ONE. Virginia Colony Two Months Later. The gown they gave her fit too closely. It displayed her figure with humiliating clarity, but perhaps that would work to her. A Bride Most Begrudging: It is , and when Lady Constance Morrow bids farewell to her beloved Uncle Skelly—who is chained for transport. Do You Believe in Love at First Fight? Any ship arriving from England means good news for Virginia colony farmers. The “tobacco brides” will be on.

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To ask other readers questions about A Bride Most Begrudgingplease sign up. Buy the selected items together This item: With every nride in high demand in the colony, Constance has no choice but to marry Drew if she wants to be free of the other, far less desirable men who live in the area. So I was disappointed when the narrative skipped right over Drew and Constance’s eventual, first, shagging, though not necessarily all that surprised, considering.

A Bride Most Begrudging — Deeanne Gist

Drew and Constance learned to love each other despite their differences and embraced a life together. I found the subject of the tobacco brides interesting To me this doesn’t seem to be the best thing to focus on in a romance.

Together the two attempt to forge out a new life, particularly since despite both of their wishes, they are bound together in holy matrimony per the laws of the colony.

And she wants nost go straight back to England as soon as she can. It’s not a “bodice ripper” by any stretch of the imagination. Many a night I was up late reading, unable to put this novel down.


He should’ve just shut out his annoying thoughts and talked to Constance. The romance between the characters was heart-felt and genuine, and pretty darn sexy even though the author “shut the door” on the actual activity.

Romantic comedy fans should really enjoy this book!

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This book is beautifully written transporting the reader to the New World with rich and colourful descriptions of the scenery and culture. They finally get around to it and then everyone gets all angsty again because they end up abstaining for another 5 or 6 months while they make assumptions about each others feelings and avoid each other and don’t communicate.

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Which, I admit, is refreshing, especially for readers like myself who are bored with books where the beau and his lady are perfectly unmoved by sexual attraction and the accompanying emotions. The second time up, she had found Uncle Skelly’s place on the board eerily vacant. Quotes from A Bride Most Begr Any ship arriving from England means good news for Virginia colony farmers. I was not disappointed. I really sympathized with her.

From the Back Cover They agreed brive a marriage of convenience. But overall a real page turner! Disclosures Read my Disclosures. I, myself, truly love books about forced marriage or marriage of convenience that end with both spouses falling in love with each other. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Don’t have a Kindle?

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She used just the right words, and phrases, and scenes. I read the whole thing, but only by skimming most of the second half and rolling my eyes a lot.

What a treasure to discover a new-to-me author. The action was well written and trilling! But I found the characters for the most part highly annoying. Some spiritual stuff was in there but for me it was overpowered by the contrived scenes that showed the sexual tension between the mot.

As for the main characters themselves, while I do tend to get a bit tired of relationships with obstacles, I did like Constance and Drew, they both learned and matured as the story progressed, though it would be hard to say which of them was the most stubborn.

I didn’t understand w This is women’s Christian fiction?

Constance’s older sisters were married at ages twelve and thirteen. Open Preview See a Problem? What Drew and omst bride do share is a strong faith in God and an attraction that just might grow into something more.

A Bride Most Begrudging by Deeanne Gist

Want to Read saving…. In real life, I used a much more colorful word to describe Drew to my own husband. They were to be purchased as brides. The dialogue was period-specific enough to sound genuine without being so stiff — as 16th century speaking probably would be — that I couldn’t relate to the characters.