I didn't really enjoy this one. It was a bit of a yawner, and I didn't like the heroine at all--horribly stubborn. Third in Blackwater Brides series. In order for Sir Arthur Douglas to receive a
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I didn't really enjoy this one. It was a bit of a yawner, and I didn't like the heroine at all--horribly stubborn. Third in Blackwater Brides series. In order for Sir Arthur Douglas to receive a Jane Feather is very good at what she does, which is creating a froth of a book in which much depends upon the reader's willing suspension of disbelief and the charm of her main characters. Plus of Jane Feather is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty sensual historical romances, including the Blackwater Bride series.
She was born in Cairo, Egypt, and grew up in the south of England. She currently lives in Washington, DC, with her family. There are more than 10 million copies of her books in print. An Unsuitable Bride.
Jane Feather. Now, the aging lord has plotted a subtle revenge. His three nephews can split his fortune, but only if each marries a fallen woman. Two have found brides who meet the terms. Only desperation would drive a lady to disguise herself in hopes of employment, but the twenty thousand pounds that their father promised beautiful Alexandra Douglas and her invalid younger sister has vanished into the hands of the greedy cousin who inherited the estate.
Alexandra, in search of justice, embarks on an elaborate charade to infiltrate Combe Abbey, her ancestral home, and secretly take the money back. Peregrine, visiting the Abbey, is intrigued by a woman whose mind matches his on every level.
Sensing some scandalous secret, Perry assumes the lady would delight in being rescued. But his efforts are rebuffed; Alexandra will take care of herself and her sister, thank you very much. Can Perry court the daring and independent young woman, win her heart, and be the last brother to wed?
An Unsuitable Bride
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Added by 12 of our members. The third novel in New York Times bestseller Jane Feather's sexy and scintillating Blackwater Brides trilogy about the bonds of family and the lure of romance. The headstrong and beautiful Alexandra Douglas is summoned to London from the seminary for young ladies upon the death of her father, Sir Arthur Douglas. There, the family lawyer explains to her that she and her invalid sister, Sylvia, have been left penniless, disinherited, delegitimized. Her father had divorced her mother on the grounds of insanity, making the children of the marriage illegitimate, but still allowing him to remarry. On Sir Arthur's death, his considerable wealth and estates passed to a distant relative, while his widowed second wife and stepson received handsome inheritances.