To Catch a Bride
It was the perfect excuse to delay a dreaded marriage of convenience?head off on an exotic journey to track down a young lady missing in Egypt for six years. Rafe Ramsey, son of the Earl of Axebridge, is utterly besotted when he finally locates the beautiful and spirited Ayisha, who has taken a... show more
It was the perfect excuse to delay a dreaded marriage of convenience?head off on an exotic journey to track down a young lady missing in Egypt for six years. Rafe Ramsey, son of the Earl of Axebridge, is utterly besotted when he finally locates the beautiful and spirited Ayisha, who has taken a new name. But a mysterious past has made it impossible for her to return to England, and she is on the run from something far more serious than an unwanted betrothal.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 2009
Publisher: Berkley Sensation
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Regency Romance
Series: Devil Riders (#3)
Delicious. This regency romance started in Cairo, Egypt. The exotic flavor is further enhanced by a girl masquerading as a boy. Then there are sea voyage and pirates, lies and secrets, the prim rigidity of the British society and the unbreakable family ties. Among all those imbroglios, the two prota...
To Catch A Bride is the third addition in the Devil Riders Series. I have to say that every time I read from this author, I have enjoyed her immensely. There is something unique to the way she puts together a story. This story was a little bit different than the others I have read from her so far. I...
I liked this historical romance especially the integrity of the hero but never warmed up to the heroine. She was too stubborn in the beginning and she got better but never quite mature enough. Rafe offers to go to Egypt to track down an elderly woman's granddaughter Alicia and finds Ayisha.
Strong start, weak finish.
3.5 stars. This was such a comfortable read. Likable characters, smooth writing, and the unchallenging world of the standard Regency historical -- albeit a little different, because most of the book is set in Egypt and then on shipboard, rather than in England. But still, the mood was that of a Reg...