Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Beloved Captive by Kathleen Y'Barbo(AND GIVEAWAY)

***Leave a comment on this post to be entered to win a copy. Ends Wednesday December 3 at midnight. ***

This week, the

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance

is introducing

Beloved Captive

Barbour Publishing, Inc (November 1, 2008)


Kathleen Y’Barbo


There’s never a dull moment in the Y’Barbo household! From hockey and cheer mom to publicist to bestselling author, Kathleen Y’Barbo somehow manages to do it all - and well. While wearing her publicist’s hat, Kathleen has secured interviews with radio, television, and print media for clients at NavPress, Hatchette, Integrity, Barbour Publishing, and Broadman & Holman, to name a few. She also brings her own unique blend of Southern charm and witty prose to the more than 350,000 award-winning novels and novellas currently in print. Her novels have been nominated for American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2006; and 2007 will see the release of her 25th book.

Kathleen is a tenth-generation Texan and a mother of three grown sons and a teenage daughter. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University. Kathleen is a former treasurer for the American Christian Fiction Writers, and is a member of the Author’s Guild, Inspirational Writers Alive, Words for the Journey Christian Writers Guild, and the Fellowship of Christian Authors. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker, and her kids think she’s a pretty cool mom, too…most of the time, anyway.

The first book in this series is Beloved Castaway.


In this sequel to Beloved Castaway, Emilie Gayarre is learning to accept her mixed race heritage while finding fulfillment in teaching children of the key. There is no denying the attraction between Emilie and the handsome young naval commander, Caleb Spencer, who is shadowed by his own flock of secrets. But if her heritage is found out, even greater things than his career are at risk. Enjoy this historical romance full of risk and redemption.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Beloved Captive, go HERE.

My Review:

Although this is book two in a series it is fine by itself. The author does a good job providing enough details from the previous book for everything to make sense. This is a good mixture of the high sea adventure with land. Emilie heads home to see her dying father and ask for money for the island school she teaches at. She finds out painful secrets and leaves to go by herself to the island. She has quite at trip at sea. lol No Spoilers. This is a great story. I enjoyed it and the ending is satisfying.


Anonymous said...

This sounds like a good series. Please enter me in the giveaway.


Unknown said...

This book sounds really good I would like to enter to win it!

Karin said...

Sounds interesting-- please enter me. Thank you!

Carole said...

I would love to win this book, Brittanie! This is a new author to me and her books are the type I enjoy. Thank you for the giveaway.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net

Merry said...

Beloved Captive sounds like a great romantic story; please add my name. Thanks!

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