The Trouble with Patience (Virtues and Vices of the Old by Maggie Brendan

By Maggie Brendan

Persistence Cavanaugh has misplaced desire in romance. the guy she yearned to marry is lifeless and her goals are long gone with him. Now she is ate up with the recovery of a dilapidated boarding condominium so one can help herself.

Despite her hope for solitude, Jedediah Jones, the neighborhood sheriff with a name for placing criminals, turns into an ever-looming a part of her lifestyles. it kind of feels like any such basic association: persistence wishes an individual with a powerful again to assist her repair up the boardinghouse, and Jedediah wishes a in charge resource of nutrition for himself and his prisoners. yet endurance will get greater than she bargained for as she explores the depths of the "hanging lawman"—and unearths either betrayal and love.

With a prepared eye to ancient element and a deft hand at romantic stress, Maggie Brendan invitations readers to a Montana gold rush boomtown, the place vices and virtues are on complete demonstrate and love is mendacity in wait.

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All on board are well—present my kind remembrances to Captain and Mrs. Bligh, and believe me Yours very sincerely Thos. Pasley P. S. 2 Preparations for the voyage took several months, mainly at the Deptford shipyard on the Thames, with its docks and slipways, its huge storehouse and long rows of workshops. Bligh received two ships. One was the 28-gun, three-decked Providence, a new West Indiaman, designed to carry large cargoes. QXD 3/6/02 12:56 PM Page 12 Th e L i f e o f M a t t h e w F l i n d e r s complement of 200 that included twenty marines, a security Bligh did not have on the Bounty.

2 Preparations for the voyage took several months, mainly at the Deptford shipyard on the Thames, with its docks and slipways, its huge storehouse and long rows of workshops. Bligh received two ships. One was the 28-gun, three-decked Providence, a new West Indiaman, designed to carry large cargoes. QXD 3/6/02 12:56 PM Page 12 Th e L i f e o f M a t t h e w F l i n d e r s complement of 200 that included twenty marines, a security Bligh did not have on the Bounty. The second was the small, two-masted brig Assistant to serve as tender, with 27 men, among them four marines, all commanded by Lieutenant Nathaniel Portlock, an experienced and science-minded sailor.

At 10 the signal to engage . . 5 A few shots were exchanged, but darkness came on with heavy rain and thick haze, and the French ships vanished into the gloom. In December 1793 the Bellerophon returned for the winter to the naval anchorage at Spithead, in the strait between the Isle of Wight and the English mainland. The ship’s refit began: repairs, replacements, sides and stern repainted. Flinders recorded a cold winter, squally, with sleet and snow in January. In April 1794 Captain William Pasley was promoted to rearadmiral, and Flinders, still with him on the Bellerophon, became an aide-de-camp.

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