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Elva Cobb Martin

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Elva Cobb Martin is a multi-published author, a mother and grandmother and life-long resident of South Carolina. She is a graduate of Anderson University and Erskine College, and is a retired teacher, minister, and president of ACFW-SC Chapter. Her favorite city, Charleston, inspires her stories of romance and adventure. Her love of writing grew out of a desire to share exciting love stories of courageous characters and communicate truths of the Christian faith to bring hope and encouragement. Her Christian fiction found on Amazon includes In a Pirate’s Debt, Book 1 in The Barretts of Charleston series and Summer of Deception, Book 2; and three books in her Charleston Brides series: Book 1, The Pirate’s Purchase; Book 2 The Sultan’s Captive; and Book 3, The Petticoat Spy, releasing October 5, 2021. Elva always pauses to sample chocolate, to love on babies of any kind, and to smell the roses. Connect with her on social media:

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The Sugar Baron's Governess

Banished from Charleston for his misdeeds years earlier, Joshua Becket built a new life on both sides of the law in Jamaica. As sugar plantation owner and member of the governing British Assembly, he’s known and respected on the island. But he guards a secret identity. As swashbuckling Captain Jay,…

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The Petticoat Spy

A Charles Town belle and a blockade runner ignite fireworks in more ways than one during the American Revolution. To Anna Grace Laurens, the war is like a distant bad dream until her family’s Charles Town plantation is burned and her parents murdered by those loyal to the king. She flees on horseback…

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The Sultan's Captive

The lure of the legendary Spice Trail beckons, but he may never find a spice more precious than the treasure he left in Charles Town. Two Charles Town men love Georgia Ann Cooper—Samuel Vargas and his step-brother, Joshua Becket—but only one both intrigues and infuriates her. Even though he’s…

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The Pirate's Purchase

Marisol Valentin flees Spain after murdering the nobleman who molested her. She ends up for sale on the indentured servants’ block at Charles Town harbor—dirty, angry, and with child. Her hopes are shattered, but she must find a refuge for herself and the child she carries. Can this new land offer…

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In a Pirate's Debt

In a Pirate's Debt - Book 1 The Barretts of Charleston Saving her can land him in a hangman's noose at low tide in Charles Town Harbor. Repaying her debt to him will consign her to a life worse than death. When confronted with a forced marriage, Travay Allston flees her stepfather's Jamaica plantation…

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Summer of Deception

Summer of Deception - Book 2 The Barretts of Charleston Determined to unearth the truth about her DEA agent brother’s reported death, Rachel York takes a position at an historic Charleston tea plantation, but she finds she is ill prepared to deal with the plantation’s new owner. Luke Barrett may…

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