Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family

7 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 760 ratings

Silver Storm Publisher's Summary

Dashing and dangerous Andre Raveneau is the Revolutionary War's most reckless privateer captain when Devon Lindsay stows away aboard his ship after her Connecticut town has been burned by the British. Raveneau sardonically agrees to deliver her to her childhood sweetheart in Virginia but doesn't count on his own potent attraction to the enchanting, courageous Devon.

Through high adventure, swashbuckling sea battles, and the colorful history of America's revolution, the couple battles the fiery passion that binds them together.

Silver Storm is on keeper shelves worldwide. The story of Andre and Devon and their twisting path to true love is one you will want to revisit over and over!

©1979, 2011 Cynthia Challed (P)2014 Cynthia Challed
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  • Book 1

    • Silver Storm

    • The Raveneau Novels, Book 1
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 270

    Dashing and dangerous Andre Raveneau is the Revolutionary War's most reckless privateer captain when Devon Lindsay stows away aboard his ship after her Connecticut town has been burned by the British. Raveneau sardonically agrees to deliver her to her childhood sweetheart in Virginia but doesn't count on his own potent attraction to the enchanting, courageous Devon. Through high adventure, swashbuckling sea battles, and the colorful history of America's revolution, the couple battles the fiery passion that binds them together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My all-time favorite novel, now as an Audiobook!

    • By Past Romance on 04-22-14

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Smuggler's Moon

    • Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family, Book 2
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 161

    Feisty Julia Faircloth is used to managing the lives of her eccentric relatives, so when darkly dangerous Lord Sebastian Trevarre arrives in Bath and proposes to her shy sister Sarah, she switches places with the bride to save her from a shockingly carnal wedding night. Against his better judgment, Sebastian consummates a marriage to the most provoking, appealing woman he's ever known, and then is forced to live with her in his neglected yet enchanting estate on the coast of Cornwall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good One!

    • By Lady M on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $23.08

  • Book 3

    • The Secret of Love

    • Rakes & Rebels, Book 3
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    When Lady Isabella Trevarre first laid eyes on Gabriel St. Briac, she announced to her best friend: "That is the man I will marry!" Now a woman grown, Izzie has traded her girlish dreams for the independent life of an artist, but she never quite forgot the dazzling Frenchman who captivated her young heart. When he appears again in Cornwall, the seeds of desire grow between them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written story + Masterful narration = Magic

    • By Past Romance on 02-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Surrender the Stars

    • The Raveneau Novels, Book 2
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Renegade sea captain Ryan Coleraine is persuaded to accompany the adventurous Raveneau family to Regency London to spy for America during the War of 1812. The sardonic Coleraine must take the place of their son, who is in the West Indies, and pretend to be a fop. Lindsay Raveneau, a beautiful and independent bluestocking, finds herself with a "brother" who challenges and arouses her in the most unsettling ways...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVE The Raveneau Novels! Fabulous!

    • By Teresa on 06-25-14

    Regular price: $23.08

  • Book 5

    • His Make-Believe Bride

    • Rakes & Rebels: The Raveneau Family, Book 5
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    A French pirate of smoldering passions, Justin St. Briac will never marry. However, when his manipulative mother beckons him to her deathbed in Cornwall, he succumbs to her plea that he take a bride. Mouette Raveneau, once the toast of the London ton, has been ruined by her dead husband's crimes. With two adolescent sons and no means of support, she reluctantly takes refuge in Cornwall. To grant his mother's dying wish, Justin devises an elaborate charade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Dialogue in Historical Romance

    • By LilMissMolly on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 6

    • His Reckless Bargain: (The Raveneau Novels, Book 3)

    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Nathan Raveneau, son of Andre & Devon (Silver Storm), is known as "The Scapegrace" in Regency London for his rakish exploits and devastating good looks. He is also a sea captain with an estate on Barbados. To gain land near his enemy, Xavier Crowe, Raveneau agrees to act as protector to headstrong Adrienne Beauvisage - and keep her chaste until her 21st birthday.

    Adrienne is both outraged and intrigued by the man who calls himself Nathan Essex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very enjoyable sags continues...

    • By Terri on 01-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • Tempest

    • The Raveneau Novels, Book 4
    • By: Cynthia Wright
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Newport heiress Catherine Beasley Parrish has been groomed all her life to marry an English duke. However, when she meets Adam Raveneau, the latest in a long line of Raveneau rakes and a newly created viscount, Cathy awakens to a destiny worth fighting for. Although Raveneau insists that he is not marriage material, he is in desperate need of funds to restore Tempest Hall, his crumbling family estate on Barbados. And when Cathy begs him to save her from the toad-like duke her mother intends her to marry, Adam realizes that they may be able help each other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the ending great plot

    • By Cyn on 10-15-16

    Regular price: $23.08