Tyndall, MaryLu. Forsaken Dreams. Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Publishing. 2013.
Eliza Crawford, a widowed Confederate army nurse, sets sail for Brazil hoping to guard her secrets. New friends, a dangerous sea and the intriguing Colonel Blake Wallace complicate the journey to the new land and envisioned utopian community. Eliza Crawford and Colonel Blake Wallace must sort through dangers and painful memories to find the forgiveness and peace for which they both long.
A PENNY FOR MY THOUGHTS:
MaryLu Tyndall presents the reader with an exceptional use of the literary technique of flash-forward and flashback. While flash-forward is a difficult element to successfully use, Tyndall incorporates the technique with literary grace. By combining the flash-forwards and flashbacks, the reader is swept into the story by gaining the characters’ perspectives. The slightly disorientating effect that the method naturally produces, was well incorporated into a story that is set at sea. Overall, the resulting effect is a believable set of characters and a vivid setting and context.
4.5 (out of 5) pennies
I absolutely LOVE this book!!! So glad you also enjoyed it 🙂 Cant WAIT to read Elusive Hope!!
I even loved the cover of the book!!
I know!!! That’s what tells me its a keeper 🙂
We must think alike! Glad you are part of my blogging community!!
Likewise 🙂 God Bless you!!
It sounds as good as Elusive Hope. Forsaken Dreams is the next book on the agenda. Many thanks for sharing your review!
You are very welcome; thanks for taking the time to read my review!!