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A reluctant bride  Cover Image Book Book

A reluctant bride / Jody Hedlund.

Hedlund, Jody, (author.).

Summary:

1862. After facing desperate heartache and loss in the London slums, Mercy agrees to join a bride ship, the Tynemouth. Wealthy and titled, Joseph takes to the sea as the ship's surgeon, hoping to escape the pain of losing his family. He has no intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant they must fight against a forbidden love. As hundreds of single men congregate along the shore of Vancouver Island, eager to claim a bride from the ship, will Mercy and Joseph miss their chance at love? -- adapted from back cover.
In 1862, Mercy escapes a bleak future in London and joins a bride ship. Wealthy and titled, Joseph becomes the ship's surgeon to avoid the pain of losing his family. He has no intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, they must fight against a forbidden love.
Based on the bride ships that left England's shores in the 1860s destined for Victoria on Vancouver Island (which was at that time still a colony of England and not yet part of Canada).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780764232954
  • ISBN: 0764232959
  • Physical Description: 345 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2019.
Subject: Sea stories.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Mail order brides > Fiction.
Ship physicians > Fiction.
Surgeons > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
British > Canada > Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > British Columbia > Fiction.
Vancouver Island (B.C.) > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Christian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Hedl (Text) 33294002088375 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -


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