- By Megan Daniel

The American Bride

  • Title: The American Bride
  • Author: Megan Daniel
  • ISBN: 9780451124814
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
  • The American Bride She was thrown into the arms of a stranger at sea and another one on land It was on a storm tossed Atlantic crossing that young American Abigail Dawson found herself clinging for than life to Charles

    She was thrown into the arms of a stranger at sea and another one on land.It was on a storm tossed Atlantic crossing that young American Abigail Dawson found herself clinging for than life to Charles Lydiard, the handsome Englishman supposedly tutoring her in proper behavior Only with the greatest difficulty did Abigail manage to suppress the decidedly improper impulShe was thrown into the arms of a stranger at sea and another one on land.It was on a storm tossed Atlantic crossing that young American Abigail Dawson found herself clinging for than life to Charles Lydiard, the handsome Englishman supposedly tutoring her in proper behavior Only with the greatest difficulty did Abigail manage to suppress the decidedly improper impulses he aroused.But an even harder test awaited Abigail in London in the elegant person of Lord Reginald Longford She was due to marry Longford in a union of her fortune with his title, and he clearly wished to seal their bargain with than a kiss.Abigail was not used to English ways, Regency wiles, and the manners and morals of rakish lords All she had was her frontier spirit to guide her in a world where faithlessness was all the fashion and marriage could be a mockery of love

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    1. Abigail Dawson is young, beautiful and betrothed to an English rake who lacks money but has a title. Her American father is a "bedazzled American tradesman" who holds "the aristocracy of the mother country in absolute awe." Wanting the best for his daughter he arranges the marriage thinking that what he is doing is for the best. Abby is too naive to know any different.Her father has put his daughter in the charge of Charles Lydiard, a former employee and someone he trusts explicitly. Before leav [...]

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