Reese Duncan wanted a wife, pure and simple. Someone to have children with, someone to help him rebuild his ranch, someone uncomplicated...and someone very different from his first wife, the woman who'd destroyed his life. But he hadn't bargained on Madelyn Patterson. She was sophisticated and... show more
Reese Duncan wanted a wife, pure and simple. Someone to have children with, someone to help him rebuild his ranch, someone uncomplicated...and someone very different from his first wife, the woman who'd destroyed his life. But he hadn't bargained on Madelyn Patterson. She was sophisticated and citified, and she was willing to herd cattle, keep house and start a family with Reese. The only thing she asked for in return was love - the one thing Reese refused to guarantee.
Publish date: June 1st 1998
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
So happy to see a heroine stand up for herself without turning into a raging bitch.
I couldn't wait to start reading this book! I love Linda Howard's writing style and I love reading books with arranged marriages/Mail Order Brides. So Duncan's Bride was a win-win."Wanted: a wife for able-bodied rancher."Reese Duncan has a ranch, he works sixteen hours a day and has no time to searc...
Love, love, love this book. Predicable and bit dated in a couple of areas like using a typewriter & US mail to correspond, clothing and hair styles, but overall a pretty good story..
May, 2012 UpdateRead this last May and had to read it again for 2012! Loved it! With all the recordings of less-than-desirable books from the 80's & 90's, why can't they put this one on audio?★★★★★ Five full stars! It has been 21 years since I last read Duncan’s Bride and it is still holds up to ...
Very enjoyable story about a modern day marriage of convenience that included some exciting battles with the elements. I liked how the romance developed especially the heroine's attitude. Montana rancher Reese advertised for a wife and Madelyn was one of the few who responded.