This book is the daughter of Damask the child that was found on the step of Bruno Abbey her name is Catherine. She lives in the 16th century and she is torn between love and loyalty for she has a Spanish son and a English daughter. A fight with Spanish galleons that makes Jake Pennlyon triumphant in battle when he defeats the armada. It is book 2 of the Daughters of England.
Against the backdrop of Elizabethan England is spun this engrossing story of the stormy loves and dangerous advertures of beautiful Catharine, called Cat. When fiery-tempered Cat meets arrogant, lusty Captain Jake Pennlyon, she is both attracted and infuriated by him. But Jake is determined to marry her and blackmails her into agreeing to a betrothal. Soon after she is kidnapped by a band of Spanish pirates and delivered into the hands of Don Felipe
There is plenty of action, as well as romance, and all set in an accurate historical setting.
Called The Lion, Captain Jake Pennlyon is a fearsome and virile plunderer who takes what he wants, and his sights are set on Catherine Farland. Blackmailed into wedlock and haunted by memories of the gentle boy she was forbidden to wed, Cat vows to escape. Fate intervenes when shes taken prisoner aboard a Spanish galleon . . . unaware that shes a pawn in one mans long-awaited revenge.
Beginning as Elizabeth takes the throne of England, and spanning the years until the legendary defeat of the Spanish Armada, The Lion Triumphant follows Cats journey from the thrill of a first passion to the ferocity of a mothers love. Despite the twists of history, her fortunesand her heartwill remain tied to one seductive buccaneer.
Since my hardcover copy does not have an ISBN number, it will be listed elsewhere on swap