Sunday, March 13, 2016

"Charity's Cross" by MaryLu Tyndall

About the Book:
Suspected of killing her husband, Charity Westcott flees on the first ship out of Portsmouth, England heading for the colonies. Loathing all men after her abusive marriage, she hopes to reunite with her family in Charles Towne, but the ship ends up in Nassau. When she spots her husband’s brother, who is intent on seeing her hang, boarding her ship, she jumps overboard.
Elias Dutton, preacher and son of the famous pirate, Rowan Dutton, must get to Barbados as soon as possible. His sister is in danger, and his parents have charged him with her safety. He cannot let them down—again.  But after rescuing a madcap woman from the bay, he now finds himself tricked into masquerading as her husband so they both can procure passage to Barbados.

Pirates, storms, shipwreck and betrayal threaten to delay the couple in their journey even as sparks fly between them. With her brother-in-law in fast pursuit, the last thing Charity wants is help from a man, especially a religious one, but she has no choice. After Elias’ heart was broken by a sordid woman who nearly ruined his life, he seeks a godly woman pure as the virgin sands of the Caribbean. He believes he has found such a woman in Charity. Until he discovers she is a murderer and is now faced with two choices: letting her go or turning her in to the authorities.

My Review:
This is my first book by MaryLu Tyndall and it won’t be my last.  This was a great book!  I loved the action and romance.  I love books where you feel for the characters and I felt so horrible for Charity.  Elias was a great character to come in and show her Who's important and Who she can turn to in her time of need.   This book was such an adventure; there was never a dull moment!  I’m so excited to read the other books in the series that I ended up buying them!

~I received a free copy of this book from the author and CelebrateLit in exchange for my honest review.~

About the Author:
Award-winning author MaryLu Tyndall dreamt of pirates and sea-faring adventures during her childhood days on Florida’s Coast. With more than seventeen books published, she makes no excuses for the spiritual themes embedded within her romantic adventures. Her hope is that readers will not only be entertained but will be brought closer to the Creator who loves them beyond measure. In a culture that accepts the occult, wizards, zombies, and vampires without batting an eye, MaryLu hopes to show the awesome present and powerful acts of God in a dying world. A Christy award nominee and Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award winner, MaryLu makes her home with her husband, six children, two grandchildren and several stray cats on the California coast.


Link to Buy Book:
Charity's Cross

Tour Dates of Other Blogger Reviews:
March 2: simpleharvestreads
March 3: Reading Is My SuperPower
March 3: Mary Hake
March 4: Christian Bookaholic
March 4: Heidi Reads…
March 5: Just Commonly
March 6: cherylbbookblog
March 7: Daysong Reflections
March 8: Cassandra M’s Place
March 8: Splashes of Joy
March 9: The Editor’s Note
March 9: Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations
March 10: Bigreadersite
March 10: Bukwurmzzz
March 11: A Greater Yes
March 11: Texas Book-aholic
March 12: Singing Librarian Books
March 13: Raining Butterfly Kisses
March 14: Seasons of Opportunities



  1. Wow, Summer, you made my day! Thank you for the great review!!I hope you enjoy the rest of the series. God Bless!

    1. Oh thank you for writing such a good book! I do need to edit my post as I ended up buying the rest of the books in the series!


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