Abused, beaten and locked in closets, Catherine Fulbright
has learned to stay away from her drunken father.
Constantly belittled by her family, it's no wonder she's
terrified of crowds and people. She's survived the cruelty
and violence with the help of three friends. It will take
all of their aid when she discovers her father's latest
plan. He will marry her off to a man of his choosing and
she'll trade one prison warden for another. Bolstering her
courage, Catherine sets out to ruin his plans.
After years of hard work, Quint Childers, Lord Valentine,
may be selected as a Cabinet minister. He needs a young
wife he can mold into a political asset to further enhance
his eligibility. The beautiful Elizabeth Fulbright meets
his requirements more than adequately. When Elizabeth's
sister, Catherine, approaches him and warns him off the
marriage to her harpy sister, Quint ignores her believing
she's jealous of her beautiful sibling.
Tricked by her father, Quint finds himself married to the
wrong sister. Unable to dissolve it without losing his
appointment, Quint attempts to transform Catherine into the
wife he needs. As he battles Catherine and her
insecurities, Quint notices her subtle beauty and begins to
fall in love with her. As time runs out, Quint must decide
whether to choose his career or to attempt to win
Ms. Galen delights readers with this little charmer, filled
with witty dialogue and lovable characters. NO MAN'S BRIDE
will have readers relentlessly turning pages to see if the
evil sister gets her comeuppance.
To achieve his ambitions, Quint Childers, Lord Valentine,
needs a wife-some charming, gracious lovely to play the
perfect hostess . . . certainly not a brash, stubborn
hellion like Catherine Fullbright. Why, then, is he
mesmerized by the fiery chit? And when an old man's
deception puts Catie in Quint's bed, why does the prospect
of their union excite the handsome lord so? Winning the
remarkable lady's love will be a trial-she doesn't even
like him! Still, is that a glint of desire he sees
flashing in those exquisite hazel eyes?