The Bride's House
From the New York Times bestselling author of Whiter Than Snow and Prayers for Sale comes a novel about the secrets and passions of three generations of women who have all lived in the same Victorian home called the Brideâs House.
Itâs 1880, and for unassuming seventeen-year-old Nealie Bent, the Brideâs House is a fairy tale come to life. It seems as if it is being bui
It's about three different women during three different times in the same house, the Bride's House.
Nealie's tale begins in 1880.. She falls in love with one man, marries another, but still ends up in the Bride's House. There's a bit of a moral in this part. "The grass is not always greener on the other side" kept popping into my head.
The s ...more
Review: So, what happens when you get an advance copy of a book in the mail from a publisher and it just happens to be the The Bride’s House by Sandra Dallas? Well, of course you sit down to read the back cover and then you are so intrigued you sit down to read a few pages. The next thing you know you have finished the book – in one night. That is what I did. Although I was already a big fan of her books I found the style of writing to be different than her other books – wonderful in ...more
I am feeling like the more recent her books, the more she feels she needs to put more detailed intamacy in them that quite frankly, isn't needed. I felt like her older books were more wholesome and now these more recent ones are turning trashy.
I did enjoy the three generations stories and the twist and secret at th ...more
It seemed that to keep the readers interest, the author would throw in a "tragedy", but then pull back on it, so it wasn't too bad. Inste ...more
Nealie, who had experienced more heartache in her short years then most people do in an entire life time is the first. Her back story kind of broke my heart. But the upside is that she experiences true love, and to me she truly embodies the saying "better to ...more
Nealie: (view spoiler)[I didn't like her at the beginning, but by the end of the book she was by far my favorite of ...more
The story is set in Georgetown Colorado, starting out in the 1880s, and moving forward through three generations of women that live in the Victorian House known as The Bride's House.
I found it all rather ho-hum. Didn't really care for the ...more
A journalism graduate of the University of Denver, Sandra began her writing career as a reporter with Business Week. A staff ...more