Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts Series #1)

Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts Series #1)

by Annette Blair
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Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts Series #1) by Annette Blair

SEA SCOUNDREL, (Lady Patience, the uncut version.), Knave of Hearts, One of Four

Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived in America.

Penniless and stranded, she found a risky way to get home: Charge several rich Colonials to take their daughters to England and find them rich, titled husbands.

Only at ship's departure did she realize every motherwanted her daughter towed the same man, the Marquess of Andover. She’d surely be able to get an introduction.

On the journey, Captain Grant St. Benedict was anything but friendly. Just because her girls caused a few mishaps aboard ship?

Grant had never met a woman more irritating, or more desirable, than the Lady Patience Kendall. But however dangerous his interest, he couldn’t resist teaching the delicious distraction that independence was nothing to passion.

CAPTIVE SCOUNDREL, (Formerly Lady Faith.), Knave of Hearts, Book Two
PROPER SCOUNDREL (Formerly Scoundrel in Disguise), Knave of Hearts, Book Three
HOLY SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, Book Four

Review Quotes for SEA SCOUNDREL:

“The love story between the Captain and his lady is simply marvelous. The dialogue is witty and the girls’ shipboard antics will have you laughing out loud. Don’t miss this one.” Suzanne Coleburn, The Belles & Beaux of Romance

“This lighthearted romance interlaced with humorous, zany, shipboard antics, charming repartee, matchmaking, and sensual love scenes, will delight any lover of historical romance.” Sofia, Calico Trails Review

“Ms. Blair's writing is as smooth as a fine Kentucky bourbon. Sexy ... fun ... top notch entertainment. ” Debbie, Romance Reader at Heart

Product Details

BN ID: 2940044733121
Publisher: Annette Blair
Publication date: 05/11/2012
Series: Knave of Hearts , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 14,046
File size: 703 KB

About the Author

A New York Times best selling author for Penguin Books, Annette Blair left her job as a Development Director and Journalism Advisor at a private New England prep school to become a full time writer. At forty books and counting, she added cozy mysteries and bewitching romantic comedies to her award-winning Historical Romances. She also stepped into the amazing world of self-publishing, and so far, she’s enjoying the ride. Contact her at: To find out when a new book is available, sign up for Annette’s mailing list at:

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Sea Scoundrel (Lady Patience, the uncut version.), Knave of Hearts, One of Four 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 276 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most incredible book ive read. I have found my new favorite author, and book. Romance, witts, action, excitment, and unstoppsble page turning. I recoment this book for anyone above the age of 18. I felt that the romance scenes couldbe considered graphic for someone under that age, or someone would ne immature about it. Either eay, this book was incredible, and i recoment this author to anyone who likes a good romance, and entertaining battles of eitts and words.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this story. Grant and Patience both have had family issues when they were younger which jaded them when it comes to love and marriage. Their tale across the ocean on their way to England and the months that follow, will make you laugh and cry. Great sexual tension and a well written storyline make this book impossible to put down. Another winner by this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the first book I've read by Annette and I have purchased the rest in this series and also started The Rogues Club. I love her writing, you will laugh, cry, and stay up all night because you can't put down. Must read!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the charactors and the story! 644 pages
Joni78 More than 1 year ago
Gotta love Annette Blair whether it's witches, scoundrels, rogues, or anything else she does not disappoint. This was a great story!! I fell in love with the characters from the beginning. I cannot wait to read the next one of this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this book was hilarious!  laugh out loud funny characters and situations AND great story.  one minor point:  after the long buildup, it would have been nice to have the wedding night scene--not anything graphic but there was no payoff for sticking to the end!  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great plot and characters was my first time reading this author and like her style. Will look for more from this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was actually disappointed that the author didnt write about patience and grants wedding night. After all the writing building up to it, it was a total let down that she skipped right over the main event. It killed what could have been a great story. I felt cheated.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It started great. The theme, the characters, the plot... but somehow it fell apart, you stop feeling tne connection, the H-H issues become repetitive and the ending feels rushed. I also think I've read this book before or one very similar to it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story held my attention and was romantic and riveting. I had a hard time leaving it to go to work and other activities. Lady Patience was promised to a man in America and when she arrived he was dead. She meets and starts taking charge of 4 young women that she is assigned to find matches for back in England when she returns to England. The Captain the ship that she takes back to England is intriguing and Lady Patience and the Captain challenge each other constantly. When they get to England he finds a way to help her make the matches and their romance develops. There are many exciting escapades that each of the girls keeps Lady Patience and the Captain busy.
Cormia More than 1 year ago
Love this book! Hope the next one in this series is just as good. .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A laugh a minute, Regency Style. I loved it from beginning to end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Story kept me interested from beginning to end. Was action filled, humorius, and romantic! Couldn't put down until I finished all 650+ pages! Awesome free read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First book I have read from this author and I loved it. I will definitely be reafing more by her.
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shelleyjoSH More than 1 year ago
Entertaining read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An enjoyable story which will get hold of different emotions throughout it. Difficult to put down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Funny, entertaining.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Finally a book that I just can't wait to tell my avid reader friends, that I have found the great read to share! Just enough sizzle and sass to keep one slightly twitter-patted. Story line was smooth moving, and was all in all, light read ing. I instantly went looking for other books by this author..I ama 'free book nook reader'... I will pay for my next book to get more of Annette Blair!
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Awesome characters and story line
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GREAT BOOK! Funny and a good story. Highly recomend it