Captive Bride

Captive Bride

eBook - 1977
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The irresistible call of adventure brings lovely Christina Wakefield to the alluring Arabian desert. But fate imprisons her after she encounters Sheik Abu, the strikingly handsome though arrogant adventurer, whom she had known in England as Philip Caxton. Once Christina had rejected Philip's fervent offer of marriage. But now she is to be his slave -- desperate for the freedoms denied her ... yet weakened by her heart's blazing desire to willingly explore her virile captor's most sensuous cravings.
Publisher: New York : Avon Books, 1977
ISBN: 9780062106469
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (375 pages)

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digitbaxter
Sep 23, 2014

This is an older tile of Lindsey's which does have some real flaws in logic. The plot isn't very tangible, especially in the year it takes place. Once again, it is a plot that Lindsey uses quite a bit in putting women in a very demeaning position and the women never fail to fall in love with the man who kidnapped her. Stockholm Syndrome?

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Sarah1984
Apr 05, 2012

I love Johanna Lindsey!! I hated Captive Bride!! I thought the dialogue was silly and contrived, the plot was very simplistic and the few romance scenes were not so much scenes as a couple of lines, sometimes less. Thank goodness her writing has grown and improved since this book was published in 1977, otherwise, today she would be an unknown writing failure who probably would have ended up being forced into an office job because writing wasn't paying the bills, and never would.

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