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The Mail-Order Brides

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St. Bride Needed A Wife

But the latest candidate was much too pretty to live amid a bunch of sailors on his desolate island. Ever since he'd first set eyes on fragile beauty Dora Sutton, something had gone wrong with his careful plan. The women he'd found for his men weren't working out, his books were a mess and Miss Sutton wasn't paying any attention to his orders.

Dora Ne
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ebook, 288 pages
Published April 15th 2014 by Harlequin Historical Undone (first published December 1st 2001)
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SheLove2Read
Sep 19, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of mail order bride stories
This was my first novel by Bronwyn Williams (which is actually a pseudonym for a pair of sisters) and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this book.

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This is about Adora "Dora" Sutton who travels to an Outer Banks island owned by Grey St Bride, who has been advertising for mail order brides for his workers. Dora, as she now calls herself, considers herself a fallen woman. Engaged to be married, she made love with her fiancee during the aftermath of her
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Lucimar
A vida de Adora Sutton sofre uma reviravolta e ela se vê sem nada. Da prosperidade à pobreza. E vai em busca de um lugar para morar, aceita ser uma noiva por correspondência e segue para Ilha de Grey Saint Bride. Mas ele não a acha uma noiva conveniente para os habitantes da ilha, e a dispensa. Desesperada sem saber o que fazer, ao ajudar um velho da ilha, encontra abrigo e se casa com ele. Porém, Grey continua a ser um espinho em seu pé. Uma nova reviravolta vai alterar a vida de Dora novamente ...more
Adriana
The Mail-Order Brides by Bronwyn Williams

This was a good story.

The description of the book I am listing below is from the back jacket of the book. I'm adding it because I believe the one on the Goodreads page does not depict this story.

St. Bride Needed a Wife
But the latest candidate was much too pretty to live amid a bunch of sailors on his desolate island. Ever since he'd first set eyes on fragile beauty Dora Sutton, something had gone wrong with his careful plan. The women he'd found for his
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Michelle Robinson
I tried but this one just wasn't for me. I will try another by this author.
Judy
Aug 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very good book.

Taking a high society lady from high class to needing to learn everything to live an ordinary life.
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Mail order brides 1 1 Nov 15, 2014 05:57AM  
Dixie Burrus was born on September 09, 1930 in North Carolina's Outer Banks, U.S.A, where her family had lived for generations, to sea captain Dozier Burrus and Achsah Williams. Her father was the professional baseball player Maurice Lennon "Dick" Burrus, she has two sisters, Mary and Sarah Burrus.

Dixie is an artist and romance writer. She began writting contemporany romance novels as Zoe Dozier,
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