Lieutenant Owen Masters and Emeline Baratt meet on a British warship as sworn enemies. Where will Emeline place her loyalties when forced to spy against her country?
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War Forces a Choice Between Love and CountryA trip home from England to Maryland in 1812 finds Emeline Baratt a captive on a British warship and forced to declare her allegiance between the British and Americans. Remaining somewhat politically neutral on a ship where her nursing skills are desperately needed is fairly easy—until she starts to have feelings for the first lieutenant who becomes her protector. However, when the captain sends her and Lieutenant Owen Masters on land to spy, she must choose between her love for him and her love for her country.
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Tyndall’s engrossing book, filled with complex characters and layered historical detail, nicely blends romance and intrigue on the high seas. (Publishers Weekly 2018-10-08) --This text refers to the paperback edition.