Wow, now this is what I call a yummy alpha male. I can't put my finger on what makes Jack so appealing, but wow. He was commanding but in such a sexy way. I've read some stories where commanding just seems bossy and not sexy at all. That was totally not the case with Jack. Plus this is a friends to lovers story, which I love, so that was an added bonus. One point deducted for the use of "turgid". (I'm beginning to think it's not quite a Mari Carr story without turgid, but I wish she'd use another word, lol.) The dual stories of the pirate fantasy with Jack and Emma's growing relationship was interesting. And the sex, as usual, was quite steamy. I look forward to reading Travis's book because he obviously needs an HEA.