The Ideal Bride Author:Stephanie Laurens Three Cassettes. Michael Anstruther-Wetherby is a man destined for power. Except that Micael for all his political skill and intelligence, lacks the most important element of success: a wife. — So he goes searching for his ideal bride, a gently bred, well-managed young lady. Michael discovers such a paragon, but finds a formidable obsticale in... more » his paty, the young lady's beautiful, strong-minded aunt, Caroline Sutcliffe. Caro had lived through and unhappy political marriage, and want nothing of the sort for her neice, especially as the young woman has already lost her heart to another.
Carol and the younger woman hatch a plot - Carol will demonstrate why an inexperienced young lady is not the bride for him. In defelcting Michael's matrimonial atentions away from her niece, Carol unwittingly focuses them on herself. And then it is Michael's turn to be persuasive, a task that requires every ounce of his seductive charm.
A series of mysterious and dangerous accidents befall Caro - it become clear that an assailand has stepped in with his or her own idea for Caro's future - one that could even involve murder. Before Caro can become Michael's ideal bride they must race to uncover the unknown's identity before all hope of what they long for, and wish for is destroyed.« less