Set in the opulent world of the 18th century aristocracy, Lucinda Brant delivers another delicious 18th century romantic experience. High drama, witty prose, a deft palette of historical detail, and a weave of subplots will keep you mesmerized from beginning to end.
England, 1763. The Earl of Salt Hendon and squire's daughter Jane Despard share a secret past of mistrust, heartache, and misery.
Forced into a marriage neither wants, the patient and ever optimistic Jane believes love conquers all; the Earl will take some convincing.
Enter Diana St. John, who will go to extreme lengths, even murder, to hold the Earl's attention.
Can the newlyweds overcome past prejudices and sinister opposition to fall in love all over again?
ARRA Awards Finalist 2011 Favorite Historical Romance
What readers say about Salt Bride
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