Gabriels Bride



Gabriels Bride Trapped By Duty And The Demands Of His Cruel,unyielding Father Lord Gabriel Sinclair, The Dark And Moody Earl Of Wakefield, Is Being Forced To Find A Bride But Gabriel Plans An Exquisite Revenge On His Cold Hearted Parent Wedding The Sultry, Low Born Yankee Wench Who Tried To Steal His Watch Ragged And Beautiful Cassie McClellan Is Desperate To Escape Her Life Of Poverty And, Therefore, Willingly Accepts The Handsome, Arrogant Aristocrat S Offer Of Marriage In Name Only But Neither Is Prepared For The Awakening Passions That Will Bind Their Fragile, Damaged Hearts Or The Blistering, Sensual Need That Comples Them Both To Surrender Body And Soul.

Growing up in Joliet, Illinois, Samantha James had many childhood aspirations being a writer was never one of them When she was ten, she was certain she was destined to be an astronomer That soon changed happened a lot during those pre teen years when she decided archaeology was in her future Detective work was her next goal, thanks to the Trixie Belden mysteries she was reading, and before Growing up in Joliet, Illinois, Samantha James had many childhood aspirations being a writer was never one of them When she was ten, she was certain she was destined to be an astronomer That soon changed happened a lot during those pre teen years when she decided archaeology was in her future Detective work was her next goal, thanks to the Trixie Belden mysteries she was reading, and before long, nursing beckoned courtesy of the Cherry Ames series In college, she set her sights on teaching history, then briefly entertained the notion of becoming a flight attendant, only to discover she did not like to fly Having been raised in a family of avid readers, she was rarely without a book in hand Her tastes were rather eclectic She got hooked on the Doc Savage series and Edgar Rice Burroughs after her older brother finished them, in her teen years, moved on to Agatha Christie, Daphne DuMaurier, and Phyllis A Whitney In the meantime, the right guy came along They met on a semi blind date at an office Christmas party She was told he wanted to go out with her, and he was told she wanted to go out with him Six months later, the U.S Army shipped him off to Germany and she wrote faithfully at least three times a week she often jokes this was the start of her writing career Marriage followed, as well as three daughters Samantha left the detective work to her husband and turned her attention to raising their girls When her youngest was six months old, two things happened 1 she read Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain and scrambled to find every historical romance she could lay her hands on 2 her older brother revealed he was writing and submitting his short stories to big name magazines As he put it, I ve been rejected by the best of em The seed was planted Rejection was a dreaded word, but Samantha figured, Well, if he can take it, so can I That summer, she wrote not one book, but three longhand, in a notebook, during naptime Bedtime Any time she could The burning desire to write was a long time in coming she was nearing thirty by then but she discovered that once she set pen to paper, she couldn t stop Those three manuscripts did get the dreaded rejection letter they re still languishing somewhere in her attic , but she finally hit pay dirt with her fourth Samantha s brother promptly proposed collaborating on a fantasy together alas, still unwritten Nowadays, she s firmly convinced she s the queen of rejected titles for her books She s only managed to retain two original titles thus far, but writing is indeed a dream come trueTo date, her books have been published in numerous foreign countries her daughters number one choice for show and tell were always the foreign editions of Mom s books Known for her heartfelt, emotionally charged three hanky reads , her books have been nominated for numerous awards, and have consistently hit the bestseller lists Maybe someday she ll do that fantasy romance collaboration with her brother For now, she s having a great time spinning dramatic, passionate tales of old

[ EPUB ] ✸ Gabriels Bride  Author Samantha James – Oldtimertips.us
  • Paperback
  • 400 pages
  • Gabriels Bride
  • Samantha James
  • English
  • 13 October 2018
  • 0380775476

10 thoughts on “Gabriels Bride

  1. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) says:

    This is a wonderful book, with the following caveat Gabriel is a very cruel hero He is a bitter man So full of anger at his father that he often uses Cassie as a verbal punching bag His father is after him to marry, so he picks a bride that he is absolutely sure will aggravate his father Cassie is a poor, overworked tavern maid that he finds on the docks in America He thinks she isn t virtuous, but it turns out that she is He doesn t make her over or clean her up, but delivers her to his This is a wonderful book, with the following caveat Gabriel is a very cruel hero He is a bitter man So full of anger at his father that he often uses Cassie as a verbal punching bag His father is after him to marry, so he picks a bride that he is absolutely sure will aggravate his father Cassie is a poor, overworked tavern maid that he finds on the docks in America He thinks she isn t virtuous, but it turns out that she is He doesn t make her over or clean her up, but delivers her to his father in the condition he finds her Then he abandons her At first, his ...

  2. Fani *loves angst* says:

    Gabriel, who stands to inherit a dukedom, marries a barmaid in order to frustrate his father whom he hates The barmaid knows that his reason for marrying her is revenge but not quite the extent of his hatred for his father In order to make her agree with his plans, Gabriel tells her he will make sure she will want for nothing AND their marriage is to be in name only Cassie agrees and together they leave with his ship for England Of course nothing goes as promised neither for Cassie nor for G Gabriel, who stands to inherit a dukedom, marries a barmaid in order to frustrate his father whom he hates The barmaid knows that his reason for marrying her is revenge but not quite the extent of his hatred for his father In order to make her agree with his plans, Gabriel tells her he will make sure she will want for nothing AND their marriage is to be in name only Cassie agrees and together they leave with his ship for England Of course nothing goes as promised neither for Cassie nor for Gabriel.I came to care a lot for both of them pretty soon Gabriel and Cassie as well, were well drawn characters with flaws and strengths and both very alone They also had some skeletons in their closets, some pretty serious ones and not just something silly that will make the reader roll her eyes when revealed But, it seems from early on that Cassie might be sweet and caring enough to...

