Delilah Night is a highly talented writer, and I was honored to be a beta reader for this delightfully naughty pirate tale. I can’t tell you much, of course — sworn to secrecy by the blood of Long John Silver! — but it’s a great read, with a plucky and strong heroine that you’ll just love, and a hero — or antihero? — who’ll get your juices going.
About a week ago I sat down to write a new story. Before I knew what had happened, Ia found myself taken hostage aboard a pirate ship by quite possibly my favorite hero and heroine to date….
“Put it down, lad. Don’t think to try me,” he warned her.
Defiantly she stepped out of line and faced him. He raised an eyebrow when he saw she was no lad. His distraction presented the perfect opportunity; her sword sliced through the air. Bree grinned fiercely as she scored first blood, but her victory was short-lived. It was humiliating how quickly he disarmed her. She found herself face down on the deck with the pirate captain’s boot planted firmly on her back.
This would never have happened if Papa hadn’t sent me away. Fighting had been yet another useful skill she’d had to abandon in favor of nonsense like bossing around servants…
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