Kelly, Carla, The Admiral’s Penniless Bride, (Richmond, Surrey: Harlequin (UK) Limited, 2010).
Title: The Admiral’s Penniless Bride
Author: Carla Kelly
Issues: Bereavement; Debt; Embezzlement; Gendered Expectations (Women); Suicide; Unemployment
Sally Paul is down to her last penny. As she spends it on a cup of tea – to stave off being at the mercy of the workhouse – the last thing she expects is an offer of marriage…from a complete stranger!
Admiral Sir Charles Bright’s seafaring days are over–and according to society, that must mean he’s in need of a wife! Discovering Sally’s in need of a home, he offers a solution…
They marry in haste – but will they enjoy their wedding night at leisure?