The Pirate Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #2) by Kathleen Y'Barbo

The Pirate Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #2)

A Former Privateer and a Desperate Heiress Join Forces to Find a Treasure Jump on board with a brand new series for fans of all things related to history, romance, adventure, faith, and family trees. One hundred years after her mother's family came to the New World on the Mayflower, Maribel Cordova has landed in New Orleans to seek the man who holds the key to finding her father’s lost treasure. Attorney Jean-Luc Valmot has buried his past life...

Details The Pirate Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #2)

TitleThe Pirate Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #2)
Release DateApr 1st, 2018
PublisherBarbour Books
GenreHistorical, Historical Fiction, Christian Fiction, Romance

Reviews The Pirate Bride (Daughters of the Mayflower #2)

  • Julie Carpenter
    It's been a little while since I've stayed up all night and read a book. Spring break was last week for my kids and with lots of projects and activities planned as a family, I hardly even sat down to read at all. Not even audiobooks. Well Saturday evening after all the kids were in bed, I told my hubby that I was disappearing in a book. Ha! I had just finished a collection of novellas that I read so piecemeal that I just wanted to sit and devour ...
  • Loraine
    This book was not quite what I expected as I thought it would be about another woman who was on the Mayflower. Instead, it is about Maribel Cordoba, a descendent of Mary Chapman Lytton the heroine of Book 1. But it was a well written, high seas adventure with pirates, appealing characters, plot twists, and faith. Maribel is a sweet tomboy, fiercely independent, intelligent, determined, unforgettable, and a bookworm. Her favorite book is about pir...
  • Sarah Monzon
    This is what I’d call my guilty pleasure type of book. The fast pace kept me engaged and entertained. A fun way to spend a few hours.
  • Susan
    Though this is the second installment in the Daughters of the Mayflower series, it can easily be read as a stand-alone novel.This book offers the reader a fantastic adventure on the high seas. Pirates, political intrigue, family secrets and romance make this a fast-paced enjoyable read. I loved the feisty heroine, Mirabel. The hero, Jean-Luc inspires unfailing loyalty. Although this book appears to be a quick, entertaining read, don't miss the s...
  • Missy
    This book was such an enjoyable read. It followed Maribel Cordoba (Red) the young daughter of a Spanish ship captain and Jean-Luc a French ship captain. After taking over the ship of Maribel and her father, Jean-Luc forms a special place in his heart for Red, though he does not realize it for years later. Maribel is a reader of pirate books, knowing all ships, the duties of all aboard, and cannot help but irritate the French captain. After years ...
  • Shantelle
    The Pirate Bride was a book that I, personally, just didn't care for. It's a little disappointing for me, because I was quite excited about this multi-author series, DAUGHTERS OF THE MAYFLOWER. Now, being that the other books are by different authors, I will be continuing this series, even though The Pirate Bride is not one I'll be keeping on my bookshelf.So, what were my problems with this book? I can't exactly pinpoint everything. I just never ...
  • Anne
    The Pirate Bride is a real treasure. It has been a long time since I read a novel featuring a pirate or rather privateer, as Captain Jean Beaumont continually reminds Maribel. The story and its characters engulfed me from the first page. Y’Barbo has crafted an exciting tale of adventure on the high seas and in exotic locales. Combining snappy dialogue and witty characters, my attention never wavered. I did not experience one moment of boredom a...
  • Karen
    An enjoyable read full of adventure! A descendant from the Lytton family tree from book one of the series, Maribel Cordoba finds herself having quite an adventure as a twelve year old when out at sea with her estranged father. The story fast forwards to eleven years later on as she begins a new life in New Orleans, in 1724. I enjoyed the character of Maribel, with her insatiable curiosity, friendly nature and intelligent bantering with the shipma...
  • Kara
    When I saw the title, I knew I couldn't resist a good pirate story and it was my first time reading this author :) It starts off a little slow for me, but the as Maribel changes ships early in the story after what happens to her father, I was hooked to see what happened next to her. I was heartbroken and deeply touched when Evan Connor saves the captain's life and how well he pulled it off. Captain Beaumont somehow survives so much and I was amaz...
  • Brittany
