Captain's Surrender by Alex Beecroft

By Alex Beecroft

Love? may possibly to boot ask for the moon. yet a guy can dream…   regardless of his appears and ambition, Midshipman Joshua Andrews hides urges that, in his global, make him an abomination. dwelling in worry of publicity, pointless probability is anything he studiously avoids. as soon as he units eyes at the dependent photo of perfection that's Peter Kenyon, even though, temptation lures him just like the siren name of the ocean.   quickly to be promoted to captain, Peter is the darling of the Bermuda garrison, with a string of successes at the back of him and an appropriate bride coated as much as percentage his destiny. He turns out thoroughly out of Joshua’s achieve.   Then the 2 males are compelled to serve on a protracted voyage less than a sadistic commander with a mutinous workforce. because the stress aboard the vessel heats up, their unforeseen friendship intensifies right into a ardour neither guy can rein in.   Intimacy like theirs can simply exist within the shadow of the gallows. either males are decided their “youthful interest” needs to die sooner than it brings catastrophe down on them. but neither guy can root it from his middle. Warriors either, they believe not anything of risking their lives for his or her kingdom. in any case they need to come to a decision even if love, too, is worthy demise for.   caution: comprises a few light m/m intercourse scenes and a few photo violence.

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Kenyon gave him a smile as thin as a garrote. "Indeed. I must therefore do everything in my power to support the present regime. And you had best pray, sir, that the men continue terrified of their captain and in awe of their officers. " 46 Captain's Surrender by Alex Beecroft Chapter 5 The noise pummeled her, picked her up, swept her away, tossed in the din like a doll in a mill race. Astounding, unbearable, exhilarating. The air stank of fireworks and, mysteriously, Emily wanted to laugh and laugh for the sheer glee of it.

The coxswain caught the arm, pulled it down, and hurried him away, pressing a packet of tobacco into his hands. "If I can keep the crew together until we strike soundings in St. " Summersgill had not been thinking so far ahead, but now he thought about Admirals Sullivan and DeBourne who both had sons involved in minor smuggling activities. They would undoubtedly prefer the young men to be gently warned rather than prosecuted. "Yes, yes, almost certainly. If I write the letters today I can have him diverted into a career in the dockyards within a quarter ...

I only wish I'd never been made acting lieutenant at all. " He found the words pouring from him in a kind of ecstasy of relief. Years, it seemed, he had yearned for someone to say these things to, and to find that confidant in Kenyon was almost too good to be true. "I'm not totally without ambition. Were I out of his reach I'd qualify tomorrow, but that isn't going to happen now, is it? " Their shared anger and the honesty felt more intoxicating than the wine. "It is a far worse pain than the stripes to me," said Kenyon softly into the private, swaying gloom, "to see so many excellent things go to waste.

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