Saturday, 13 September 2008

Preview of M L Tyndall's The Red Siren

Here's a book I can't wait to read - MaryLu Tyndall's first in her new Charles Towne Belles series, The Red Siren.

Hang in there with me until January, 2009 when it releases from Barbour!

Lady Faith Westcott has turned her back on God and on man. Having witnessed the hypocrisy in the Church of England, her older sister's abuse at the hand of her husband, and her own mother's untimely death in childbirth, Faith has determined never to marry and to gain enough wealth so she and her two sisters will never have to depend on man or God again. To that end, though a lady by day, she becomes a pirate by night and begins her sordid career off Portsmouth when she attacks and plunders a merchant ship commanded by the young Dajon Waite. Humiliated at being defeated by a pirate and a woman no less, Dajon returns home without cargo and ship, and his father expels him from the family merchant business. After a brief sojourn into debased society, Dajon rejoins the Royal Navy, where he finds comfort in the strict rules and redemption through his service to others.

Three years later, he is sent to the frontier outpost of Charles Towne, South Carolina to deal with the pirate problem. There, he connects with his mentor and old friend, Admiral Westcott, who has just arrived with his three daughters. Much to Dajon's utter dismay, Admiral Westcott, who is being called away to Spain, asks Dajon to be temporary guardian of his three lovely daughters. One of the ladies seems familiar to him, a striking redhead who immediately sends his heart thumping.

Faith recognizes Captain Waite as the buffoon whose ship she plundered off Portsmouth. Yet, he appears no longer the fool, but instead a tall, handsome and commanding naval officer. Despite her immediate attraction to him, she labels him the enemy, but sparks are guaranteed to fly during the next few months when independent, headstrong and rebellious Faith falls in love with God-fearing honorable, rule-following Dajon-especially when Faith continues her pirating off the Carolina coast while her father is away. Will Dajon catch her? And what will this man of honor and duty do when he does?


CherryBlossomMJ said...

I don't know how to wait that long! It's just not fair!! I want it now!!! Okay, sorry, I'm finished acting twenty years younger than my age.. *sigh* This is going to be such a great book, I'm really excited. I do just love MaryLu.

MaryLu Tyndall said...

Hi Rel!
Thanks for posting a preview of The Red Siren. And thanks Cherryblossommj for your enthusiasm! I'm very excited about this book too. It is all done and turned into my publisher, and I'm working on book 2, The Blue Enchantress. I pray everyone has a great weekend!
God Bless,

Anonymous said...

The cover is beautiful.

Ausjenny said...

Oh wow I cant wait looks like a great book I know the last one was wonderful.

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