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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Thankful Author 2016- Loreen Augeri

I am grateful for many things in my life but the most important is my family. Two fantastic daughters and wonderful sons-in-law, a beautiful granddaughter, and a loving and supportive husband are the people I am thankful for.


Captain Morgan Danvers sets sail to rescue his brother, kidnapped by pirates. Fearing he will become like his father who abandoned him, he has cut himself off from his emotions. Then a willful stowaway crashes into his life, awakening dormant feelings and firing his lust. Soon he finds his all-important honor threatened, for even though he is betrothed to another, he is drawn to her against his will.

Arianna Pemberton hides in a barrel she thinks will be loaded on her brother's ship but lands on Morgan's brig. Her father has forbidden her to sail, and this is her only course of action. Unwilling to allow a man to control her, she is determined to make her way as a seaman, a profession she knows and loves. But when Captain Danvers discovers her deception, he refuses to permit her to prove herself. As she struggles to convince him, unwanted passion emerges, jeopardizing her plans for independence.

Excerpt from Lost Honor

Shoved by powerful hands, she fell to her knees before booted feet. “Found her in the hold, Cap’n. Thought she was a boy at first, her wearin’ pants and a cap, but she has tits.”

 “I can see that, Jurgens.”

Arianna followed the shiny boots up to tight-fitting, brown breeches hugging muscular thighs, and slim hips. A loose, white shirt covering broad shoulders next met her gaze, then a corded neck, square jaw, stern lips, crooked nose, and cold, dark eyes that stared down at her. “Where’s my brother? Who are you?”

“I will be asking the questions. Who are you, and why are you on my ship?” The deep voice thundered through the cabin.

Her stomach flip-flopped. Dizziness swamped her. Swallowing convulsively, she battled to contain the contents of her queasy stomach. Hiding in that empty molasses barrel hadn’t been the brightest idea of her twenty-one years. “I’m not talking to anyone but my brother.”

Jurgens’s forceful hands yanked her to a standing position. “You answer the cap’n.”

The abrupt movement snapped the fragile control she clung to. Spasms seized her throat. Arianna struggled to turn away, but the fingers digging into her arms held her in place. The contents of her stomach erupted.

All over Captain Danvers’s boots.

Her captor released her and jumped back in horror.

Buy Links

Lost Honor is available in e-book and paperback from The Wild Rose Press, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble online. Buy links can be found on my website www.loreenaugeri.com

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  1. Families are precious and I'm blessed to have mine, too. Thanks for sharing. All the best. :)

  2. Great excerpt Loreen. I agree ~family is everything!

  3. Love the excerpt! Today, I'm thankful I have the right to vote, even though I wasn't happy with my options.

    1. I agree with you, Ally. I wasn't happy with either candidate, but I did vote.

  4. Wonderful excerpt! Yes, families are important. Good luck with sales and promotion of "Lost Honor."

  5. I agree with you and add good friends and my furry ones, too. Happy Thanksgiving.

    1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, Vicki.

  6. Loved your excerpt! The support of family makes anything manageable. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Thanks for having me on your blog today, Angela.

  8. Oh yes! Our families mean everything to us! Great excerpt. xx

  9. I agree, Loreen--family is the safe place from which we bloom! Your book looks terrific!

  10. Family is the only thing that continues on after we are gone. Wonderful thoughts, Loreen!