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Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) explained Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) , review Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) , trailer Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) , box office Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) , analysis Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) , Shipmate (Sailing Home #3) bf3a The Heavy Hands And Sharp Tongues Of Bella Smithson S Family Have Left Her Almost Too Timid To Converse With A Gentleman, Much Less Conduct A Husband Hunt Unfortunately, Her Overbearing Aunt And Managing Cousin Are Determined To Help Her Escape Her Black Hearted Father And Brothers Thanks To The Prince Of Wales, Retiring Shipping Magnate Myron Clewes Has An Ever Growing Fortune, A Fresh Minted Peerage, A Brand New Flagship, And An Impossible Set Of Requirements For A Bride Not Least, She Must Be Willing To Leave England And Everything She Knows, Possibly For Good, In Less Than Two Months Time Bella S Happy Ever After In Royal Regard Had Its Origins In A Happier Than She Expected With Her First Husband, Baron Holsworthy, Who Gave Her The Confidence To Steady Her Sea Legs, Take Her Life By The Helm, And Command Her Own Voice, Empowering A Shy, Young Girl And Unlikely Adventurer To Grow Into One Of King George IV S Trusted Advisors

  • Kindle Edition
  • 128 pages
  • Shipmate (Sailing Home #3)
  • Mariana Gabrielle
  • English
  • 25 September 2018

10 thoughts on “Shipmate (Sailing Home #3)

  1. says:

    Since this was the first story that I have read in this series, I m glad I started with the prequel I was not familiar with the characters, but it allowed me to get a fresh perspective on their backgrounds and personalities This story is definitely different than a common romance Matter of fact, there wasn t too much romance to be had for poor Bella I couldn t help feeling sorry for her Being labeled a wallflower and constantly reminded by her own family members that she is ugly, makes Bella shy, distant, and nervous around others Eager to marry her off to anyone willing, her family forces Bella to attend gatherings Bella s overbearing Aunt Minerva certainly is one that is not pleasant to be around But she has no choice as the Effingale s have generously taken Bella in after her Father s many nefarious actions It seems that Bella is harassed on both sides Mentally and physically She sees her savior in Baron Holsworthy, a much older man recently promoted by the Prince and ordered to find a wife His greying hair was long, loose, and wild, and the lines on his face were deep, as though they had been carved with a chisel Much older perhaps even older than her father Baron Holsworthy is not the typical hero that I m used to and I was feeling apprehensive for Bella Their relationship is not a wild romance No real attraction, but of a mutual respect The Baron, needing a wife to take with him to sea and Bella needing a husband to take her away from her family However, I believe that it s the Baron who finally brings out the strengths in Bella In instances away from her family, she finally finds her voice The first instance is when she is called before the Prince to be assessed of her capability to be the Baron s wife If I can speak to the royal family of England, I suppose I can learn to speak to anyone Bella continues her journey on the ship as a married woman It presents to her instances where her strength is tested and she continues to grow as a person My thoughts I really enjoyed this story However, I was not too fond of the Baron He did show his sweet side but there was an underlying temper in his countenance His outlook on love was a little bleak and only that of producing an heir Your only duty to me now is providing me a strong, healthy wife as soon as possible As such, I will delay the pursuit of an heir for the nonce Bella comes to accept that there is no passion but she does have a good protector in the Baron She is definitely in a place a lot better than where she was I do hope love finds her Her story is not over yet.

  2. says:

    After reading God Help Ye, Merry Gentlemen, I could not wait to pick up the stories of The Sailing Home Series by Mariana Gabriella I started with this book although it is shown as 3 due to it being a prequel to the first book This story finds Bella Smithson, out in society with her Aunt and Uncle hoping to find her a husband Having been raised by a terrible father and brothers, she is again being beaten down by her Aunt, who is really just trying to show her daughter Charlotte in a favorable light But in somewhat a fairytale, she is rescued by Myron Clewes, an older shipping magnate who is instructed by the Prince of Wales to find a wife The goal being to represent England as of a peer than just a working man Finding Bella as a favorable choice, he sets about making her his wife There are so many forces at play in this story that the twist and turns will keep you hoping that Bella and even goodhearted Myron make a happy union Delightful dialogue and character descriptions, the author knows how to hold the readers attention Cannot wait to read the rest of this series and find out about the lives of all those connected to Bella

  3. says:

    I enjoyed this prelude, an introduction to some of Mariana s characters Bella grew up under a great deal of violence and degradation It kept her under a semblance of control, but her heart wanted Her savior comes in the guise of an older man, Myron, who sees that she can be than she thinks she is capable of He recognizes her strength and ability to make a good match for him This story kept me enthalled and I look forward to the next step in Royal Regard.

  4. says:

    ShipmateI loved this story, I recommend everyone to read this book I look forward to reading of her books Kattie.

