Tempest (Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family, Book 7)

A marriage of convenience in the Gilded Age… Newport heiress Catherine Parrish has been groomed to marry an English duke, but when she meets Adam Raveneau, the latest in a long line of Raveneau rakes, Cathy awakens to a destiny worth fighting for. Although Raveneau insists that he is not marriage material, he is in desperate need of funds to restore Tempest Hall, his crumbling estate on Barbados. And when Cathy begs him to save her from the duke, they wed - but for all the wrong reasons...
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Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate, who left Barbados to pursue the life of a pirate on his ship, the Revenge. Bonnet was captured and hanged in 1718 in North Carolina, but he lives on in TEMPEST...

Pirate flags have a much richer history than just the skull and crossbones. Pirates also flew red, green, and striped flags.

Beautiful, evocative image of Swan Street in Bridgetown, Barbados around 1900. Love the ornate balconies and the women on the right/front, carrying things on their heads.

Beautiful, evocative image of Swan Street in Bridgetown, Barbados around Love the ornate balconies and the women on the right/front, carrying things on their heads.

An 18th century fan similar to the one that originally belonged to Adrienne Beauvisage in SILVER SEA, which is then passed down to Cathy.

An century fan similar to the one that Adrienne saw in a London shop window in an early scene in HIS RECKLESS BARGAIN. Her excitement to get to the fan (reputed to have been made for Marie Antoinette) causes her first, stormy meeting with Nathan Raveneau.

Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (2nd from left) and her husband O.H.P. Belmont attended William K. Vanderbilt II's 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race. (Alva inspired Hermione Parrish in TEMPEST, and also appeared in the novel.)

1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race (Founded by William K Vanderbilt, Jr.) Alva Vanderbilt Belmont (his mother) and OHP Belmont

Bath Houses at Hastings (like the ones described at the Ocean View Hotel in TEMPEST).

A Brief History Of Natural Heritage Or Eco-Tourism In Barbados - Business Barbados

Roebuck Street, in Bridgetown, Barbados, as it would have looked to Cathy when she arrived there. This is also the street where Adam later had an office.

Roebuck Street, in Bridgetown, Barbados, as it would have looked to Cathy when she arrived there.

Inspiration for Adam's bedroom at Tempest Hall, Barbados

Estate House at Jumby Bay - Ty Molineaux - honeymoon and destination splendor in a mansion with a private beach, infinity pool and use of the estate staff

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