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The Substitute Bride ; The Gladiator

by Janet Dean Author · Carla Capshaw Author


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Enjoy two stories of strength and hope in days gone by from Love Inspired Historical
The Substitute Bride by Janet Dean
Fleeing an arranged marriage, Elizabeth Manning exchanges places with a mail-order bride bound for New Harmony, Iowa. Life on the frontier can't be worse than forced wedlock to pay her father's gambling debts. But Ted Logan's rustic lifestyle and rambunctious children are more of a challenge than Elizabeth expects. And how can she tell Ted the truth about her past? Little does she know, Ted's hiding secrets of his own...
The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw
Should anyone learn she is a Christian, slave Pelonia Valeria will be executed. Her faith threatens not only herself, but her master, legendary gladiator Caro Viriathos. Can she convince a man who found fame through unforgiving brutality to show mercy? And when she's ultimately given the choice, will Pelonia choose freedom or the love of a gladiator?

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Carla Capshaw (Author)

Florida native Carla Capshaw always dreamed of traveling the world and writing novels. After visiting numerous countries, she finally put pen to paper and has been writing ever since. A winner of two RWA Golden Hearts and a double Rita finalist, C...

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Janet Dean (Author)

Janet Dean married her college sweetheart and taught first grade before leaving to rear two daughters. As her daughters grew, they watched Little House on the Prairie, reawakening Janet's love of American history and the stories of strong men and ...

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The Substitute Bride ; The Gladiator
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