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Love Brings Freedom in 9 Historical Romances
Journey along as nine historical women are about to make their escape from some of life’s greatest challenges. Can their captive hearts be freed to dream, to dare, to love?
Love’s Labour’s Found by Jennifer AlLee - Montserrat, West Indies, 1655
Temperance Simms only wanted a better life. Instead, she finds herself labeled a criminal and sold as an indentured servant. After a kind man saves her life, can Temperance trust that God will turn her sorrow into something beautiful?
His Indentured Bride by Angela Breidenbach - Pennsylvania, 1770-1775
Leaving Scotland for a short indenture with her betrothed, Maire Gree’s contract is sold when disaster strikes her kindly owner, and then extended through cruel circumstances. Can Kirk Lachlan’s service in the American Revolution save her or will she lose love and freedom forever?
The Suspect Bride by Susan Page Davis - Oregon, 1890s
Verity Ames cooks at the restaurant where shy lawyer Jack Whitwell eats lunch daily. As Jack works up courage to ask her for a date, the sheriff walks into the restaurant and arrests her for murder.
His Golden Treasure by Darlene Franklin - Barbary Coast, San Francisco, CA, 1873
Goldie Hatfield grows up on in the Barbary Coast until her guardian demands she pay the cost of her upbringing—or work at her brothel. How far will Pastor Joshua Kerr go to set Goldie free?
Through Stormy Waters by Patty Smith Hall - Atlantic Ocean, 1755
Deported to the British colonies for her father’s crimes, Charlotte Singleton helps Captain Andrew Randell when an epidemic breaks out on the ship. Can two battered hearts find love in the midst of a storm?
Moira’s Quest by Cynthia Hickey - New York, 1869
A quest for revenge ends in a marriage of convenience and a feisty Irish lass discovers that not everything is as it seems as family secrets are revealed. An Irish cop, bent on saving the fallen women of Five Points, New York, finds himself thrust into the role of husband with a woman determined to break down a notorious crime boss. Can these two pull together and find a love bigger than they are?
Love’s Escape by Carrie Fancett Pagels - Virginia, 1850
With her life in peril, Lettie seeks escape from slavery. When Nathan offers to “conduct” her North via an unusual segment on the Underground Railroad, will his efforts help or do them both harm?
Waltzing Matilda by Lucy Thompson - Sydney, Australia, 1821
Henry didn’t plan on a runaway convict masquerading as a shepherd. Or on the woman’s baby. Keeping them safe will cost him his freedom—or will it?
A Score to Settle by Gina Welborn - On the Missouri River, 1870
For JoJo the kiss was a means to an end—she wanted his wallet. For Cyrus her kiss changed everything. He vows to help her escape the snake oil salesman she works for, but exposing the man’s lies may mean settling a score at a cost neither JoJo nor Cyrus can pay.
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August 12, 2017
I have been anticipating this and it was everything I thought it would be. 9 of today's top Christian fiction author's have written a novella that is included in this collection entitled The Captive Brides. This collection by Barbour Books has the theme of women being held captive for a number of...
August 15, 2017
A wonderful collection of stories that get better as you continue with the book, the last being one of my favorites! As the title implies, all the heroines are in some kind of captivity, bondservants, slaves, owed or owned by someone... each finds love and equally satisfying their freedom! Great...
November 02, 2017
"He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets the prisoners free." - Psalm 146:7
The beauty of this collection is in its diversity. Women from all walks of life, who have been unjustly bound by the chains of their predicaments, courageously battle their way tow...
August 19, 2017
This is a very nice collection of novellas. My favorite was the contribution by Lucy Thompson. Her novella alone is a 4 star story; However, in most of these stories the women undergo some pretty serious circumstances, suffering greatly, and that detracted from my reading pleasure. So I give the...
July 03, 2017
The Captive Brides Collection: Nine Women Bound by Great Challenges Discover Faith, Hope and Love is a wonderful collection! This collection includes:
Love’s Labours Found by Jennifer AlLee
His Indentured Bride by Angela Breidenbach
The Suspect Bride by Susan Page Davis
His Golden Treasure by Darle...
September 25, 2017
The Captive Brides Collection is a wonderful selection of nine tales dealing with captivity. Captivity may be physical, mental or spiritual. It is anything that binds us against our will. The reader travels from America to Australia, from 1655 to the late nineteenth century. The stories have simi...
January 05, 2018
Nine novellas that all can be read separately, but all dealing with the same subject of bondage, but coming from different angles of slavery.
Each author will have you thinking and quickly draw you into their story, and each has a woman that is being really held against her will. You will be quick...
August 25, 2017
The Captive Brides collection tells nine stories of different women caught in one form of slavery or another. These stories will take you captive, holding you still until the very end. The nine authors who penned these stories did a superb job!
Love’s Labours Found by Jennifer AlLee
September 05, 2017
Imagine being thrown on a boat and headed to somewhere you don't know, accused of a crime you didn't commit, and told you were to be sold as a slave to whoever paid the highest price? Or maybe you come to America to be bought by a former slave who happens to be the man you want to marry only to f...
November 29, 2017
The Captive Brides Collection: 9 Stories of Great Challenges Overcome Through Great Love (3.5 stars)
1..Love’s Labour’s Found by Jennifer AlLee
Montserrat, West Indies, 1655…What does one do when you find yourself falsely accused and sold as an indentured servant to a cruel owner? That is the situa...