A Bride in the Bargain

  • by Deeanne Gist
  • Narrated by Linda Stephens
  • 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This inspiring romance by Christy Award winner Deeanne Gist sets a spirited gal and an enterprising lumberjack on a collision course in 1866 Washington Territory.
Set to lose half his timberland unless he finds a wife soon, widower Joe Denton places an order for a bride who can cook. When she arrives, the bonnie lass certainly cooks up a storm - but she knows nothing about marrying Joe.


What the Critics Say

"A keeper!" (Romantic Times)


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Save your money, save your credit. I couldn't stand the spoiled, demanding female and spent most of the time hoping the male lead would shake her or yell at her OR something! It may have been the narrator's voice that bothered me too b/c although she wasn't horrible, she was definitely not great. Someone owes me a credit...audible for offering this or the author for writing it...I'm not sure but someone owes me a credit.
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- L.G.G. "wannabe critic"


This was a very slow paced romance that had it's emotional, funny, romantic and sad moments but I found myself scrolling along some chapters in order to get to the end. This is not because it was a horrible story or badly written but it just isn't my preferred listen. I also didn't realise that this was an inspirational Christian listen - not that that would have put me off but I'm sadly more into bodice ripper historical or paranormal romances.

So, if you're looking for a light, sweet romance that has no 'hot' spots except kissing then this is your book. The author's comments at the end were interesting as she explained most of what the premise of the story was true and a lot of the things that happened were accurate and a historical fact.

Worth a credit? Unfortunately, not mine but there are many listeners out there who may enjoy this.
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- CAROLYN "I love being swept away by a new romance and thankfully Audible's ever growing Library means I get to indulge myself over and over again"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2009
  • Publisher: Recorded Books