The Seas of Fortune(1983)
(The first book in the Anderson Line series)
A novel by Simon McKay (Christopher Nicole)
He was a Yankee, a shipbuilder, a daredevil sea captain and a married man. She was a tempestuous Charleston belle
From the moment their eyes first met they were both lost, though only she knew it then.
When Edward Anderson next meets Penelope Meigs, it is on the hazardous maiden voyage of his celebrated new transatlantic steamship.
Their passion is forbidden by every law of God and man, but not to be denied
Then tragedy strikes, and they pay for every sweet moment with a long shadow of guilt that darkens their lives and tears them apart.
Penelope gives herself to another.
Edward finds fame and fortune, but never love until he returns to the South as the Confederacys boldest blockade-runner; determined to find Penelope and silence forever the foe who has dared claim her for his own
Seas of Fortune is a gripping story of love, betrayal, and infidelity set on the high seas.
Praise for Christopher Nicole:
A sensual, passion-packed saga! Publishers Weekly
Sex and violence fast-paced, entertaining, appealing! Library Journal
Christopher Nicole is a British writer of historical and romance novels, non-fiction and thrillers. He has written under several pseudonyms. Christopher Nicole was born and brought up in British Guyana and the West Indies. His output of books has been prolific and many of his novels are historical with a Caribbean background.
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Used availability for Christopher Nicole's The Seas of Fortune
February 1984 : UK Hardback
June 1988 : UK Hardback
June 1988 : UK Paperback
November 1983 : USA Paperback
September 1983 : UK Paperback
January 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition