New from Award-winning author, MaryLu Tyndall, a Time-Slip Novel!
A love story that spans the ages…
A woman with a past searching for pirate treasure
A pious professor seeking worldly recognition
And an historic pirate who brings them together.
The only thing Lexie’s mother left her after her death was a folder full of ancient letters and an old coin. Determined to remove the curse of poverty and crime from her family’s past, Lexie sets off to Charleston, S.C. to find the mythical treasure of Stede Bonnet.
Professor Barret Johnson represents everything Lexie hates. Born to wealth and privilege, Barret’s family are pillars of the community, successful, educated, Christians who never suffered a day in their lives. Yet she has no choice but to allow him to help her decipher the letters.
As the couple read each letter, we are transported into the past where we follow the adventures of Stede Bonnet from his start in Barbados, through each success and failure, and his eventual connection with Blackbeard himself.
Lexie discovers a kindred spirit in her ancestor, Bonnet, and lessons learned from the past soon drift into the present. But someone is after the letters, and soon Barret and Lexie find themselves in grave danger. They must figure out the puzzle Bonnet left them and retrieve the treasure before whoever is after them gets desperate enough to end their lives.
My Rating: 4 Stars!
MaryLu Tyndall once again takes her readers on a good pirate adventure. In part. For this is a time slip novel. She does this one well as she does with all her other books. The tale is based on a real pirate, too, and how his life affects those in the present day. So, settle back and be ready for a grand
adventure on the high seas and the present day!
I received a copy of this book from the publisher and author. I received no compensation and the review here is entirely my own opinion.