A Bride in the Bargain

A Bride in the Bargain

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When Joe Denton faces losing half of his claim on 640 acres of timberland because of his wife's untimely death, he decides to buy a Mercer girl arriving from the East--a woman he will marry in name but keep around mostly as a cook--but things get complicated when Mercer girl Anna Ivey refuses to marry Joe. Simultaneous.

Baker Publishing Group
A feisty romance from a bestselling, Christy-award-winning author, set in frontier 1860's Seattle. Can Joe convince this provoking--but beguiling--easterner to be his bride?
In 1860s Seattle, a man with a wife could secure himself 640 acres of timberland. But because of his wife's untimely death, Joe Denton finds himself about to lose half of his claim. Still in mourning, his best solution is to buy one of those Mercer girls arriving from the East. A woman he'll marry in name but keep around mostly as a cook. Anna Ivey's journey west with Asa Mercer's girls is an escape from the griefs of her past. She's not supposed to be a bride, though, just a cook for the girls. But when they land, she's handed to Joe Denton and the two find themselves in a knotty situation. She refuses to wed him and he's about to lose his land. With only a few months left, can Joe convince this provoking--but beguiling--easterner to be his bride?

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When Joe Denton faces losing half of his land because of his wife's death, he decides to buy a bride from the East to marry only in name but keep as a cook, but things get complicated when Mercer girl Anna Ivey refuses to marry him.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, 2009
ISBN: 9780764204074
0764204076
9780764206948
076420694X
Branch Call Number: Romance Gis
Characteristics: 365 p. ; 22 cm

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Requested thru interlibrary loan

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loved it :)

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Jul 29, 2012

Anna didn't sign on to be a wife; she signed on as a cook. Joe is expecting a wife, not a cook. As Anna works to pay off her debt to Joe, so she can go home, they find themselves falling in love.

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