The Alamo Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #7)

Posted February 3, 2019 by thebeccafiles in / 7 Comments

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Title: The Alamo Bride

Author: Kathleen Y’Barbo

Series: Daughters of the Mayflower #7

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: Feb 1, 2019

Format: ARC e-book

About the Book:

A Series for Lovers of History, Adventure, Romance, and Ancestry

Will Ellis Lose All at the Alamo?
Ellis Dumont finds a man in New Orleans Grey unconscious on Dumont property in 1836. As his fevers rage, the man mutters strange things about treasures and war. Either Claiborne Gentry has lost his mind or he’s a spy for the American president—or worse, for the Mexican enemy that threatens their very lives. With the men of her family away, Ellis must stand courageous and decide who she can trust. Will she put her selfish wants ahead of the future of the republic or travel with Clay to Mission San Jose to help end the war?

Join the adventure as the Daughters of the Mayflower series continues with The Alamo Bride by Kathleen Y’Barbo.

More in the Daughters of the Mayflower series:
The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse – set 1620 Atlantic Ocean (February 2018)
The Pirate Bride by Kathleen Y’Barbo – set 1725 New Orleans (April 2018)
The Captured Bride by Michelle Griep – set 1760 during the French and Indian War (June 2018)
The Patriot Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse – set 1774 Philadelphia (August 2018)​
The Cumberland Bride by Shannon McNear – set 1794 on the Wilderness Road (October 2018)
The Liberty Bride by MaryLu Tyndall – set 1814 Baltimore (December 2018)
The Alamo Bride by Kathleen Y’Barbo – set 1836 Texas (February 2019)

My Review:

I have really enjoyed this whole series so far. While I tend to read a lot of historical fiction, this series challenges me to also read historical stories outside of my typical time periods and events. While I certainly have my favorites in the series, there aren’t any so far that I’ve really disliked.

Considering the fact that I read this book in one sitting, I certainly found it interesting. I was fairly underwhelmed by a lack of action though. It didn’t have a satisfying conclusion to several pieces of the story and it ended too abruptly. I enjoyed reading about Ellis and Clay and how their relationship developed, and I got a few laughs out of some of their witty humor. I would have liked to see more development behind Clay’s past and his special mission.

So while I have some mixed emotions about this chapter in the series, I’m still glad I read it and can’t wait to see what comes next. I would have liked to see more to the ending, but I enjoyed the rest of the story. I’d easily recommend it to other historical fiction fans.

*I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. Thoughts and opinions expressed are mine alone.

Rating: 4-Stars-300x57


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