By Jill Eileen Smith
What rate needs to she pay for actual love?
Her days marked via turmoil and pale desires, Abigail has resigned herself to a existence with a guy she doesn't love. but if situations supply her a moment probability at happiness with the good-looking David, she takes a jump of religion to hitch his wandering tribe. nonetheless, her struggles are faraway from over. How can she percentage his love with the opposite girls he insists on marrying?
Read or Download Abigail: A Novel (The Wives of King David, Book 2) PDF
Similar historical fiction books
From the finished memoirist and previous Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario comes a primary novel of brilliant middle and spirit for each Canadian.
The novel follows one lady, Martha, from the Cat Lake First state in Northern Ontario who's "stolen" from her relations on the age of six and flown far-off to residential tuition. She doesn't communicate English yet is punished for conversing her local language; such a lot terrifying and bewildering, she is additionally "fed" to the school's attendant priest with an charm to little girls.
Ten lengthy years later, Martha reveals her manner domestic back, slightly capable of communicate her local tongue. The stories of abuse on the residential college are so robust that she attempts to drown her emotions in drink, and whilst she provides start to her liked son, Spider, he's taken away by way of Children's relief to Toronto. In time, she has a toddler woman, Raven, whom she makes a decision to depart within the care of her mom whereas she braves the bewildering strangeness of the massive urban to discover her son and convey him domestic.
In Margaret Frazer's eagerly-awaited new medieval secret, the "devout but human" nun Dame Frevisse unearths herself embroiled in a family's turmoil. while she accompanies a nunnery student and her mom as they go back domestic, a loved one is unexpectedly killed lower than questionable conditions.
Boston, 1765: In D. B. Jackson's Thieftaker, revolution is brewing because the British Crown imposes more and more hard taxes at the colonies, and intrigue swirls round firebrands like Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty. yet for Ethan Kaille, a thieftaker who makes his residing via conjuring spells that aid him clear up crimes, politics is for others…until he's requested to recuperate a necklace worn via the murdered daughter of a renowned relations.
Demelza is a heartwarming, gripping, and completely pleasing saga that brings to lifestyles an unforgettable solid of characters and one of many maximum love tales of our age.
An impoverished miner's daughter, Demelza Carne is now married to Ross Poldark, who as soon as rescued her from a fairground brawl. Her efforts to evolve to the methods of the gentry—and her husband—place her in hilarious and embarrassing events, by which she turns into self guaranteed, mannered and gorgeous, and the beginning of her first baby brings a pleasure she by no means skilled before.
But tragedy moves the place least anticipated, and sows the seeds of an everlasting contention for Ross Poldark and the strong George Warleggan, and exams Ross and Demelza's marriage and their love. ..
- Edge of Eternity (Century Trilogy, Book 3)
- The Evidence Against Her
- The Tutor's Daughter
- 31 Bond Street
- The Road to Reckoning
- The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, Book 1)
Extra info for Abigail: A Novel (The Wives of King David, Book 2)
He’d thought this news would calm her down, but instead she appeared completely bowled over. Damn, pretty soon she was gonna start making him nervous. ” She cautiously lifted her eyes to his—allowing him to notice they were hazel with tiny gold flecks that glittered a little, even in the shade. . ” Huh. He hadn’t seen that coming. ” She gave her head a saucy tilt—and though he’d been thinking out loud more than trying to goad her, he liked this attitude a lot better than when she was jittery.
Tessa’s heart rose to her throat when she followed his pointing finger toward the edge of the yard, where the forest met the lawn—Mr. Knightley crouched there in the taller grass, peering at the milk as if it were prey. “Uh-huh,” she whispered. Both of them stayed quiet as Knightley slowly, silently inched toward the milk, his movements implying he thought he was being very sneaky about the whole thing. Once he started lapping at it, Tessa gingerly moved in to kneel beside him. He didn’t flinch when she reached to stroke his fur, too caught up in the milk, and she sighed, “Thank God,” giving the spotted cat an affectionate squeeze.
Well, this is sudden,” Amy mused, clearly taken aback. “Kind of,” Tessa agreed. . aware. Of herself. Of possibilities. Then she’d seen someone skydiving on TV last night and she’d thought, Wow, that’s somebody who’s really living their life, grabbing it by the horns. “But not really. . ” The sense of defeat she’d suffered upon leaving her job and moving home still stung. Every day. She’d accepted it, but she’d not gotten over it. . ” Even though she’d had less flare-ups the last year or so, the unpredictability remained daunting, and she wanted very badly to overcome that worry.