Ahoy Matey! Read All About Our Favorite Pirate Romance Novels
Don't jump ship before you read these romance novels about pirates!
Pirate Romance Novels
Pirates have always been popular in pop culture. Kids grow up reading Treasure Island and watching movies with pirates in them. It only makes sense that adults would continue to enjoy pirates too. Look how popular the show Black Sails! For romance fans, we get to enjoy pirate romance novels, swashbuckling tales of adventure while sailing the high seas with a healthy dose of brooding hero and sassy heroine thrown in. And let's not forget the compelling and sexy love story woven throughout the story.
Romance fans love their historical romance, and for good reasons. It's always fun to step into a fictionalized version of a different time and place. Some people love regency romance, some love medieval, while others love pirate romance novels. Pirate romance books are so fun to read about and have earned their place in the genre!
1. Captured by Beverly Jenkins
Dominic LeVeq is the most notorious pirate on the high seas, and he has just managed to capture a British frigate. He and his crew are on a most dangerous mission, to take on the Crown, but Dominic can't stop thinking about Clare Sullivan, the beautiful slave he found aboard the ship. Dominic becomes consumed by his desire and decides to offer Clare her freedom if she spends one night with him, a night she's guaranteed to enjoy. Clare doesn't think there is much more to Dominic than an immature man who is used to getting what he wants. Still, she is drawn to him and says yes. It turns out that Dominic has captured more than just her body, but also her heart.
2. The Spanish Pearl by Catherine Friend
While traveling with her partner to Spain, Kate Vincent somehow gets transported back to 1085. It doesn't take long for Kate's to accept her initial disbelief, especially after she gets captured by mercenaries and becomes a pawn between Catholic kings and Islamic Moors. Just when she thinks all is lost, a beautiful pirate saves Kate's life and brings her aboard her ship. It is then that Kate becomes torn between two different women living in two different centuries.
3. Her Pirate to Love by Michelle Beattie
The pirate known as Sam Steele has lost everything and so does what he does best to help forget: plunder and pirate. It becomes impossible to keep up when when Steele saves a woman's life and they have no choice but to bring her aboard the ship. Grace Sullivan once vowed she'd never trust a man again, but the pirate Sam Steele isn't anything like she expects. She comes to know him as Cale and begins to fall deeply in love with him. But will he return the sentiment before it is too late?
4. The Pirate's Booty by Alex Westmore
After a childhood friend of Quinn Gallagher's gets abducted from the docks of Ireland, she decides to dress as a man and join a notorious pirate crew. She finds herself quite enjoying her new life, especially the women she gets to spend time with. Quinn falls head over heels for Lady Fiona, a woman of status, and it becomes hard for Quinn to conceal her identity to the woman she's come to love. Will Quinn be able to live in two different worlds forever?
5. Lady Pirate by Lynsay Sands
After her brother was murdered, Valoree masqueraded as him, Captain Red, and scourged the oceans. Now, she has been named the heir to Ainsley Castle, but there is one problem: she must marry a nobleman and be pregnant with his child in order to inherit. Valoree is ready to sail away forever, but her crew has another plan. Valoree would do anything for them, so she agrees to go along with it. They plan to dress her up as a proper lady, pose her crew as servants, and find Valoree a husband. Hopefully he won't mind the fact his wife is a pirate!
6. Kidnapped by the Pirate by Keira Andrews
Nathaniel Bainbridge has been hiding things his entire life. He's used to it. His father, governor of Primrose Isle, decides to send Nathaniel to the colonies to marry a respectable woman, but along the way, he gets kidnapped and and held for ransom. The pirate Sea Hawk secretly longs for a peaceful life, but must settle a score with Nathaniel's father first. The son is sure to be just as terrible as the father. Yet Hawk finds Nathaniel to be nothing like he expected. The feelings they develop for each other could bring forth Hawk's biggest battle yet!
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