by Beth White
First of all, BEAUTIFUL COVER!!! That’s a huge part of my review right there!!! Simply gorgeous! Secondly, this is a fun book centering around the Revolutionary War. You had me at … Well, both of those things!!!
I’ll admit, the beginning was a bit confusing with all the names getting thrown at you. As the book goes on, you start to follow. Lyse, the main character, has a rich ethnic background and trying to follow her line is CRAZY!
That being said, it was a fun read! Pirates, the war, spies, and romance. All right up my alley!!! It was a book about accepting who you are without reservation, bringing God glory in it and showing His love. It seemed like it might have been written more towards a YA audience, but I am not sure if that was the intent.
Pick up a copy for yourself and a friend! The link is in the pic above!! Thanks, Revell, for this fun read! As always, this is my honest opinion. Here’s to many more!!
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Beth also gave me a copy of the back cover so you can read a little more about what the book is about! I never give much away in my reviews so that there aren’t any spoilers. Enjoy!!
The Creole Princess
Torn between loyalties to family and flag, one young woman is about to discover that her most important allegiance is to her heart.
It is 1776 and all along the eastern seaboard, the American struggle for independence rages. But in the British-held southern port of Mobile, Alabama, the conflict brewing is much quieter—though no less deadly.
Lyse Lanier may be French in heritage, but she spends most of her time in the company of the ebullient daughter of the British commander of Mobile. When a charming young Spanish merchant docks in town, Lyse is immediately struck by his easy wit and flair for the dramatic.
But is he truly who he makes himself out to be? Spies abound, and Spain has yet to choose a side in the American conflict. Is Lyse simply an easy mark for Rafael Gonzalez to exploit? Or are his overtures of love as genuine as Spanish gold?
With spectacular detail that brings the cultural gumbo of the Colonial Gulf Coast alive, Beth White invites you to step into a world of intrigue and espionage from a little-known slice of the American Revolutionary War.
What critics are saying about the Gulf Coast Chronicles
“Duplicity, danger, political intrigue, and adventure.”—Booklist on The Pelican Bride
“New France comes alive thanks to intricate detail.”—Publishers Weekly review of The Pelican Bride
“The brutal New World [is] captured with distinct detail in this fast-paced romantic adventure.”—RT Book Reviews on The Pelican Bride
Beth White is the award-winning author of The Pelican Bride. A native Mississippian, she teaches music at an inner-city high school in historic Mobile, Alabama. Her novels have won the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Carol Award, the RT Book Club Reviewers’ Choice Award, and the Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award. Learn more at www.bethwhite.net.