    The Pirate Bride was full of many interesting and dangerous situations. I feel that I learned a lot as I read the story.This book was divided into two sections. One setting took place around the time that the main character, Maribel, was a child and detailed the events that surrounded her capture by privateer Jean-Luc Valmont. The other setting took place in the time when Maribel was a grown young woman.I was very interested in seeing how things ...
  • Kristin
    Ahoy there, mateys! This book was a lot of fun. I loved Maribel—she reminded me of a swashbuckling Anne of Green Gables. I was intrigued from the very first page.While this book left me with a few unanswered questions and I felt that the pacing was a bit erratic, I still thought this book was quirky and enjoyable. Again, I can’t help but compare it to Anne.The story felt fairly juvenile to me but that wasn’t necessarily a bad thing. Not to ...
  • Trisha Robertson (Joy of Reading)
    My imagination and my heart were captured and swept out to sea on a Pirate (cough, clears throat, errr) Privateer ship! I enjoyed the action and the drama in the story. I was a greedy book dragon devouring every word! These fantastic characters will take captive of your heart.In the beginning, I felt sad for Maribel, orphaned at a young age. Yet I cheered for her as she quickly rose above the devastation and we got to see her fiery personality an...
  • J. W. Garrett
    The Daughters of the Mayflower series:Book 1: The Mayflower BrideBook 2: The Pirate Bride The Pirate Bride worked as a stand-a-lone since each of the other books will feature different time periods. Future books in this series will be published throughout the rest of this year and will feature different authors. These books of faith present stories of love, historical settings, high adventure, and family trees.Jean-Luc Valmont first met Maribell ...
  • Susan Snodgrass
    "Pray the fear away. Pray the fear away." These are words that Maribel Cordoba's mother drilled into her as a child when she was afraid. Now she must use them.Kathleen Y'Barbo's book, The Pirate Bride, part of the Daughters of the Mayflower series that will continue through the end of the year, takes readers out onto the high seas for a wonderful adventure.I have long enjoyed Y'Barbo's books and own many of them. She is quite adept at switching g...
  • Dana Michael
    This book was a fun, sweet, mystery filled adventure. I felt as if I was swept away on a privateer ship in the Caribbean. With a little red headed girl who endeared herself to the crew as Red.The Captain, a handsome, feared, and brave man who had me swooning. I was captivated by this read. The talented author is new to me and I will most definitely be reading more from her. With that said, I would love to see these characters again with maybe Wil...
  • Nicole
    The Pirate Bride (2018) by Kathleen Y’Barbo is the second book in The Daughters of the Mayflower series. This novel comes in all forms including eBook, and is 251 pages in length. With a full-time job, a precocious five-year old at home The Pirate Bride took me one day to read. I received a copy of this novel in paperback form from Barbour Publishing. In no way has this influenced my opinion of the story. All opinions expressed in this review a...
  • Lynda Edwards
    After reading the first book in Barbour’s new series, The Daughters of the Mayflower, I impatiently awaited the next book. Although the family tree in the front shows the relation between the stories, it appears each book will be a standalone. While I perhaps might have enjoyed something a bit more directly related, this book in no other way disappointed me—it is a fantastic story that I might not otherwise have picked up if it were not in th...
  • Sarah
    Of Love and Pirates As the second book in the Daughters of the Mayflower series, “The Pirate Bride” proved to be even more engaging and intriguing than “The Mayflower Bride.” This series is interesting in that it chronicles pivotal points in history from a Christian perspective, with each installment written by a different author. This arrangement keeps the volumes fresh, avoiding the repetitious pattern that could otherwise easily result...
  • Paula Shreckhise
    The Pirate Bride by Kathleen Y’Barbo.This is second in the series The Daughters of the Mayflower and is set in 1724 to 1735 in the Caribbean and New Orleans. Building on the heritage of faith seen in the first book, this was an exciting tale of the times when the relations between Spain, France and England were constantly changing. Kathleen has done an admirable job incorporating her research into the story of a spunky heroine and a swoon worth...
  • Suzie
