A dauntless hero will do whatever it takes to win the heart of his bride in Mary Johnston's bestselling historical adventure set in colonial Jamestown Captain Percy is the embodiment of bravery. At the suggestion of a friend, he boards a ship to America to stake his claim in the New World-and perhaps even meet the woman of his dreams. Meanwhile, eligible women are setting sail to the very same place on "bride ships" in order to find husbands and forge new lives. Jocelyn Leigh is one such lady. She fled Europe in order to escape an unwanted suitor, but much to her dismay, he follows her across the Atlantic. Jocelyn thinks that her problems are over when Captain Percy rescues her and asks for her hand in marriage. But life in Jamestown is far from easy. From swashbuckling pirates to kidnapping plots, from hostile Spaniards to wary indigenous tribes, danger seems to lurk in every corner of the new colony. Johnston's most popular novel, To Have and to Hold is a classic adventure for all ages. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.