History and Romance with a bit of Mystery
Tide and Tempest is Book 3 and the final book in the Edge of Freedom Series by Elizabeth Ludwig. It can be read separately even though it continues the connection to the revolutionary Irish Fenians group in the 1800s. Tillie’s betrothed, Braedon, died aboard Captain Morgan’s boat two years previously and the good Captain has returned to New York to check on her welfare. He feels obligated to help her when he is made aware that his ship’s doctor actually poisoned her fiancé. In the process, Morgan learns that Tillie’s life is now endanger and his protective instincts change into love as the danger on her life increases. There is plenty of intrigue and mystery involved as Morgan and his brother, Cass, strive to find out who is behind the murder of Braedon and why the assassin was hired to murder the man Tillie was to marry.
The Edge of Freedom series begins with No Safe Harbor (1) and Dark Road Home (2).