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Ship's Nurse - cover

Ship's Nurse

Vivian Stuart

Publisher: Jentas Ehf

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Summary

INTRIGUE. TENSION. LOVE AFFAIRS:
In The Historical Romance series, a set of stand-alone novels, Vivian Stuart builds her compelling narratives around the dramatic lives of sea captains, nurses, surgeons, and members of the aristocracy.
Stuart takes us back to the societies of the 20th century, drawing on her own experience of places across Australia, India, East Asia, and the Middle East. 
 
Ann Guthrie considered herself lucky to be nurse on the luxury liner, Shagreen. She hadn't counted on becoming involved with the passengers — personally, that is. Nor with the dashing young Third Officer, who wouldn't take no for an answer!
Available since: 11/07/2022.
Print length: 200 pages.

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