    In the second book of the Daughters of the Mayflower series, readers are taken back to the sea. This time in the waters of the Caribbean with threats of pirates and privateers to travelers.Eleven-year-old Maribel Cordoba is fearless when it comes to experiences on the water even though all of her knowledge has come from books. When she joins up with Captain Beaumont’s privateers, her favorite place on the ship is up high as the lookout. The pre...
  • Rebecca
    "Pray away the fear. Pray away the fear. Pray away . . . . . then the world went dark." By no fault of her own, eleven year old Maribel Cordoba finds herself on board the famed "Ghost Ship", manned by a notorious French privateer, Captain Beaumont. Her precocious nature has just landed her in the ship's brig, to the amusement of the crew; and a stark testament to the captain's determination to remind "Red" that he, not she, is in charge of his sh...
  • Tiffany Jones
    **FTC DISCLAIMER: I RECEIVED AN E-ARC FROM NETGALLEY IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW. RECEIPT OF THIS BOOK IN THIS MANNER DOES NOT AFFECT MY OPINION OF THE BOOK OR THE CONTENT OF MY REVIEW.**One hundred years after Mary Chapman and her family arrived in the New World on the Mayflower, Maribel Cordova arrives in New Orleans to find the man who holds the key to finding her father's lost treasure. Attorney Jean-Luc Valmont has buried his past so de...
  • Beth Erin
    Full review on Faithfully BookishThe Pirate Bride is a reader's delight with noble privateers, an island paradise, captives, mysteries, and romances! Maribel Cordova is a spunky, pirate obsessed twelve-year-old girl. Young Maribel is both completely enchanting and determinedly fearless. Jean-Luc Valmot is guided by a strong moral compass and stalwart work ethic. He leads and inspires men as he fights to right the wrongs in this world. A stellar...
  • Paige
    This was an enjoyable historical Christian fiction read with a romantic element. I found this entertaining and easy to read, while also feeling as if I were realistically experiencing a slice of history. I think this will especially appeal to readers who enjoy stories involving privateers and pirates, especially when there is a strong female lead and an honorable captain. This book is also for readers who like a happy and neatly tied up ending. T...
  • Lady Alexandrine
    Pirates! =) Oh, no! I meant: Privateers! This book was fun. The heroine named Maribel was a charming girl and when she grew up, she became a lovely, adventurous lady. There were many adventures and friendly privateers, that risked their lives to save strange small girls. It was hard to suppress a smile while reading how kind and protective these privateers were. Times and places described in the book were interesting and colourful. However, the w...
  • Sunnie
    Book 2 in the Daughters of the Mayflower series was written by Kathleen Y'Barbo and was a really exciting read. Lots of action and historical scenes to create a wonderfully weritten book.Taking place in 1725, this historical fiction takes place during a time of great turmoil on the open seas and Maribel Cordoba finds herself deep in the action, on a ship where she is an 11 year old girl, taken by her father and separated from home and all she is ...
  • Cheri Swalwell
    The Pirate Bride, book two in the Daughters of the Mayflower series, is a wonderful followup to the first book, The Mayflower Bride. What a great series this is. I love how each book is written by a different author, giving each of the main characters different tones and nuances because they are written by different very talented authors. The Pirate Bride was full of adventure, excitement and yes, a little romance. I loved how I could picture eac...
  • Betti
    One has to wonder how many little boys and girls, who live by the sea, dream about pirates....maybe even becoming one in play. I rather doubt 11 year old Maribel dreamed of becoming the best lookout on a pirate ship, or privateer as they preferred to be known. How a rich young lady becomes not only a lookout, but also a teacher and then once again a young lady in society is a story not to be missed. The author has done a fabulous job of carrying ...
  • Deborha Mitchell
    Wonderful Tale!I absolutely LOVE clean pirate books. The Pirate Bride is a fantastic read and I highly recommend it. Enchanting, exciting and filled with a lot of wonderful surprises. Maribel Cordoba is such a great character....I love her spunk and resolve. She is quite entertaining. And don't get me started on Jean-Luc! Oh, what a match! If you love pirate stories, you will want to add this book to your collection. “I received a complimentary...
  • Melissa Henderson
    Danger, mystery, pirates, privateers and more are all found in this exciting story. From the journey aboard ship to family history to possibility of love, I was captivated with the characters and story. Great read. I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Publishing and was under no obligation to post a review.