The captured bride

Reviewed by:

Ceil Carey, retired public librarian and long-time book discussion leader

Title:

The captured bride

Author:

Michelle Griep

Date:

2018

Publisher:

Barbour Books

Format :

Paperback

Length:

251 Pages

OVERVIEW

Mercy Lytton is a strong willed woman, raised among the Mohawk Indians, she is a keen scout and beautiful at that but no man has tamed her heart yet. Elias Dubois faces death at the gallows unless he agrees to accompany a stolen shipment of gold to a nearby fort and pretend to be part of a family along the way as a ruse for those who might attack. In this family, he is to pose as Mercy’s husband, a position not tenable for either of them.

The Captured Bride contains some suspense, action and, of course, the romance of two people drawn to each other yet not willing to admit it. Elias often pours out his heart to his God and Mercy draws on her mother’s Christian strength that she repudiated while her mother was alive.

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5):

3

Suggested Audience:

Fans of Christian fiction, historical fiction and romance

Christian Impact:

The main characters are drawn together and their faith plays a large part in finally giving in to their attraction for each other and to God.

Other Notes:

Contains a bibliography and historical notes

About Cecelia Carey

The Evangelical Church Library Association, founded in 1970, is a fellowship of Christian churches, schools, and individuals.

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