  5. says:

    Miss Isabella Bella Smithson is having a terrible time in Bath She is visiting with her aunt, Lady Effingale and her cousin Charlotte, the Marchioness of Firthley.She is, begrudgingly, on the hunt for a husband, but has no self esteem whatsoever and her aunts constant barbs are of no help whatsoever Bella s father, Lady Effingales brother, is a useless sort of man, no one would call him a gentleman though he was a baronet Sir Jasper Smithson only saw his daughter as an asset to be used to fill his own pockets as full as possible before he let her go to whoevermight ask for her hand And if no one offered, he would sell her to the highest bidder.Bella was mentally abused by her aunt and physically and mentally by her father.Bella is at a ball and she overhears a conversation about a wallflower, they must be talking about her Lord Halsworthy is a newly made baron, by the Prince Regent himself He feels that Myron will make a wonderful ambassador and be able to help his countryin all manner of things pertaining to offshore interests Myron s only wish was to settle at the estate that belongs to the title and find a wife.He is a pious sort of man, does not drink and does not have mistresses He is quite ready to settle on dry land.Bella and Myron are introduced at this, Bella s first ball, and he decides she will do He is much older than Bella and she is not so sure of the whole thing.But he is the first person who isn t related to her to ask her to dance.This story was very well written, I felt every pain for Bella I can only imagine what hell she went through as a child.I completely understand her wish to be left alone But sometimes we don t know what we want out of life until it is given to us to make of what we will The scenery descriptions were fantastic I felt like I could see the cabins on the ship Having read Royal Regard, I feel like I know these people.It is wonderful to have a backstory into the reasons for a marriage that I questioned in the book.

  6. says:

    This prequel to Royal Regard gives a wonderful insight to the life of Bella Smithson prior to her true HEA The daughter of an intolerable drunk baron with equally abusive brothers, Bella enjoys living with her Aunt, Uncle cousin at least when her father forgets about her existence Having had an awful start to her 1st London season, knowing she is not a beauty Bella only hopes for someone to take her away from her father brothers and care for her.Newly minted peer, shipping magnate Myron Clewes is searching for a bride Not just any bride but one that will leave her family everything she knows for a life at sea Spotting Bella at a party he thinks he might have found the one After a whirlwind courtship, Myron is speaking with Bella s uncle when her father makes an appearance Shocked disgusted with the way the man treats Bella brings out Myron s protective side knows he must get Bella away He ll be shocked further once they have set sail What follows is a sweet, comfortable love story Although not the type to sweep the girl off her feet is a love of mutual admiration Myron helps Bella develop the strength determination to voice her opinions to stand up for herself.This is the first book of Mariana Gabrielle s that I have read have completely fallen in love with her writing Having this insight into the character gives a new understanding of where she came from what drives her in Royal Regard Was so into the story that I had to immediately start Royal Regard A definite add to my favorite author list

  7. says:

    Shipmate by Mariana GabrielleA Royal Regard Prequel NovellaMiss Isabella Smithson hasn t had a very easy life The daughter of a cruel man and sister to brother s no better than their sire, she lived with her relations Her aunt may have never struck her with her handbut instead, with her tongue lashings And thenit was decided she would marry and sail off with her new husband.Myron Clewes, Baron of Holsworthy loved traveling as a sailor Now that Prince Regent had made him a baron and given him land, he needed a wife and the desired heir It was time, he was older, after all.Bella is shy until she is aboard the Amelia A stronger woman emerges as she travels away from England Away from her family In the next book, Royal Regard, the reader can get to know Bella as she and Myron return to England after fifteen years of travel I really enjoyed this story and look forward to from this series Tis Her Season, Bella s cousin Charlotte s story, and where we first meet Bella This is in the boxed set of Mistletoe, Marriage and Mayhem.http justjudysjumbles.blogspot.com

  8. says:

    This is what I would call realistic historical romance For modern readers, the couple might seem a bit stodgy he s than twice her age, stern and demanding, and staunchly religious to boot Plus, his seduction technique leaves plenty to be desired But he is, truly, a good man, and that is his appeal Especially to Bella, a young woman who has always been trampled upon, even physically abused, by her heartless family He is her protector and she his grateful wife Like I said, the kind of thing that doesn t get my 21st Century woman juices flowing, but in historical context is charming and appropriate Of course I was rooting for them, and glad to see them off to a good start as shipmates and partners.Definitely a well written and authentic piece of romantic historical fiction A great introduction to the rest of the series

  9. says:

    This was my first encounter with Bella Smithson, the heroine of Royal Regard In this prequel novella we learn a little about her background, family life, and courtship Bella s story is one that could have easily ended quite badly for her With an abusive father and brothers who practicality sold her to an aged seafaring diplomat, the scenario screams of impending doom Luckily for Bella, life with her husband turns out to be pleasant and her happy for the meanwhile story Artful storytelling

  10. says:

    Good backstory for the other novels.You get to know Bella and Myron as they get to know each other, especially Bella s unhappy past I look forward to reading about their adventures together.

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