste of what floats my boat when it comes to gay historical fiction, (no pun intended), then this is it.”
~ Speak Its Name

“Alex Beecroft has written a truly engrossing tale of life in the British Navy. The story is written with seamanship expertness that puts the reader in the middle of the action…. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and look forward to more from Alex Beecroft.”
~ Rainbow Reviews

“…a breathtaking and expertly written historical m/m romance. The author does a wonderful job of recreating the world of 1779 for the reader. I truly felt like I was transported back in time… The romance between these two men is complicated but also very sensual. The author has written a novel that is an exciting and satisfying blend of romance and adventure.”
~ Romance Junkies

“Adding in well-defined characters with a quick moving plot, this story delights on many levels, with elements of action, romance, culture, bigotry, and honor set across the oceans in a stunning tale that entrances from the beginning to the end. …The author has delivered a wonderfully crafted historical that is sure to please romance lovers.”
~ Manic Readers
 

Meet the Author

Alex Beecroft was born in Northern Ireland during the Troubles and grew up in the wild countryside of the English Peak District. She studied English and Philosophy before accepting employment with the Crown Court where she worked for a number of years.Now a stay-at-home mum and full time author, Alex lives with her husband and two children in a little village near Cambridge and tries to avoid being mistaken for a tourist.

Alex is only intermittently present in the real world.She has lead a Saxon shield wall into battle, toiled as a Georgian kitchen maid, and recently taken up an 800 year old form of English folk dance, but she still hasn't learned to operate a mobile phone.

Alex writes queer romance - that is, her main characters are typically gay, bisexual, transgender, pansexual or asexual men. Best known for historicals, she also writes Fantasy/SF and contemporary romance.
She is represented by Louise Fury of the Bent Agency.

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Captain's Surrender 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 27 reviews.
Gabbo More than 1 year ago
As an adventure story is pretty remarkable, as a romance novel not quite, and definitively, it is not erotica. Too many points of view (POV) made the reading experience a little tiresome for a romance. I understand why the author used many POVs, and why each character existed, although, as a romance novel too many characters' thoughts take away the closeness one would expect from the two heroes. Basically, I hope the heroes go to live with the natives at the end, for their own sake.
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