Popular evangelical Christian novelist Gist tells a could-have-happened tale of a Seattle landowner who requires a wife to keep his acres. The Wedding Is All Planned Someone Just Needs to Tell the Bride. In s Seattle, redwoods were plentiful but women scarce. Yet a man with a wife could. A Bride In The Bargain By Deeanne Gist – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels , reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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Although I extremely enjoyed the book itself and would have gladly given it a 5-star ratingI could not bagrain over the “inappropriate” content. Here is the scene in question if anyone wants to truly see how nothing at all is described. Threading his fingers through her hair, he tilted her face up and gave her one of those kisses.
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The book has a great plot and strong, believable characters the hero and heroine are amazing people. This audiobook can be listened to on: Love on the Line. But how can he convince this provoking easterner to become his lawfully wedded hist Virtually non-existent until the latter third of the book, and even then only a few references to faith in God and a brief prayer or two.
Like a spoiled child, he definitely wanted both.
A Bride in the Bargain by Deeanne Gist – FictionDB
Don’t pay attention to the fact that you didn’t even have symptoms and were perfectly healthy until you started working with chloroform. When she refuses to get married everything spins out of Joe’s control.
Her petticoat touched the wall and bowed out. He encircled her waist, drew her to him, and kissed her again. All in all, I think I would have enjoyed these characters quite a bit if I had just been able to get a better lock on their personalities. On and on until the gown was held up only by her back and the wall. Deep in the Heart of Trouble. The setting was breathtaking if you like trees and I found the details of the setting balanced the dialog in the book, neither one was too heavy. I have read baggain books that were set in the same area of Washington, and the depictions were so vivid, I felt like I was in the heart of the forest and could almost smell the pine.
I’ve avoided Christian Romances in the past but fist one has totally opened me up to them.
Books by Deeanne Gist. All in all I do not recommend this book. Instead, he freed the twinflower from her hair, held the bloom to his nose, and inhaled. Humour, romance, conflict and sacrifice combine to make this book the perfect escape and is guaranteed to make your heart feel lighter.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But, think about it, Anna absolutely refuses to marry Joe even though she is in love with him and he has been incredibly kind, patient and generous to her and obviously cares a great deal about her. But is he wooing her for love or for land? And Deeanne has done it again with A Bride in the Bargain. I completely enjoyed the characters and Anna was a fantastic strong, leven headed heroine.
I especially liked how independent Anna was! I actually hope this is just a personal thing because I think the story is wel Here is a book I really wanted to give a 4 or 5 rating to but just couldn’t for one reason only. What in other heroines I have found to be an endearing spitfire quality, I think came off rather badly in Anna, because she was always arguing with someone she loved instead of defending herself against a villain or bucking the system like most spitfire heroines would be doing.
Aug hride, Tiffany rated it it was amazing. Another thing that I thought the author could have done a much better job with is the descriptive details. Now, the male protagonist do I kind of not like. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. View all 3 comments. That everything is so squeaky clean and chaste that it’s not real. Still he looked at the watch pin. In every case, their circumstances were much more severe than his.
Do not miss it! His died before she could follow him to Seattle and now the local judge is threatening to take away his claim. She was glad she had the support of the wall behind her. She tracked its flight as it landed on the quilted cover. Plot – the whole thing was fascinating. The gown fell to the floor.
I loved the characters and gish storyline. Jumping away, he braced his feet, threw back his head, and shouted with everything he had. I thought that the story and research behind this book was pretty neat.
Finally, even though the setting was the beautiful, majestic forests of Washington Territory against the gorgeous backdrop of Tist. Lumberjack Joe Denton’s land is threatened when he can’t prove he was married and that his wife died before making the trek West to join him. Seeking a wife in name only, he is both shocked at Anna’s charm and beauty and dismayed to find out she refuses his suit, thereby potentially causing him to lose everything he has worked for for over 10 years.
I stopped attempting to smother my laughter and just allowed the giggles, chuckles, and outright laughter to come bubbling out. But the only place to sit was the bed.