Kentucky Bride Author:Norah Hess Fleeing her abusive uncle, young D'lise Alexander trusted no man--until she was rescued by virile trapper Kane Devlin. His rugged strength and tender concern convinced D'lise she would find a safe haven in his backwoods homestead. There, amid the simple pleasures of cornhuskings and barn raisings, she discovered that Kane had kindled a b... more »laze of desire that burned hotter than the flames in his rugged stone hearth. Beneath his soul-stirring kisses she forgot her fears, forgot everything except her longing to become his sweet Kentucky Bride.« less
Living with her gentle mother who dies and an abusive stepfather in 1781, a young woman runs into the forest to be rescued by a traveler who takes her to his home and introduces her to a kinder life than she has ever known and gives a home to her brothers. A very good story.