False Colors. falsecolors For his first command, John Cavendish is given the elderly bomb vessel HMS Meteor, and a crew as ugly as the ship. False Colors is one of two debut releases (April 12) for Running Press’ new M/M Romance line that is being shelved in Romance in bookstores. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.
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As a Nautical Adventure book starring gay characters, this book was mostly entertaining. My only complaint would be that while the ending was satisfying and open-ending given what they would have to deal with from then one The romance was an uber slow falsf with a lot of glitches, which beeccroft one of the hero’s Quaker upbringing and his struggle with his beliefs and what he feels.
This is a perfect example of an author writing about something they knew little about.
Nov 05, nisie draws rated it it was ok Shelves: Return to Book Page. Jul 30, I love a good strong plot in an exotic setting, with characters you can admire, and a happy ending. Alex Beecroft did her homework and treats the reader to compellingly written passages of ship and beecrofy evolutions, gunnery, medicine and boat handling. Assuming you are able to look past the cover and if you want to know how things really were, you should love this book.
False Colors: An M/M Romance
But if the truth be told it was a flight, spooked as a partridge from the covert. Returning sanity hit him in the face. Preview — Packing for Xolors by Mary Roach. Alex Beecroft is one hell of a writer. I enjoyed this story of AIs working in a corporate dystopia.
For the most part though, the romance takes a backseat to the adventure plot. In the meantime, I can only encourage Running Press to bring out a novel with an historical gay priest protagonist. Wim’s attempt for 50 in 1 year.
False Colors by Alex Beecroft
The feel for the times is very good. Book Fox vulpes libris: Arising 2 books by Alex Beecroft Goodreads Author.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Even so, I found it to be quite a sexy book. Beecroft has an admirable command of the language, and her characters are both flawed and admirable. For another, the dates are not all in chronological order.
It’s only what any responsible captain would do ebecroft his officers, John tells himself. So it may be two men So I have to say that I didn’t enjoy this book all that much. False Colors 1 Members.
It deserves a place in mainstream fiction. Quotes by Alex Beecroft. Done very respectfully and not preachy–some of my favorite parts of the story. I can see that some reviewers are not happy with this.
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Trivia About False Colors. John with his doubts and coming to find out who he is, and Alfie, going from the naive fool-for-love to a cynic.
Get your stuff out there and keep putting it out there until it sells. Yes, there was a lack of communication for multiple reason, including who was involved and what the consequences could be; hanging is none to pleasant to face.
With the arrival of his former captain—and lover—on the scene of the disastrous mission, Alfie is torn between the security of his past and the uncertain promise of a future with the straight-laced John.
I don’t like reading historical fiction. As a gay romance novel set on the High Seas, it was disappointingly void of throbbing yards and breaching tight holes. A definite highly recommended read–and I hear there’s a follow up in the works! Are they always this good? In the middle of the book the two main characters tried to find just about every possible horrible situation they could get into that would keep them away from each other. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 103. Life on board ship and in the different countries John and Alfie spend time in is richly and deeply described, but with a pleasingly light touch so that the flow of the narrative is never lost. Topics Mentioning This Author. Nobody in the 18th century would have been seen in public with short hair like that. There’s no obvious single black-hearted villain in the piece.