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Trade Paperback
320 pages
Sep 2008
Barbour Books

The Falcon and the Sparrow

by M.L. Tyndall

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In The Falcon and the Sparrow, M. L. Tyndall spins a riveting tale packed with action and romance as a British admiral’s daughter acts as a spy in the house of a young, charming admiral in order to save her brother from their sadistic French uncle. Dominique Dawson must try to follow God’s leading in her complicated situation of suppressing the blossoming love she feels for the admiral and his son while stealing enough information from his house to appease her brother’s captors. Through it all, she clings to the verse, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God, I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10).

Dominique’s meek personality contrasts sharply with the admiral’s domineering one. Yet, through the course of the story, Dominique does become a stronger, more independent woman. While many of the men in the novel are portrayed as brutes, most of the women are feint-hearted and dependent on men.

The novel is laced with instances of God’s power and presence as He appears in many different ways to guide and protect the characters. Anyone who enjoys reading non-sexual romance novels would appreciate reading The Falcon and the Sparrow. – Christa Mullen,

Book Jacket:

The intrigue and passion of The Falcon and the Sparrow will leave you breathless.

Follow the trail of Dominique Dawson, a reluctant spy who is forced to betray England or never see her brother again. As she takes a position as the governess of a Rear Admiral's son, her real mission is to gather intelligence information for Napoleon. Chase Randal, irresistibly drawn to his son's new governess, reluctantly allows the attraction to grow. Is there a future for the spy and the rear admiral? Or will Dominique's deception crush any prospect of a lasting happiness?