Bride of Pretense: Historical Western Christian Romance (Brides by Mail) (Volume 1)

Stealing a groom is not for the faint of heart…. or the hapless Adelaide Delaney! While on a trip to meet her fiancé in an arranged marriage, Adelaide Delaney meets Charlotte, a mail order bride who is on her way to marry a rancher. When their bags, along with their train tickets, are accidentally switched, Addie impulsively takes Charlotte’s place. Simply wanting to avoid the marriage her father has arranged, Addie never imagines the difficulties of being a rancher’s wife, leaving a trail of hilarious catastrophes in her wake. Will there be any truth beneath the pretense? Or will Addie decide that she is a poor substitute for Josh Harding’s bride?

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3 Comments

  1. Delightful Christian Read This is a delightful christian read. My first book to read by Amanda Tru and her sister. The story is about two brides to be, one is a mail order bride and the other is a rich society girl going to meet her fiance, whom she does not want to marry. When they accidentally get their travel bags switched, which has their tickets in it. Addie impulsively takes Charlotte’s place. She actually marries the rancher that was Charlotte’s intended. Although this is a marriage in name only until they…

  2. I have loved all her books Bride of Pretense was written by sister team Amanda Tru and Cami Wesley. I am a HUGE fan of Amanda Tru. I have loved all her books. Bride of Pretense is a historical western Christian romantic comedy. 

  3. Sweet, amusing, inspirational historical romance Two women engaged to men they don’t really know, meet at a train depot, Charlotte, orphaned, poor but strong in domestic skills and faith believes that God has provided her a rancher husband through a mail order bride ad, and Addie, “a poor little rich girl” who feels her prayers are never heard, who is on her way to make an advantageous marriage as part of a businessman agreement between his and her fathers. The drama begins when Charlotte picks up the wrong bag to attend the “necessary” and…

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