Quickie Book Review-The Pirate and I by Katharine Ashe

July 10, 2017 Loverofromance Book Reviews 9 Comments , , , , ,

Quickie Book Review-The Pirate and I by Katharine Ashe

I received this book for free from Avon in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Quickie Book Review-The Pirate and I by Katharine AsheThe Pirate and I by Katharine Ashe
Also in this series: The Rogue, The Duke
Series: Devil's Duke #2.5
Published by Avon Impulse on July 11th 2017
Genres: Historical Romance, Regency Era
Pages: 144
Format: eARC
Source: Avon
ISBN: 0062641778
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Years ago, Miss Esme Astell fell hopelessly in love with Charles Brittle, an unassuming and highly respectable London bookmaker.Then he disappeared without a word.The last thing Esme ever dreamed was to meet Charlie again —In a dark alleyway —In a drenching rain —In a chase with the police —In Scotland.Can she resist falling again, this time for the dangerous scoundrel he’s become?

In the Pirate and I, we have a short yet sweet novella that Katharine Ashe brings to us. I haven’t had a chance to pick this author up lately, but when I saw the title, I just knew I had to grab this one up, I just can’t resist those sexy “pirates” .  Now I will say that while I enjoyed this novella quite a bit, I did feel a little loss at times. Maybe if I had read the previous books in the series it might have made a bit more sense. However I did enjoy seeing these two people that once were friends and close to each other, find one another again although a bit differently. Our hero, disappeared for two years, being forced to work on a ship as a pirate, and then reappers needing help so he can disappear for good. I liked seeing these two connect again, and their interactions were quite entertaining. The heroine is spirited, driven and sweet natured. I love seeing how she wants to pursue her own dreams. There are some adventures, sneaky characters that you fall in love with, and a charming dog to add a nice touch to a sweet yet sexy romance. Katharine Ashe delivers a wonderful and endearing love tale with The Pirate and I!! 

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About Katharine Ashe

Katharine Ashe writes historical romances that reviewers call "intensely lush" and "sensationally intelligent," including HOW TO BE A PROPER LADY, one of Amazon's Ten Best Books of the Year; HOW TO MARRY A HIGHLANDER, a finalist for the 2014 RITA Award; and CAPTURED BY A ROGUE LORD, winner of the Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Historical Adventure. Her novels are translated into languages around the world.

Katharine lives in the wonderfully warm Southeast with her husband, son, dog, and a garden she likes to call romantic rather than unkempt. A professor of European history, she writes fiction because she thinks modern readers deserve grand adventure and breathtaking sensuality too. She loves hearing from readers.

  • Ann Lorz

    I’ve tried to read her once and she just wasn’t for me. I do always love her covers.

  • It looks like her roots are showing

  • Sounds like a worthwhile novella. I am not sure if I have read this author before or not.

  • Michele H

    I’ve read a couple of her books and have liked them so I’ll check this out. And I haven’t read a pirate story in a while anyway. lol

  • I haven’t read Katharine Ashe but I do want to look into her books. I’m glad you enjoyed this novella, but I will remember to read the other books in the series first. I’m actually not super into pirates, but I don’t dislike them either.

  • Carol Cork

    I have only read My Lady, My Lord by Katharine Ashe but I definitely want to check out this series.

  • Karen

    I give more leeway for novellas even if they’re lacking a bit I can still enjoy them.

    For What It’s Worth

  • I kept wondering why I thought the name was familiar. I read The Earl lol!

  • I need to read something by this author too! When I first saw the cover for this one I though it was more of a contemporary set with a wedding and all lol! Sounds like it was a good read. I’m curious about some of those side characters! 🙂
    Great review!