Goodreads: Over Raging Tides (Lady Pirates, #1)
Author: Jennifer Ellision
Published: 20th March 2018
Source: Copy from Author
Rating: 4/5 (Really liked it)
Official Summary: “The pirate crew of the Lady Luck lives by many rules, but chief among them is this: they do not allow men on board.
That’s a rule that quartermaster Grace Porter is willing to break when a shipwrecked young nobleman offers her information of an omniscient map, stolen from his warship by an enemy vessel. Until now, the map was only the stuff of legend… but with its help, Grace may finally be able to hunt down the Mordgris, the sea monsters who stole her mother away from her.
Unfortunately, some members of her crew have other plans…
To find the map and face the Mordgris, Grace will have to confront her past, put the Luck between warring nations, and uncover treachery aboard the ship. And ultimately, her revenge and the destruction of the Mordgris will come at a hefty price: the betrayal of her crew.
Grace promised them they wouldn’t regret this.
She just isn’t sure that she won’t.” – Goodreads
Review: Pirates? Check. A whole crew of female pirates? Check. Swording fighting and ass-kicking? Check. Where do I sign my soul?!
This felt like an extremely fast read, I was sucked in straight from the get-go. The writing was on point, the action, the characters, it all just worked really well. Grace was so multi-layered and in some ways damaged that you just straight away were rooting for her. The added twist of what was happening to her also left you going, ooo wonder where that is going to go. The Author gave you just a taste of the world being built, you know there is going be much more going to be explored.
The relationships were another huge thing that was done extremely well. In a sense, they made their own family on the sea. Not one character you came across didn’t feel different and unique in their own way. Which just added layers to the story. That part with Sam at the end just had me giggling. Thanks for that.
(Disclaimer: I received a free copy from the Author. Does not affect my review)