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The Dutiful Daughter (Sanctuary Bay #1)

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She Must Marry for Duty

Sophia Meriweather will—if all goes as it should—marry the heir to her father's estate. If she's to secure her family's future, Sophia must put her would-be groom's best friend from her mind. But keeping the darkly handsome widower and his two young children out of her heart is proving nearly impossible.

Charles Winthrop, Lord Northbridge, doesn't bel
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 3rd 2013 by Love Inspired (first published September 1st 2013)
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I thought that it was very well written and I enjoyed the story line.
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There are many duties that can shape a persons life. Duty to parents, country and such.

Sophia has a duty to her late father, mother and sister to marry her cousin and provide an heir for the family to continue to exist at Meriweather Hall. She would much rather travel and see the world.

Charles strongly feels his duty to protect his children. He had to leave them to fight in the war but upon returning home he took them from their grandmother who did her best to turn them from him. As he stands w
3.5 - It's a nice relationship story. I say relationship as the romance is not blatant, this being a clean novel. It does show two people coming together and in the end, finding their HEA. As a non-Christian, I didn't feel the faith elements were heavy-handed or intrusive. It was enjoyable enough and I plan to continue with the series. Though, I did think there was a spark missing from the story, hence my lower rating. I think perhaps the lack of obvious romance might have been it? I am not sure ...more
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I enjoyed reading this book. I liked the lessons that the Characters had to learn the story. I look forward to finishing the series.
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