  3. Mou says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The book was OK in the beginning I understand why Gabriel hates his father But, marrying a girl to take revenge against his father is not a good idea Gabriel marries Cassandra, a lowborn Yankee wench and exactly those are the things Edmund, Gabriel s father hate At some point, I like Cassandra She is brave and tries to accept her position as a countess and learn how to be a proper lady, even learn how to read and write Gabriel was cruel and rude to her He insulted her every time When he The book was OK in the beginning I understand why Gabriel hates his father But, marrying a girl to take revenge a...

  4. Heather *Awkward Queen and Unicorn Twin* says:

    This book was pretty horrible It wasn t well written, yet it was still readable, which explains how I managed to finish it.At first I was intrigued It was kind of an unusual setup with an English earl picking an American tavern wench as a wife to spite his father Okay, I can go with that Gabriel offers Cassie a pretty sweet deal she ll be his wife, never want for anything for the rest of her life, and as a bonus, he agrees that she won t even have to sleep with him.Yet for some reason Cassi This book was pretty horrible It wasn t well written, yet it was still readable, which explains how I managed to finish it.At first I was intrigued It was kind of an unusual setup with an English earl picking an American tavern wench as a wife to spite his fathe...

  5. Aggie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Oh dear God Someone shoot me For two people who supposedly love each other, these two have about zero and I mean, absolute zero trust in each other I didn t see how Cassie fell in love with the Gabriel Unless it s some weird Stockholm Syndrome I mean, he manipulates her into wedding him constantly degrades her by calling her a whore despite her constantly telling him she doesn t give her favors easily Then rapes her one night, then gets mad at HER for not telling him she is a v Oh dear God Someone shoot me For two people who supposedly love each other, these two have about zero and I mean, absolute zero trust in each other I didn t see how Cassie fell in love with the Gabriel Unless it s some weird Stockholm Syndrome I mean, he manipulates her into wedding him constantly degrades her by calling her a whore despite her constantly telling him she doesn t give her favors easily Then rapes her one night, then gets mad at HER for not telling him she is a virgin Plays hot and cold with her Meanwhile, she s now in love with him Wait Whaaaaaaaa She gets knocked up He yells at her She leaves He s distraught He brings her back Sh...

  6. Lynsey A says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This is actually a 3.5 star for me This was a good read and found myself on an emotional rollercoaster along with Cassie Yes, Gabriel was a cruel hero and said very hurtful things to Cassie However, his anguish over her disappearance certainly tugged at my heartstrings One of the reasons I didn t give this a full 4 stars is even though Gabriel did redeem himself over his treatment of Cassie I wanted him to be a little nicer to her after she returned and the baby was born Another reason is C This is actually a 3.5 star for me This was a good read and found myself on an emotional rollercoaster along with Cassie Yes, Gabriel was a cruel hero and said very hurtful things to Cassie However, his anguish over her disappearance certainly tugged at my heartstrings One of the reasons I didn t give this a full 4 stars is even though Gabriel did redeem himself over his treatment of Cassie I wanted him to be a little nicer to her after she returned and the baby was born Another reason is Cassie s belief that Gabriel was the one trying to kill her It just didn t fit with me Up until the last attempt she ne...

  7. Slavena says:

    The way I came upon this book is by reading a post regarding pregnant heroines I first read Annie s Song and was fascinated by the story and the characters in it, so I decided to give this book a try.Cassie is a barmaid in Charleston, her mom is dead and she doesn t know who her father is, regardless of her situation she is very bright girl and a hard worker and is looking for a way out though none is forthcoming, until the night her boss sends her to the room of Gabriel Gabriel is captivated The way I came upon this book is by reading a post regarding pregnant heroines I first read Annie s Song and was fascinated by the story and the characters in it, so I decided to give this book a try.Cassie is a barmaid in Charleston, her mom is dead and she doesn t know who her father is, regardless of her situation she is very bright girl and a hard worker and is looking for a way out though none is forthcoming, until the night her boss sends her to the room of Gabriel Gabrie...

  8. Jenny says:

    I loved everything about this book Gabriel is the ultimate alpha hero Hard and brooding and bitter and yes even cruel The emotional roller coaster journey between Gabriel and Cassie is just thrilling Gabriel, a duke has to marry not because he wants to but because his hateful father orders him so In America he meets Cassie, a poor uneducated tavern maid and decides to marry her as an act of defiance and revenge against his father Cassie accepts cause she is miserable and desperate to escape I loved everything about this book Gabriel is the ultimate alpha hero Hard and brooding and bitter and yes even cruel The emotional roller coaster journey between Gabriel and Cassie is just thrilling Gabriel, a duke has to marry not because he wants to but because his hateful father orders him so In America he meets Cassie, a poor uneducated tavern maid and decides to marry her as an act of defiance and revenge against his father Cassie accepts cause she is miserable and desperate to escape the tavern brothel she works in She begs him to be a marriage in name only and he agrees But when they arrive in England things get a bit complicated I have such a soft spot for a marriage of con...

  9. Rabbit {Paint me like one of your 19th century gothic heroines!} says:

    I can t get into this one DNF on pg 100.

  10. Anisashraf says:

    must read book this book totally surprised me, never thought this book so tempting, but it is now, this book becomes one of my fav books first step, prepared tissue because certain scenes very sad enough sobbbbb

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *