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When CAPTAIN MARCUS THORNHILL finds an unconscious lady floating in a life boat in the North Sea he never imagined she would be his childhood friend IVY MALLORY. He fell in love with her years ago, but refused her love. Now years later he finds her left for dead; as he nurses her back to health he discovers her caught in a treason plot. Realizing that his love for her has only grown stronger over the years, he sets out to prove to her the strength of their love.
When Ivy awakens from her sickness on Thorn’s ship she tried to hide her feelings and the amount of danger she was in from Thorn. She has loved Thorn her whole life, but was rejected by him years earlier. While fighting her feelings for him, he breaks through her defenses. She doesn’t trust him with her secrets or her heart. But her heart and body is unable to deny the feelings he makes her feel.
Thorn takes Ivy to Thornhill Manor to protect her and to search for Ivy’s missing brother. In their search for him they discover a treason plot against England. While they fight to save England, they must keep Ivy from the mastermind of the treason CAPTAIN SHEARS.
Through their search, they rediscover the love they have for each other. But Thorn is troubled when their friend ZANE MAXWELL joins them in their search for Ivy’s missing brother. Ivy and Zane has grown close while Thorn was away and he fears that Ivy’s love lies with Zane. Wanting Ivy to be happy he is willing to step aside and let her be with Zane. As he pulls away from Ivy, she confides in Zane her confusion on Thorn’s feeling and he agrees to help her win Thorn’s heart.
Thorn realizes that their good friend Zane might also be the enemy. He finds evidence of his involvement with Captain Shears and that Zane knows where Ivy’s brother is hidden. He warns Ivy to stay away from him, but she has faith in her friend.
Ivy finally convinces Thorn of her love for him. At their betrothal ball an unexpected guest from Thorn’s past makes an appearance. The guest has the whereabouts of Ivy’s brother. Ivy watches them leave and decides to follow. As she loses them in the garden, she encounters Zane where he confesses to Ivy his involvement with the disappearance of her brother and his connection to Shears. He agrees to take her to her brother.
As they arrive at the beach, they are caught unaware by Shears. Ivy is taken prisoner. They are soon joined by Thorn and his mystery guest. In a sword fight between Thorn and Shears, Thorn defeats him and saves Ivy. As they locate Ivy’s brother in the cave and rescue him, Zane helps Shears to escape. Zane threatens Thorn’s life when he tries to stop them.
They take Ivy’s brother back to Thornhill, where he is nursed back to health. He tells them of his work as an agent for the Crown and then explains what he knows of the treason plot. Her brother lets them know that when he is well he will continue to bring Shears’s plans of treason to a halt.
Ivy and Thorn wed at Thornhill Manor. A few months past and Ivy shares her wonderful news with Thorn that she is expecting his child. They also hear from Ivy’s brother on his search for Captain Shears.
Targeted Age Group: 30-65
Laura lives in Iowa with her husband. She is an empty-nester of three wonderful children who decided to follow her life long dream of writing. When she is not writing, you will find her head buried in a book. Her greatest joys in life are her grandchildren. Rescued By the Captain is her first novel.
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