Cave of Captive Hearts

Cave of Captive Hearts Professor Eugene ThornsbyThe Recognized Leader In His Chosen Field Of Oceanographic Archaeology His Reputation For Having An Unusual Mix Of Demanding, Demeaning, And Charisma Earned Him The Nickname Thorny From Both Those That Liked Him And Those That Didn T His One Love Was The Sea Now, But It Hadn T Been His Only Love As He And His Crew Prepared For Their First Dive Of The Season To Study The Effects Of Offshore Wave Action Near A Small Island In The Caribbean, The New Researcher He Had Just Hired Was Demanding Everyone S Attention In Ways Than One.and Dr Marielle FarnanA Passion For Everything Coral Started With A Childhood Visit To The Aquarium In Her Hometown Of Chicago, And Her New Position On This Crew Would Give Her An Excellent Opportunity To Gain The Valuable Experience She Needed Everything She Had Achieved Was The Result Of The Blue Collar Midwest Up Bringing She Received From Her Parents She Was Tough And She Knew What She Wanted, But Romantic Relationships Had Always Seemed To Take A Backseat To Her Hard Work Ethic.and A Dangerous Lapse In Judgment For Professor Eugene Thornsby And Dr Marielle Farnan, The Depths Of The Ocean Below Held A Fate That Neither Of Them Could Have Imagined Their Knowledge, Training And Instincts Would Be Tested And Stretched Beyond Their Limits As They Battled Each Other And Their Surroundings In Their Struggle They Found That Their Need To Escape Was Not The Only Need They Both Shared, It Was Something Else They Never Expected.Ultimately One Of Them Would Make A Decision That Could Mean The Difference Between Life And Death Could They Escape In Time Before Something Terrible Happened, Something That Neither Of Them Wanted To Happen, Especially Now Trapped Hearts Author Maggie Raine has created a story of two strong willed characters who are forced to rely on each other to escape an underwater cave Sailing aboard the charter fishing vessel The Sandra in the Caribbean, the sea suddenly becomes rough, bouncing up and down without wind or storm Soon, spouts of dirty water surround the vessel and then, suddenly everything becomes calm again Once into port, Captain Rigby Jake Jacobs contacts Professor Eugene Thornsley known to his students as Thorny at the Gerace Research Center For the Study of Archeology The professor s findings reveal an insular shelf shift undersea off the island of Barbuda caused by an underwater volcano eruption This has caused an increase in water temperature and created many small caves and caverns he plans to explore Eugene has invited Dr Marielle Farnan, a marine biologist, to join his four man research team along with Catherine and Paul, who have worked with him in the past Their mission is to set up underwater seismographs and current monitors along with cameras and thermometers The professor is arrogant, prickly, and makes Marielle feel she has made the wrong decision to join this team Her hackles are up and she s building a strong dislike for this intolerable man While Catherine and Paul team together, that leaves Marielle to dive with Eug
I was asked by the author to read and review this book, so here is my review This is a great story, a little short about 74 pages but I thought it was worth the time invested to read it Dr Marielle Farnan is a marine biologist and coral is her favorite under the waves Dr Eugene Thornsby is an archaeology but in the ocean He loves to explore the ocean bottom and any caves he might find On one expedition in Barbuda, He is teamed up with Marielle as his dive partner They are placing instruments to record wave action and other undersea activities When Thorny drifts towards a cave, Marielle goes to try and get him to not enter and help her place the instruments before their air supply runs out When they enter the cave, a rock slide blocks their path and they are stuck in the cave They try to find their way out but it is hard to do when your flashlights are losing power And
This is definitely a unique take on the romantic suspense genre There is definitely budding romance and a great deal of suspense but it comes from a very unusual quarter She develops the story in this novella in a uniquely captivating manner that highlights both the best and the worst in her characters Raine s look at nautical and marine life is just breathtaking You can almost feel the salty sea air Regardless of the situation these characters find themselves in, you can t help but laugh at the way they interact with each other Combine a man who is used to everyone deferring to him with a woman who s worked hard to get where she is and won t kowtow to anyone The way things happen is quite priceless, and scary at the same time I also enjoyed getting to know the characters as they came to know one another in a very peculiar
I wish the editing had been better There were little mistakes throughout the story, enough that I almost gave a rating of two stars One of my pet peeves is your you re and in one or two spots the wrong one was used There also appeared to be missing punctuation