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The Substitute Bride

Authors: Dean, Janet
Publisher: Steeple Hill
BISAC/Subject: FIC027050, FIC026000, FIC042040, FIC042030
ISBN: 9781426848698, Related ISBNs: 0373828306, 1426848692, 9780373828302, 9781426848698
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Fleeing an arranged marriage, debutante Elizabeth Manning exchanges places with a mail-order bride bound for New Harmony, Iowa. Life on the frontier can't be worse than forced wedlock to pay her father's gambling debts. But Ted Logan's rustic lifestyle and rambunctious children prove to be more of a challenge than Elizabeth expects. She doesn't know how to be a mother or a wife. She doesn't even know how to tell Ted the truth about her past—especially as her feelings for him grow. Little does she know, Ted's hiding secrets of his own, and when their pasts collide, there's more than one heart at stake.

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