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Margaret Blake [Pdf epub] The Substitute Bride

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G to be Mary He will never discover the plotMary can then do what she promises enter a Convent Only the best laid plans often go astray and Elizabeth Mary finds the dece. THE SUBSTITUTE BRIDE is the first medieval romance I have read and I do mean my very first as my tastes tend closer to RegencyVictorian England than Tudor England The story takes place just after the Tudor Dynasty has taken hold of England ousting poor King Richard and the Yorkists and a fair amount of detail has gone into the atmosphere of the time periodI found Elizabeth Mary or Bess to be an enjoyable lass spunky and willing to back up what she defends Admirable traits in any young woman but she seemed very forward for the time period It seemed every other character would scold her for her brazen tongue and unusual manners Though her audaciousness earned her some high points in the end those she bested nearly became her undoingMary Elizabeth the rightful bride however was beastly As I suppose the author meant her to be Almost I fell into the trap of sympathy for her but as anyone will realize within the first ten pages Mary Elizabeth is hardly worth it I was less than pleased with how her relationship with Bess turned out by the end of the book howeverOur romantic lead Edward was hot and cold to me And when I finally began to like him things took a turn for the worse and then I really wanted to drown him in the Irish sea by his home He redeems himself as he must of course for this romance to work and by the end of it I felt better disposed towards himOverall I thought the book was very interesting though it forcibly reminded me why I am glad for the modern convenience of toothpaste and toothbrush the thought of scraping my teeth with tree bark sent goose bumps up my arms

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2010 EPPIE AWARD Finalist It is a simple trick Elizabeth Mary will take the place of her older sister Mary Elizabeth She will marry the Lord Edward Hinchcliffe pretendin. Bess is desperate Her older sister is so distraught about becoming the bride of Lord Hinchcliffe that she threatens to take her own life So she agrees to take Mary s place in the proxy marriage hoping that the nobleman will understand Edward however is tall stern and not a man to be trifled with Even worse Bess finds herself strangely drawn to him and to the people inhabiting his dark gray manorIn addition Geoffrey Edward s brother seems determined to discredit him and undermine his authority Geoffrey s wife Anne is also a constant source of irritation reminding Bess that she should be biddable and an accomplished seamstress instead Finally word reaches Bess that her sister has not entered a convent as planned but may very well be expecting a child instead How can this beBess fragile world constructed from the beginning on a mistruth seems to be unraveling before her very eyes How much longer will it be before Edward learns of her deception and that by some miracle she has come to love himThis novel is set in England as the Tudors come to power Greed lust and deception war with love friendship and honor in this wonderful tale set against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods in English history This is a time when women were mere chattel with few rights and privileges the property of their fathers and then their husbands Bess is an intelligent and spirited lass a rare gem to the man who has the courage to see her marvelous ualities Is Edward such a man This is a worthy read especially to those who believe that love really does conuer all

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Ption leads her into terrible danger The Lord Hinchcliffe is no fool and he is a stern taskmaster who prides honesty above all virtues Genre Historical Romance  Suspens. Good This was a pretty good read I loved Bess Bess trades places with her sister Her sister is weak and wants to enter a convent She cuts her wrist and threatens to kill herself if she has to marry Edward Bess agrees to switch places The whole trading places was stupid and they were bound to be caught Surprisingly the author actually pulls off the whole switching places and makes it an enjoyable read Edward is not your typical hero He s tough and gruff He falls uickly for Bess but doesn t show it Bess falls in love but is always waiting for the shoe to drop Her sister has yet enter a convent I wonder why I liked Bess and Edward s story I wish it could have been longer Great story


4 thoughts on “The Substitute Bride

  1. says:

    Bess is desperate Her older sister is so distraught about becoming the bride of Lord Hinchcliffe that she threatens to take her own life So she agrees to take Mary’s place in the proxy marriage hoping that the nobleman will understand Edward however is tall stern and not a man to be trifled with Even worse Bess finds herself strangely drawn

  2. says:

    THE SUBSTITUTE BRIDE is the first medieval romance I have read and I do mean my very first as my tastes tend clo

  3. says:

    Good This was a pretty good read I loved Bess Bess trades places with her sister Her sister is weak and wants to enter a co

  4. says:

    Standard decent storyNot a bad story but a little sterile except for angst of a teen protagonist Decent read but not worth the inflated price

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