SEA SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, One of Four Lady Patience Kendall crossed the sea to marry, but her intended died before she arrived. Penniless and stranded, she found only one way to get home: charge four hapless American Colonials to find them titled husbands in London. At the ship, she realized their mothers expected each to wed the Marquess of Andover, but how hard could it be to seek an introduction? Meanwhile, Captain Grant St. Benedict was anything but friendly. Why? Because her girls set fire to the rigging? 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. A history of SEA SCOUNDREL: In 1999, the book, LADY PATIENCE, needed to be cut in half to fit the Precious Gem Line for Kensington Publishing. Now, here in its full award-winning, uncut glory for the first time is the story of the Sea Captain and his Lady. CAPTIVE SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, Two PROPER SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, Three HOLY SCOUNDREL, Knave of Hearts, 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 Awards: 1997 RWA Golden Heart Finalist 1991 A Heart of the Rockies Award 1991 A Dallas Area Romance Authors Award Bio: A National Bestselling 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’s added cozy mysteries and bewitching romantic comedies to her award-winning, Regency, Victorian, and Amish Historical Romances. Happily married to her grammar school nemesis, Annette considers romance a celebration of life. Besides working on a new story, Annette loves hearing from her readers, antiquing, and collecting glass slippers.