The China Bride

The China Bride

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Born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother, Troth Montgomery dreamed of someday traveling to Scotland, until the death of her father condemned her to a shadowy life as an interpreter in Canton. Then Kyle Renbourne, viscount and adventurer, discovers Troth's true identity and persuades her to be his guide on a dangerous journey into the heart of the Celestial Kingdom.

A meeting of the minds flares into searing passion, an idyll that ends when Kyle is captured and condemned to death. A reckless prison cell marriage the night before his execution sends Troth to England, where she arrives at the estate of Kyle's brother. Though accepted as bride and widow, she is haunted by the memory of her dashing husband. Then the past reaches out to Troth, bringing passion, despair, and danger. Now she must draw on her unique heritage to save all she holds dear--and become the woman she is destined to be. . . .
Publisher: New York : Ballantine, c2000
ISBN: 9780449005897
0449005895
9780345433350
0345433351
Branch Call Number: PUT
Characteristics: 310 p

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May 27, 2014

As always Ms Putney's writing is captivating. This story is particularly engaging with unusual twists and excellently developed characters.

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foxylady31
Mar 26, 2014

interesting story. romantic, well written, exotic, unexpected twists and ended well.

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