Can't-Wait Wednesday [#8]

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight the books we are eagerly awaiting. It's based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Author: Kristen Simmons
Expected Publication: March 6, 2018

Marin is cosario royalty, a pirate like her father and his father before him. Sailing the ocean to chase adventure is in her blood. But these days no one cares that the island town her people call home is named after her grandfather. They have a new leader, one who promises an end to their hunger – and one who thinks that girls are meant for the kitchen or the brothel. Marin knows she's meant for more than that, and with the sudden influx of weapons on the island, and rumors of a pending deal with the enemy oil nation in her wake, she knows a big score to gain the council's favor is the only way to save her people, and herself.

Ross lives a life of privilege. As the president's son he wants for nothing, but he longs for a life of adventure. On a dare, he convinces his best friend Adam to sneak out to the Docks, the site of local race riots between the poor Shorlings and the upper class. But when Adam is arrested along with the other Shorlings, and not even the president is willing to find him, Ross finds himself taking matters into his own hands. He journeys back into the Docks, ready to make deals with anyone, even a beautiful pirate, if it means Adam's safe return.

When Marin and Ross meet in dangerous Shoreling territory he sees a way to get his friend back and she sees her ticket home. The ransom a president’s son would command could feed her people for years and restore her family’s legacy. But somewhere in the middle of the ocean, Marin must decide if her heart can handle handing over the only person who has ever seen her as more than a pirate.


  1. Wow, that cover is amazing. Don´t know where to look at first *smile* Thanks for sharing. Hope you´ll enjoy your pick.
    My pick

    Best wishes

  2. This is definitely high on my TBR list. I love the author and her writing and this one sounds fantastic!

  3. Beautiful cover and interesting plot. I'll be keeping my eye on this one!

  4. This sounds like an exciting read! And that cover is gorgeous. I hope it turns out to be as good as it sounds. I might just want to read this one too!

  5. Hmm...I've never heard of this book before...looks awesome!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  6. As I said on another blog, 'pretty cover' week. This one looks interesting for sure. Enjoy!


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