The Reluctant Bride

The Reluctant Bride Lovely young Emmeline Grantley received her first taste of tyranny when her widowed mother wed the loathsome Lord Barrow He made Emmeline s life a nightmare with his harsh discipline and odious advanc

  • Title: The Reluctant Bride
  • Author: Irene Saunders
  • ISBN: 9780451146106
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lovely young Emmeline Grantley received her first taste of tyranny when her widowed mother wed the loathsome Lord Barrow He made Emmeline s life a nightmare with his harsh discipline and odious advances It seemed a heavenly deliverance when the handsome Lord Charles Carruthers asked for Emmeline s hand in marriage But once Emmeline was his bride, and alone with him onLovely young Emmeline Grantley received her first taste of tyranny when her widowed mother wed the loathsome Lord Barrow He made Emmeline s life a nightmare with his harsh discipline and odious advances It seemed a heavenly deliverance when the handsome Lord Charles Carruthers asked for Emmeline s hand in marriage But once Emmeline was his bride, and alone with him on his country estate, he began to exercise his power over her a power that Emmeline could not resist, hard as she tried Emmeline now knew that all men were the same and she vowed never to be her husband s slave even if breaking the tie that bound her to him might break her heart as well .

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    1. The Reluctant Bride had a really nasty thread running through -- the heroine's step-father kept showing up like a bad penny, looking to whip, rape and generally ruin "The Reluctant Bride"'s life. Other than that, how was it. Pretty good. The couple gradually come to appreciate each other and love each other. What I found very touching, when all was said and done (when we were in epilogue territory), the young wife disappears. And her husband knows she just can't handle a lot of company and need [...]

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