By Dewey Lambdin
It is 1786 and Alan Lewrie has his personal send eventually, the Alacrity. Small yet lethal, the Alacrity prowls the waters of the Caribbean, maintaining British retailers from pirates. yet Lewrie remains to be the usual rakehell he regularly used to be. Scandal units tongues wagging within the Bahamas because the younger captain thumbs his nostril at propriety and makes a number of well-planned conquests on land sooner than crusing off to tackle Calico Jack Finney, the boldest pirate within the Caribbean.
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Don’t trouble your head about proﬁt or loss, Caroline,” the Honourable Harry stated with a little titter of amusement. “They gave good sport in their lives, and that’s what horses are for. And we own enough of them. Mister Lewrie, I say, you ride well, I see. Perhaps you might be interested in taking a look at Douglas’s mount there. I think you could appreciate his formation. ” “I see he’s a good’un,” Alan said, turning in the saddle to eye the horse in question, then turning back. “I’m more taken with Sabina here.
Of sorts! ” he shrugged. “When father lost his leg and fell ill, he was months in bed,” 30 The Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures Caroline sighed, looking away down the toppling downs toward the sea to the south. “Governour was head of the family, then. But he was still estate manager to Uncle Phineas. And just married to Millicent Embleton. So, by rights, Uncle Phineas is the master of the land. And of our lives. . ” “Only in improving our ﬁnances,” Caroline said with a frown. “But not in our station, you see.
Two counties! And a most felicitous one, as well, m’dear. ” The sight of the bloody-handed Governour Chiswick “pissing down his wife’s back” and fawning so gape-jawed foolish over anyone was not the sort of thing Alan Lewrie had ever expected to see on this earth! Still, it was interesting to see Millicent deliver a fond gaze at the oaf and lower her lashes in a very intimate, but signiﬁcant manner, and Alan, being a keen observer of “countryhouse games” among those circles of rakehells and Corinthians he had known before the Navy, knew in an instant that they’d be at each other before their coach got into their own drive!
The Gun Ketch (Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures) by Dewey Lambdin