Jack Elliot grew up at sea, doing what he could to provide for his mother and sister after the death of his father. His fortune takes a turn when his grandfather, an Earl, names Jack as his heir. The problem? Jack must give up his dream of one day captaining his own ship and impress the aristocracy. If he fails, his mother and sister will be stuck in poverty.
Ivy Carlisle has been tasked with teaching Jack the ways of high society. Good manners and etiquette are a must, and Ivy wonders if she can turn the sailor into anything resembling a gentleman.
Working closely together, the two begin to bond, and the attraction grows, but there’s danger in the air. Ivy hides a secret, and Jack’s life is being threatened.
This is truly a proper romance. The characters are well drawn, and the story flows well. This clean, Regency romance offers a cute tale with a bit of action and mystery. It kept the pages turning and made for a light, easy read.
1) Overall Plot = 4.5
2) Characters = 4
3) Flow/Pace of the story = 5
4) Is the story easy to follow? = 5
5) Overall Enjoyability = 4
Average score of 4.5 out of 5