Did Regency England actually have mail order brides? According to my research, they did have a few...
This book is available at many online retailers. "To Find a Duchess" can be found in standard print format with beautiful cream colored pages or eBook format at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Walmart on line also carries the standard paperback print version. The ebook can also be purchased at Apple iBooks, Kobo, and Smashwords. Many other book retailers online carry this book and you can ask your your local book store to order it and they usually will. Here are a few of the links:
Book Description (As it appears on Amazon):
A Regency Inspirational Love Story set in the scenic Cotswolds of England:
She was a mail order bride...
He, a strong willed man of morals and faith... a titled Duke, the heir to a vast fortune and land holdings....he was looking for his Duchess... looking for a virtuous bride and a true love. He was running out of time. Was there anyone in the kingdom, in all of England, worthy of his devotion?
One reader calls this novel "An EXCEPTIONAL READ!"
Another reader says: "Excellent novel! Reads like a classic!"
When William decides to find a wife through a mail order bride advertisement in Regency England, he is hoping to find true love with someone who shares his faith. Although his relationship with his mail order bride begins as a business arrangement between himself and the lovely vicar's daughter, The Honorable Miss Alexandra Benningham, he has great hope and faith that in time, they will both find love and happiness as they share a life built on the same foundation of Christ centered living.
This is also his last resort to meet the requirements of his father's will in order to retain his full inheritance. He's had more than enough of England's finest debutantes trying to marry him for social status and wealth. He promises Miss Benningham an annulment if the marriage doesn't work out and decides not to tell her about his title as a means of testing her motive and character. Will she be able to love him first as a mere farmer?
When Lady Catherine Duncan shows up on the scene, things really get complicated. She seems to know a lot more about William than Alexandra does, to Alexandra's great concern. Lady Catherine claims the Duke violated a marriage contract with her and threatens to contest his marriage. Will he lose Alexandra forever because of Lady Catherine? Or will his lack of trust drive her away first?
Readers love this story set in the scenic Cotswalds of England. Written in a classic and narrative style without the "silly hackneyed expressions," as one reader points out, you'll find this novel distinctively different.
Few writers have the guts to tell a story like Lisa does. This book isn't filled with cheap and meaningless dialogue but rather, rich story telling and meaningful dialogue that displays the maturity of her characters. One reader says, "a delightful read," and another writes, "what a different take on a mail order bride story... a true Christian romance story..." Readers who have been nurtured on the classics will love the way this novel unfolds and will appreciate an exceptional novel and a refreshingly, clean romance.
Lisa Prysock is also the author of "Hannah's Garden: A Turn of the Century Love Story," (Volume I of The Victorian Christian Heritage Series), "Abigail's Melody," (Volume II of The Victorian Christian Heritage Series), and "The Redemption of Lady Georgiana," a Regency Ruth love story, the first book in "The Lydia Collection."
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