Tuesday, July 26, 2016

To Capture Her Heart - A Book Review

To Capture Her Heart is the second book in The Southold Chronicles series.  You do not need to read the first book before this one.  It is a great stand alone book.

The book is set in the mid 1600's and Heather Flower, an Indian princess is celebrating her wedding feast, but before the actual wedding takes place her tribe is attacked.  Her groom is killed and Heather Flower and several of the Indian woman are kidnapped.  Heather Flower is tied up and left to die.  Lieutenant Dirk Van Buren rescues Heather Flower and forms a strong bond with her.

Heather Flower is dealing with her grief and her dear friends, the Hortons, are helping her out in her time of need.  Ben Horton has strong feelings for Heather Flower and hopes that they can have a relationship together, but Heather Flower's heart is leading her towards Lieutenant Buren.  She must choose between staying loyal to her friend or following her heart.

Historical romance is my favorite genre and I love when an author intertwines a fictional story with historical events.  I found it very interesting that the land in this story is what eventually became Long Island, New York!

I have to say I struggled a little in the beginning of this book.  I had a hard time getting into it, but I stuck with it and it wasn't long before I found myself thoroughly enjoying this tale!


Rebecca DeMarino is the author of A Place in His Heart, book one of The Southold Chroniclesa series inspired by her ninth great-grandparents, Barnabas and Mary Horton. She inherited her love of baking and gardening from her mother; a love of horses, reading, and writing from her dad; and the wanderlust gene from both parents. Rebecca lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Tom. Learn more at www.rebeccademarino.com

***This book was provided to me by the publisher in exchange for my honest review.

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