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The Least Likely Bride (Bride Trilogy #3)

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  1,330 Ratings  ·  64 Reviews
One moment Lady Olivia Granville is strolling along a path, her nose buried in a tome of Greek philosophy; the next she is plunging down a rocky cliff. Only when she regains consciousness--naked and unwittingly trapped on an unknown ship--does she discover that she owes her life to a stranger who is clearly not a gentleman!

Wickedly handsome, disturbingly mysterious, the gr
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published January 4th 2000 by Bantam (first published 2000)
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Jul 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
This is really a little more like 3.75 Stars for me, but I'll go ahead and bump it up to 4. I was really looking forward to this book, I wanted to see what it took to finally get Olivia wrapped in the bonds of love and all that. This third book in the series was good, but I just didn't find myself liking at much as I liked the other two. In this book, it's been about a year and half since the events in the second story. Olivia and her father, and Phoebe are now living on the Isle of Wight, with ...more
Jun 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was included in a sackful of books donated to our household by my mother-in-law. It is the last in Jane Feather's Bride Trilogy, and, not being someone who can bear to start a series in the middle, I sought out the other two books first. They were great - not great literature, but a light, fun romp that I basically raced through. And the third book was no exception. I read this one in two days. It was definitely my favorite of the three.

In this book, Olivia, the last of three friends
Feb 14, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: women-s-fiction
I don’t typically read romance novels. I’m not a romance novel kind of woman but I did read this one on the recommendation of a friend and I actually enjoyed it very much.

The book opens with Olivia, Portia, and Phoebe (three young girls) meeting and all vowing to never marry. The all swear to live as single women who forever follow their hearts and pursue their dreams and not become tied down by a man.

We all know what happens when we decide to make plans of our own. Enter…FATE.

One minute Lady Ol
Erin C
When I was given this book the front cover led me to believe that it was set in the present day, the dress not looking to be accurate to a period piece. Pleasantly surprised to discover that the book was set during the seventeenth century. That being said, the volume proved to be better than I expected. Surprisingly interesting and coherent for a novel of its genre. Had not intended to seek out other works by Ms. Feather prior to reading, but may be tempted if ever in need of a novel to occupy s ...more
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Lynne Tull
This story was not as interesting to me as the first two. I do not think I ever understood the heroine. She seemed a contradiction between her younger self and her adult self. I admit that I skipped through most of the text. Maybe, I just didn't like the sea story?
Jan 10, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you've read Feather's "Bride" series to this point and have some guesses as to the history between Olivia and the evil Brian Morse, well, you will get to see in this one whether you guessed right.

Remember that Olivia swore that she would never marry? Well, it turns out she had good reason to feel that way. The "Brides" story takes a hard left with this one, veering into unexpected territory. Olivia is reading a book and walking (never a great combo--these days substitute texting) and she fal
Apr 11, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reading this book took me to a life of exciting piracy adventures and wonder. The characters were very intriguing and full of lots of likeable qualities.

Olivia is a shy girl who has sworn that she would never marry. She enjoys a close friendship with Phoebe and Portia who both have succumbed to marriage themselves. But Olivia vows that being a scholar and enjoying her art is all she desires.

But all her plans are thrown into turmoil when she meets the most handsome pirate and Captain of his own
Mar 21, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my first book by this author, and I enjoyed her writing style. It had a lot of adventure, and romance. It did not have a good ending. Olivia is a book worm ,and due to some childhood trama, no spoilers, vows to never marry. She has made a pact with two other friends as children, and they are still part of her life. She has an unfortonate accident which introduces her to a pirate. He of course is an honorable pirate, that can pass as a gentleman. He also hopes to free the King. This all ...more
Nov 19, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I liked the book on its' face but the ending was atypical of this author and completely unbelievable. A shy aristocrats' daughter who stutters falls for the pirate who nursed her after she fell and was injured. She almost instantly falls into his bed which was unbelievable in and of itself. That he is trying to free King Charles I during the British civil war in 1640's when her father was a strong parlementerian is the first plotline. That her stepbrother who was previously thought to be killed ...more
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Mar 14, 2015 10:45AM  
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  • Naughty by Nature (Carlisle Family, #3)
  • A Dangerous Love (deWarenne Dynasty, #9)
  • His Bride
  • Lost in Your Arms (Governess Brides, #6)
  • The Husband Test (Brides of Virtue, #2)
  • New and... Improved? / Andrew in Excess (Harlequin Duets, #28)
  • Some Like It Wicked (Kincaid Highland, #1)
  • Promise Me Forever (Lost Lords, #3)
  • By Design (Medieval #2)
  • My Wicked Fantasy
  • The Pirate and the Pagan
  • The Princess (The Bride Quest Book 1)
Jane Robotham was born on 1945 in Cairo, Egypt, where her British parents were stationated. She grew up in New Forest, in the south of England. She earned a Master’s Degree in Applied Social Studies from Oxford University. In 1978, she, her husband and their three children moved to New Jersey. There, she worked as a social worker. She began writing in 1981 after another move, this time to Washingt ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Bride Trilogy (3 books)
  • The Hostage Bride (Bride #1)
  • The Accidental Bride (Bride, #2)