Arabella and Jacob had been friends since childhood and when he asked her to marry him she though it was one of his usual jokes but he was serious. He was so hurt by her disbelieving him he left to join the army. It was only afterwards that she realised her had been serious it was too late to stop him. After eight months of not hearing from him her mother pushes her to find a husband. She loves Jacob so much that she doesn’t want to look at anyone else until they get a message that he had been killed. She eventually becomes engaged to a man her mother wants her to wed. Then Jacob comes home. Can they rekindle their relationship? How will she get out of the engagement?
This is an excellent story with heroes and villains included. There is romance, intrigue and action. This is a sweet clean romance which I really enjoyed.
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