Monday, November 14, 2011

Surrender the Heart & Surrender the Dawn by MaryLu Tyndall

Surrender the Heart

&

Surrender the Dawn

by

MaryLu Tyndall


Surrender the Heart
Book 1 in Surrender to Destiny Series


  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Barbour Books (August 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1602601658
  • ISBN-13: 978-1602601659
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 1 inches



Book Blurb
Relive the rich history of the War of 1812 through the eyes of Marianne Denton and Noah Brenin, who both long to please their families but neither one wishes to marry the other. Noah is determined to get his cargo to England before war breaks out, and Marianne is equally determined to have a wedding so that her inheritance can be unlocked and her destitute family saved. When their stubborn games get them captured by a British warship, can they escape and bring liberty to their country—and growing love?

My Thoughts on Surrender the Heart
Marianne Denton needs to marry Noah Brenin so she can get her inheritance. This is the only way she can afford the medicine her mother needs. But neither Noah or Marianne is very excited about the wedding, why Noah even walked out on his own engagement party! If Noah could make enough money from the cargo he is taking to England maybe he won’t have to marry this woman he doesn’t even like. But little did he know that Marianne would follow him to the ship, only to get stranded there when the ship sails. And of course when she was found, the ship was too far out at sea to take her back. To Noah’s horror, running out on his engagement party was not so smart after all! Oh! What a tangled web we can weave!
I absolutely loved this book! Noah and Marianne’s journey as their adventures at sea started captured me from the very beginning. Not knowing a lot about cargo ships, I really enjoyed the bit of information I learned about ships, shipmates, pirates, and all of the other workers and stuff involved in running a ship. MaryLu has a way with weaving details of the story together with romance and the importance of living Godly lives that makes a most interesting and enlightening story for her readers. In my opinion, MaryLu is just one of the best!
I strongly encourage you to grab a copy of each book in this series to read, enjoy and pass along to others for their enjoyment. You will not be disappointed!
A huge thank you to the author MaryLu for providing me a copy of this book to read and review. I was not expected or required to write a positive review. The opinions in this review are my own honest opinions. The publisher for this book is Barbour Books
Purchase at Amazon     or    Barbour Books
To read the first chapter, see press release, download discussion questions, go HERE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3Qfc30zpbg


Surrender the Night
Book 2 in Surrender to Destiny Series

Book Blurb
Step into a breathtaking novel of adventure and romance set amid the War of 1812. During an assault by an enemy sailor, timid farm girl Rose McGuire is saved by the least likely of heroes—a British Naval Lieutenant. Now that he’s wounded, she’ll have to heal as well as hide him. Alex Reed is being aided and abetted by his enemy—albeit an innocent and attractive one. But he might be doing Rose more harm than good if his presence on her farm is discovered. As their love blooms, trouble looms. Will this couple survive another British invasion?



review on my blog here
http://splashesofjoy.wordpress.com/category/book-reviews/marylu-tyndall/
Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Barbour Books (March 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1602601666
  • ISBN-13: 978-1602601666
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.9 inches

Purchase at Amazon       Or at Barbour Books
To read the first chapter, see press release, download discussion questions, go HERE

http://www.youtube.com/user/BarbourPublishing1?blend=1&ob=5#p/u/0/ncWZ2ZYk10s


Surrender the Dawn
Book 3 in Surrender to Destiny Series




  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Barbour Books; Original edition (August 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1602601674
  • ISBN-13: 978-1602601673
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 1 inches

Book Blurb
You’ll be gasping for air in this seafaring romance by popular author and Christy Award nominee MaryLu Tyndall. Baltimore’s Cassandra Channing will do anything to provide for her family—even if it means hiring the town rogue as a privateer. Luke Heaton is a handsome rake with a tortured past who is blackmailed by the British into selling supplies to their ships just off the coast. Cassandra and Luke’s worlds collide as they are drawn into danger, secrets, romance, and war. But when the British begin to bombard Fort McHenry, how long can they protect their love—and each other?
My Thoughts on Surrender the Dawn
With her father and brothers gone from home, Cassandra Channing is taking care of her family. She wants to invest her money into something reliable, but no one wants to take investments from a woman. That is until Luke Heaton comes into the picture. Luke won a ship while gambling and he needs money to restore it, but with his drinking and gambling, can he be trustworthy? Will Cassandra turn all of her money over to Luke for the ship fixer upper? And it doesn’t help matters when Cassandra and Luke start having feelings for each other as they spend time together. Read this wonderful historical story to find out these answers.
In Surrender the Dawn, MaryLu Tyndall writes another page-turning historical romance. The unique characters were so real I felt like I knew them personally. And I love that she so professionally weaves the characters from all three book together in this last book in the series. I will miss reading about these charming and fun characters.
This is my first series by MaryLu to read, and I am hooked! I love the passion she has for writing historical fiction, and the way that passion comes to life in her writing. Another thing I almost forgot is the message in her stories of the importance of living Godly lives. Of course these characters are just like people today, they struggle daily with difficult issues, causing them to turn their backs on God, but MaryLu so consciously teaches through her writing that when we let God control our lives, things are not perfect for us, but God will be there for us, carrying us through our difficulties.
I highly recommend this book to those who enjoy Christian Fiction of any kind. You will not be disappointed in either book in this series!
A huge thank you to the author MaryLu for providing me a copy of this book to read and review. I was not expected or required to write a positive review. The opinions in this review are my own honest opinions.
Purchase at Amazon     or Purchase at Barbour Books
To read the first chapter, see press release, download discussion questions, go HERE

http://www.youtube.com/user/BarbourPublishing1?blend=1&ob=5#p/u/0/c3_JWJ9dfqs

About the Author…MaryLu Tyndall
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; Isaiah 43:2

Biography

Many other miracles have happened in my family since I gave my life
to Jesus, and all I can say is I truly look forward to every day.
MaryLu Tyndall, a Christy Award Finalist, and best-selling author of the Legacy of the King’s Pirates series is known for her adventurous historical romances filled with deep spiritual themes. She holds a degree in Math and worked as a software engineer for fifteen years before testing the waters as a writer. MaryLu currently writes full time and makes her home on the California coast with her husband, six kids, and four cats. Her passion is to write page-turning, romantic adventures that not only entertain but open people’s eyes to their God-given potential. MaryLu is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. For more information on MaryLu and her upcoming releases, please visit her website at http://www.mltyndall.com or her blog at http://crossandcutlass.blogspot.com/

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