Saturday, June 19, 2010

In My Mailbox - 6/19/10

Credit goes to The Story Siren for creating and hosting the In My Mailbox feature. Here are my new books for this week.

For review:

Wildwing by Emily Whitman

Addy knows there's so much more to life than what she has. She must be destined for more than being a maid to an eccentric elderly man. And so when she finds a mysterious contraption in the gentleman's study, of course she steps inside. Of course she bumps into the wrong button. Suddenly Addy is in medieval England, mistaken for the young woman betrothed to the lord of the nearby manor. It's destiny. But is it home? And will she ever find her way back to her own time? Will she want to, once she's met the shy, handsome falconer's apprentice?


Surrender the Heart by MaryLu Tyndall

For the sake of her ailing mother, Marianne Denton becomes engaged to Noah Brennin---a merchantman she despises. But as the War of 1812 escalates, Jonah's ship is captured by the British, and the ill-matched couple learns vital information that could aid America's cause. As they battle to save their country, will they also find love?


Bought:

Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz

Morrow Little is haunted by the memory of the day her family was torn apart by raiding Shawnee warriors. Now that she is nearly a grown woman and her father is ailing, she must make difficult choices about the future. Several men—ranging from the undesired to the unthinkable—vie for her attentions, but she finds herself inexplicably drawn to a forbidden love that both terrifies and intrigues her. Can she betray the memory of her lost loved ones—and garner suspicion from her friends—by pursuing a life with him? Or should she seal her own misery by marrying a man she doesn't love?


Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist

From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled--by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman. When Tillie is enlisted to help tame Mack's rugged behavior by tutoring him in proper servant etiquette, the resulting sparks threaten Tillie's efforts to be chosen as Edith Vanderbilt's lady's maid. After all, the one rule of the house is no romance below stairs.
But the stakes rise even higher when Mack and Tillie become entangled in a cover-up at the town orphanage. They could both lose their jobs, their aspirations ...and their hearts.

8 comments:

Laura Frantz said...

Yay, Rebecca! I just wandered over as I love perusing what's in your mailbox. Bless you for buying my book! They all look great. Marylu has a great cover, especially. Happy reading to you, dear friend! I'm going to put that top one on my list.

The Book Owl said...

Awesome books! I just realised that all of the covers look quite similar. All have women looking off into the distance in time period-correct clothing. haha Just thought I'd point it out.

Cleverly Inked said...

Lots to review

Julia M. Reffner said...

I'm reading and enjoying Courting Morrow Little right now! The ML Tyndall book sounds great too.

Jennifer@ Mrs. Q: Book Addict said...

Enjoy your new books I read Beguiled by Gist and I really enjoyed it. I love the cover for Surrender the Heart.

brandileigh2003 said...

Looks like a great week: Happy Reading! Check out my IMMB if you want here

Rebecca said...

Hi--

I spoke very briefly at the Book Bloggers Convention in NYC at the end of BEA,
May 28th. We're still reeling down here in Nashville and the need for books is
great. I've partnered with a local agency to help with our book project, A Dry
Read: New Books for Nashville. Please help if you can by blogging about the
project and encouraging everyone you know to participate by sending us books!
I've blogged about it on my page, www.rebeecabrothers.com. Please visit and pass
along the news. I'd really appreciate it!

Thanks so much-
Becky Brothers
Reader With a Capital "R"

Stephanie :) (Books Are A Girl's Best Friend) said...

What a great pile of books- a lot of them are on my wish list :) You're very lucky you have an ARC of Wildwing- did you have to ask for it?

 
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