1. Swashbuckling adventuring of awesomeness. Yes.
2. Romance that’s true to the characters, not sweet and sappy.
3. A vivid and colorful setting. Magic I’ve never seen before.
For some reviews (if I haven’t convinced you well enough) check out what Anne Lyle had to say about Ten Ruby Trick and The Book Buff’s review (though the reviewer there dinged the TRT for language, I can’t say I noticed. I guess I expect my pirates, rapscallions, and racketeers to drop the F-bomb early and often.)
Have you read it? What did you think?