Beloved Destiny

Beloved Destiny Set against the background of the opulent antebellum South this novel involves three young people one woman and two men The heroine is a fiery beauty with auburn hair raised in the manner of a south

  • Title: Beloved Destiny
  • Author: Carol Ann Fears
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 148
  • Format: ebook
  • Set against the background of the opulent antebellum South, this novel involves three young people one woman and two men The heroine is a fiery beauty with auburn hair, raised in the manner of a southern belle whose father is a wealthy plantation owner.Carina falls in love with William, who is poor and rejected by her parents They want her to marry Joshua, son of theirSet against the background of the opulent antebellum South, this novel involves three young people one woman and two men The heroine is a fiery beauty with auburn hair, raised in the manner of a southern belle whose father is a wealthy plantation owner.Carina falls in love with William, who is poor and rejected by her parents They want her to marry Joshua, son of their friends, who is very wealthy.William leaves the country to make arrangements for Joshua s grand tour in Europe His ship is lost at sea, which devastates Carina.Joshua is also grieving for his friend and he and Carina comfort each other They marry, although neither of them are in love with the other Joshua is unable to consummate the marriage and withdraws from his wife.A very unhappy marriage results and Carina discovers that her husband prefers young men to his beautiful wife.Their turbulent troubled marriage creates chaos for both of the families and later they are met with a crisis so destructive they might not survive it.

    One thought on “Beloved Destiny”

    1. An unexpected romance that begins gently enough but leads on to highlight serious issues of the time without losing the romantic flavor of the story. Written with care and well-researched, 'Beloved Destiny' is more than a light romance. It recreates a long vanished world of balls and dresses and romantic restraint; disappointment, hopes, dreams and the daily life of a southern belle. I'd also say, the daily lot - because these women, no matter how fiery and independent, were governed by their fa [...]

    2. I enjoyed this story. I loved the triangle between Joshua, Carnia and William. Not your usual triangle. Carnia loves William but can't have him because he isn't wealthy enough. Joshua is wealthy enough, but he has a secret. His secret changes all their lives. Nice summer reading!

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