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Rand Morgan – Hot Pirate

TweetI bet you thought I was done with talking about The Windflower by Laura London. But how could I be done when I have not yet talked about Rand Morgan, Pirate Extraordinaire? I loved the sheer over-the-top pirateness of Rand’s … Continue reading

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The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin

TweetLast month, I read The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin by Colette Moody, mostly because it was a lesbian pirate novel, and I’d never read one before. Plot summary: “The Gulf of Mexico, 1702: When pirates of the … Continue reading

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Unusual Pirates

TweetMy post on Unusual Pirate Romances is online at Heroes and Heartbreakers.

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May Pirates! Ahoy!

TweetRead a pirate book in May! You know you want to! A few weeks ago someone brought up the idea on Twitter of reading a pirate book during the month of May. Then everyone in the discussion apparently forgot about … Continue reading

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Retail Pirates

TweetI’m on the road again today, coming back from Boston, so I thought I would share with you the fruits of recent internet searches for Pirate Booty. (You may take that as you will.) Black patent pirate dress flats. “Walk … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Mummers 2011 Part 3

TweetSaloon girl! A pirate float! You can’t have a parade without a Stormtrooper. My favorite float had a circus theme. And finally, I leaned over the police barrier for this view up Broad Street towards City Hall.

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Philadelphia Mummers 2011 Part 2

TweetAs promised, more pictures from the Mummers’ Parade on New Year’s Day. That is one sexy French maid. Grandma Gaga is doing her best to compete, though. And then–ELVIS!!! The Buccaneer Bakers! Pirates and baking, my kind of group. Their … Continue reading

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Sexy Pirates

TweetThis post was originally written for The Smutketeers; I’ve expanded it here. Why did I want to write about pirates? Well, because they’re sexy. It’s the outfits, you know. All that silk and tattered finery! The amazing tattoos. The cutlasses. … Continue reading

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Why Pirates?

TweetThis post was originally written for Inez Kelley’s blog. I have never been a particular fan of pirates. They’re really just thieves on boats, right? (*ducks missiles*) Perhaps that’s why the heroine of The Duke and the Pirate Queen was … Continue reading

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Pirate Appeal

Tweet I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the appeal of pirates, particularly in romance novels. Pirates seem to hold a special place in the genre, at least among heroes, along with The Rake or The Highlander. My theory (I … Continue reading

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