The Bride's Farewell
Publish date: August 6th 2009
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Coming Of Age
Pell Ridley, daughter of a good for nothing preacher in mid-19th century England, has watched her mother crushed by the burden of too many children and too little money. Unwilling to repeat her fate, Pell runs away before dawn on her wedding day, taking only her beautiful white horse. But as Pell he...
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