[Reading] ➶ The Convicts Bounty Bride (Convict Wives #1) ➬ Lena Dowling – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Convicts Bounty Bride (Convict Wives #1) Altered from review posted on Romancing the Social Sciences.You could be forgiven for thinking a book entitled The Convict s Bounty Bride would be set in the colony, but you d be wrong If you read between the lines of the synopsis, you can see it s set in London, but somehow I still expected that it would end up back in Australia at some point It never did, but my annoyance at that was quickly overwhelmed by my annoyance at just about everything else The combination of the writing style and n Altered from review posted on Romancing the Social Sciences.You could be forgiven for thinking a book entitled The Convict s Bounty Bride would be set in the colony, but you d be wrong If you read between the lines of the sy Life As A Convict In An Australian Penal Colony Was Brutal, But James Hunter Had The Advantages Of Raw Physical Strength And Courage On His Side He Survived, And Now He Is Back A Self Made Man Of Means, Determined To Take The Bride He Was Promised.Lady Thea Willers Knows Nothing Of The Bargain Her Father Made To Save Her Brother, Nor Does She Have Any Interest In Marriage It Might Be A Radical Idea, But What Thea Wants Is A Career.The Revelation That Her Brother S Liberty Depends On Her Marrying James Hunter Is Devastating But Nothing, It Seems, Has The Power To Shake Thea S World Upside Down Like James Himself, Or The Way He Makes Her Feel. Four stars for this short novel, I liked it a lot Why only a rating of four Because the characters are so beautiful and funny that I would have preferred a real novel with a richer andcomplex plot, the thing was so short left me a little disappointed.With her skill the writer was in being able to get shortly right to the heart of the story, and this is a very important thing in a short novel.Thea Willers is the young daughter of an Earl, she tries in every way to escape to her mother s m Four stars for this short novel, I liked it a lot Why only a rating of four Be The highlight of this book was definitely the characters They had their own time of personalities, although they also appeared flat at times Being a novella I think a whole book as a whole would have made the characters pop Everything about this story was rushed I didn t feel like I had time to really get into the story at all and everything just flew on by There was no build up to the romance it kind of just happened I was left feeling like I had a lot of questions with no an I haven t read many stories about those who were transported for crime to a penal colony so I was especially interested in giving this story a try.The story opens with Lady Thea plotting to extricate herself from the obligation of marrying to please her family She has read Mary Wollenscraft so desires to make something of herself as an independent woman Unfortunately, she is given no choice, but to conform to the norm for girls her age But that doesn t mean she can t think of a way to make he I haven t read many stories about those who were transported for crime to a penal colony so I was especially interested in giving this story a try.The story opens with Lady Thea plotting to extricate herself from the obligation of marrying to please her family She has read Mary Wollenscraft so desires to make something of herself as an independent woman Unfortunately, she is given no choice, but to conform to the norm for girls her age But that doesn t mean she can t think of a way to make herself unmarriageable material.James Hunter has not only survived, but thrived during his time in Australia where he served his time as a convict for a crime he didn t commit Now he is back in England, a rich man, and ready to claim what is owed to him He made the deal with the Earl to take the fall for his son in exchange for some money, but also for his daughter as his bride James wants to Great ReadI enjoyed the characters , the flow of the story I had to take the time to read all of the story at once and it was Halloween. The Convict s Bounty Bride is the debut novella by New Zealand author, Lena Dowling At 59 pages it slike a short story that is set in England s regency period At first glance of the blurb the hero is said to be an ex convict and I made the assumption that the story would be set in early Australia Instead, as I mentioned it s set in England and it s about the lead up to his return to Australia and whether he will have a bride in tow with him.Lady Thea Willers has no plans of marriage In The Convict s Bounty Bride is the debut novella by New Zealand author, Lena Dowling At 59 pages it slike a short story that is set in England s regency period At first glance of the blurb the hero is said to be an ex convict and I made the assumption that the story would be set in early Australia Instead, as I mentioned it s set in England and it s about the lead up to his return to Australia and whether he will have a bride in tow with him.Lady Thea Willers has no plans of marriage In fact, she intends to be a spinster so she can pursue her career and lead an independent life But when ex convict James Hunter takes a liking to this fiesty, dogmatic young woman, he has his own ideas about her future.To settle her brother s gambling debts, Thea s father enters into a contr Blah Blah, blah, blah. Warning This is only a short story The biggest downfall of an eReader is unless you specifically check first, you I don t how many pages are in a book Why am I so cranky I was truly enjoying this story I really liked these main characters and I couldn t wait to see what adventure awaited them in Australia She was spirited and intelligent and although he just wanted to claim the bride promised to him for her social standing, he liked the woman he met and believed she would be a great asset Warning This is only a short story The biggest downfall of an eReader is unless you specifically check first, you I don t how many pages are in a book Why am I so cranky I

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