Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
The lives of Captain Josiah Carter and Isabelle Gayarre were entwined by fate. Both were escaping certain captivity at the hands of the same man. Isabelle was a runaway slave. Her father sold her to a brutal old man, determined to use her in any way he wants. She deceptively bought passage on the Jude. Her abiding faith in Jesus Christ gives her strength and courage to persevere the trails that await her. Josiah’s father was cruel. Rather than allow the old man to abuse his younger brother; Josiah stole him away. Josiah struggles with faith issues. Together the young couple faces danger at sea and the enticement of forbidden love.
Beloved Castaway has an action-filled plot. The characters are endearing as they struggle to survive. History comes alive in this tale. Kathleen Y’Barbo demonstrates the saving grace of God in this beautifully written love story. Beloved Castaway is a historical swashbuckler sure to please fans of Christian romance.