Happy Thursday, Reader Friends!
Today we have Elva Cobb Martin with us sharing a spotlight of her throwback Thursday novel, In a Pirate’s Debt. Have you read it?
About the Book
The Blurb: “Love on the High Seas
Saving her can land him in a hangman’s noose at low tide in Charles Town Harbor. Repaying her debt to him will consign her to a life worse than death.
When confronted with a forced marriage, Travay Allston flees her stepfather’s Jamaica plantation and dives into the Caribbean on her horse. Death would be preferable to life with Sir Roger Poole a drinking, gambling, scoundrel whose advances make her skin crawl.
Lucas Barrett now sails the Atlantic as the dreaded Captain Bloodstone. He is on a quest to find his mother, a woman last seen clapped in irons by the Spanish. As his ship slips past Jamaica, he spies a young woman plunge into the sea. A prize of such beauty must be saved and Lucas dives in to rescue her. The last thing Lucas needs is to get involved with Travay, a childhood friend who caused him nothing but trouble growing up. Especially now that she’s become a stubborn, alluring young woman.
Lucas delivers Travay to her aunt in Charles Town and washes his hands of her. Or so he thinks. But when Sir Roger shows up demanding that Travay marry him or face the wrath of Charles Town’s newest council member, Lucas feels that familiar boyhood tug on his heart. Will this wanted pirate of the crown risk his life to save Travay a second time? Betrothed to a man she hates, will Travay repay her debt to a pirate by marrying Sir Roger in exchange for his promise to pardon Lucas? And if she does, will such a rascal keep his word? Falling in love with the pirate was never part of her plan.”
About the Author
Elva Cobb Martin has two published novels, Summer of Deception, and In a Pirate’s Debt. Both have spent time on Amazon’s 100 Best Sellers List for Women’s Religious Fiction. Elva is co-founder and vice-president of the South Carolina Chapter of ACFW and is a former school teacher. She has published a primer on the believer’s authority in Christ, Power Over Satan, and has been a contributor to three nonfiction books. Her articles have been published in magazines and periodicals including: Decision, Charisma, Home Life, Pentecostal Evangel, The State Magazine, Sun News, The Christian Writer, and Mature Living. She and her husband are retired ministers and live in South Carolina. They are active in a local congregation and an internet prayer task force. Elva is a mother and grandmother who loves gardening, baking, horses, and mini-dachshunds. Her passion is to write adventurous, romantic novels that entertain and illustrate timely spiritual truths.