Ahoy mateys! A wild adventure on the high seas awaits readers with Tyndall’s new Escape to Paradise series. There is romance, deep secrets, intrigue and a chance at having happiness after the horrors of war. Strong characters and a few surprises will make this a favorite of historical fans and make it a part of their keeper shelf.
Eliza Crawford wants to start over and forget all about the ugliness of the Civil War, in which she lost everything. She is also carrying a terrible secret that could affect how people treat her, including Colonel Blake Wallace, the person spearheading this adventure to Brazil. Also recovering from the horrors of the war, Blake seeks peace and quiet. Will the dangers of the high seas prevent this ragtag group of people from finding what they are looking for, or will they discover more danger in their dreams of a utopia? (BARBOUR, Mar., 330 pp., $12.99)