Monday, August 18, 2008
A Bride Most Begrudging by Deanne Gist
This book was right up my alley! For one thing, I love a good love-story, especially when there is a lot of tension. ;-P Second, I ADORE novels that deal with anything regarding England!
Lady Constance Caroline Morrow sneaks aboard a prison ship bound for America to say goodbye to her Uncle Skelly. She is discovered by the captain, kidnapped by him, and then taken to America. She is then purchased from the ship full of “tobacco brides” by Drew O’Connor.
Though Drew isn’t looking for a wife, the colony’s governor gets word that the Lady is living with Drew, and he forces the two to marry anyway. Drew must then deal with the fact that Lady Constance is a “rare breed” — she is trained in the maths and sciences, loves solving puzzles, and doesn’t know how to cook or garden!Over time, the two come to appreciate one another better, and they realize that life really isn’t up to them … God holds it all in the palm of His hand! :o)
Excellent story! Very well-written. I’d HIGHLY recommend this! :o)