The Penniless Bride

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Harlequin, Oct 1, 2004 - Fiction - 304 pages
7 Reviews
Lord Robert Selborne intended to kiss the chimney sweep's daughter for luck at his cousin's wedding... not marry her. But of all the ladies assembled, she was the only one who captured his interest. And unless she became his wife in name only, he would forfeit his inheritance. Having been raised by a brutal father on the London streets, Jemima Jewell had few illusions about life and love. Until Rob's lips met hers in a soul-stirring kiss and he impulsively made her his wife. And his penniless bride now hoped her love would provide Rob with a fortune far greater than the one he sought.

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Review: The Penniless Bride (Harlequin Historical #725)

User Review  - Frances Fuller - Goodreads

The books I read are highly improbable, this one tipped the scales into total improbability. Read full review

Review: The Penniless Bride (Harlequin Historical #725)

User Review  - Elle - Goodreads

I really liked this story, but I wondered how "true" it was. What I "know" about the period is pretty much defined by what I read in historical romances, which I know often exaggerate things to lend ... Read full review

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USA Today bestselling author Nicola Cornick has written over thirty historical romances for Harlequin and HQN Books. She has been nominated twice for a RWA RITA Award and twice for the UK RNA Award. She works as a historian and guide in a seventeenth century house. In 2006 she was awarded a Masters degree with distinction from Ruskin College, Oxford, where she wrote her dissertation on heroes.

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