A Guise of the Sea
Publication date: August 1st 2023
Genres: Adult, Historical, Women’s Fiction
Embark on a High-Stakes Adventure in “A Guise of the Sea” – A Swashbuckling Tale of Love, Betrayal, and Redemption
In a world of deception and danger, Emme Clark must unravel the mysteries of her past and navigate the treacherous waters of love, all while facing a deadly adversary with secrets of his own.
A Desperate Quest for the Truth
When Emme Clark’s husband mysteriously vanishes, she must obtain proof of his death to secure her future. But with no record of his demise, she has no choice but to follow him across the ocean by joining the crew of the privateering ship, the Bluebell. Under the command of the enigmatic Highlander-turned-privateer Captain Xander Lock, Emme must disguise herself as a man to avoid attracting attention from the British Crown.
A Dangerous Alliance
As Emme bears witness to a brutal murder committed by the ruthless Commodore Cobbe, she learns that Captain Lock has been hunted by Cobbe ever since the Battle of Culloden. In a daring gamble, Emme and Lock form an uneasy alliance, posing as betrothed lovers to get close to their common enemy. But their plans take an unexpected turn when Cobbe forces them into a marriage, leaving Emme with her proof of death but a new husband in tow.
A Love Unforeseen
As Emme and Lock navigate their unexpected union, they find themselves drawn to each other in ways they never imagined. But their newfound love is tested when they uncover a sinister plot involving missing soldiers from Emme’s late husband’s ship and the enigmatic Oak Island. As dark secrets come to light, Emme must solve the mystery of Oak Island or risk losing the love of her life forever.
Set sail with “A Guise of the Sea” and join Emme and Lock on a thrilling journey filled with danger, intrigue, and the power of unexpected love.
Jenna Mandarino (JM) is a historical and fantasy women’s fiction writer usually incorporating romance and your favorite tropes. She is a freelance content editor having formerly worked at small publishing houses. By day, she is a Teacher on Assignment and specializes in behavior interventions and is attending school for her Doctorate in Education. She lives in Southern California where she can often be found drinking champagne, cooking, speaking French, trying a new TikTok organization method, and with her husband chasing after her two sons.