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The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse February 9, 2018

Filed under: Book Reviews — Melissa Finnegan @ 1:47 pm
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Can a religious separatist and an opportunistic spy make it in the New World?
A brand new series for fans of all things related to history, romance, adventure, faith, and family trees.

Mary Elizabeth Chapman boards the Speedwell in 1620 as a Separatist seeking a better life in the New World. William Lytton embarks on the Mayflower as a carpenter looking for opportunities to succeed—and he may have found one when a man from the Virginia Company offers William a hefty sum to keep a stealth eye on company interests in the new colony. The season is far too late for good sailing and storms rage, but reaching land is no better as food is scarce and the people are weak. Will Mary Elizabeth survive to face the spring planting and unknown natives? Will William be branded a traitor and expelled?

Join the adventure as the Daughters of the Mayflower series begins with The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse.

My thoughts:

This is a brand new series, every book will be written by a different author. I haven’t read a lot of books based on the travel to America so I thought I would read this one.

This is definitely a series I will continue to follow.

Mary Elizabeth is a sweet girl who has never considered herself brave but finds she has to be to survive her travels on the Mayflower.

William has never really known what a family is but finds himself wanting one and also wondering about the faith he sees in Mary Elizabeth.

I will be honest, I was never really sucked into this book. I guess nothing reached out and grabbed me. The premise is good and like I said, I will be reading the next book in this series (I already have it). As always, this is my opinions only.

Visit Kimberley here.

Grab your copy at your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Christianbook.com or your favorite retailer.

A copy of this book was given to me through Netgalley.com. All opinions are my own. 

 

One Response to “The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse”

  1. Trixi O. Says:

    I’m just about finished reading this myself. This is not a time period that I’m overly familiar with so it’s interesting to read about it. I can’t imagine what people endured coming over to America on the Mayflower!

    So far, I love this book and am reading it rather quickly! I love seeing the character growth in Mary Elizabeth and my heart breaks for all she’s seen in a short period of time. And the gentle romance brewing between her and William is refreshing 🙂

    I’m certainly looking forward to each book in the Daughters of the Mayflower series. I already have my copy of The Pirate Bride as well!


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