[ BOOK ] ♍ The Bride Ship ♡ MOBI eBook or Kindle ePUB free

Loved this book It sat in my TBR for almost a year I kept passing over it I wish I had read it immediately upon purchase.Jocelyn Finch an estranged daughter of a marquis and widow of a serviceman has decided to take the reins of her own life in hand and chaperone a ship full of young marrigable women bound for Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada The Governor of the colony is Robert Kerr A soldier who won high honours in the battle of Waterloo and is rewarded with a very high post in the new colony Loved this book It sat in my TBR for almost a year I kept passing over it I wish I had read it immediately upon purchase.Jocelyn Finch an estranged daughter of a marquis and widow of a serviceman has decided to take the reins of her own life in hand and chaperone a ship full of young marrigable women bound for Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada The Governor of the colony is Robert Kerr A soldier who won high honours in the battle of Waterloo and is rewarded with a very high post in the new colony He is finding it difficult to step from the duty first attitude of a soldier to the political position of a Governor He has progressive ideas but some social skills he lacks stand in the way.The bride ship in his opinion is the very last thing a new colony of hard working men needs So of course what would any women do who is not letting a man run her life and she has been told to get back on her ship and go elsewhere You slap his face with your glove and challenge him to a duel.I liked the fiesty Jocelyn very much and I soon loved the soft hearted Robert The story builds in interest to an ending that was five star Tears, smiles so perfect Take this book out of your TBR and read itnow Mrs Jocelyn Finch is chaperoning a ship full of young women looking for husbands When the Bride Ship lands in Halifax, Governor Robert Kerr is not happy to see them He worries that the women will disrupt life in this quiet area of Canada Telling Mrs Finch that he does not want the brides to stop in his city does not go over well Jocelyn challenges him to a duel in front of the townspeople Soon Sir Robert is at his wits end with the young women and their crafty chaperone.After reading the Mrs Jocelyn Finch is chaperoning a ship full of young women looking for husbands When the Bride Ship lands in Halifax, Governor Robert Kerr is not happy to see them He worries that the women will disrupt life in this quiet area of Canada Telling Mrs Finch that he does not want the brides to stop in his city does not go over well Jocelyn challenges him to a duel in front of the townspeople Soon Sir Robert is at his wits end with the young women and their crafty chaperone.After reading the first few pages of this book, I was expecting a funny story But not too far into the book, the story fell flat for me Even though the characters were smart and likeable, I had a hard time keeping my mind on the plot The story seemed to drag with nothing exciting happening My rating 2 Stars I now can add Nova Scotia to my list of must visit places A little slow in the beginning, but a solid read Was very interested to get to the end and find the author s note explaining that the places described in the book are in fact real places. Mrs Jocelyn Finch brings a shipload of 40 young women as brides for the colonists of Nova Scotia in 1818 The widow is met by an unreceptive Governor Sir Robert Kerr After a rocky start he agrees to help with there settlement However, things don t go as planned resulting in a distribution of the brides to other towns in the colony Over time feelings develop between the widow and the Governor as well as changes to Jocelyn s relations to her estranged family back in England An interesting his Mrs Jocelyn Finch brings a shipload of 40 young women as brides for the colonists of Nova Scotia in 1818 The widow is met by an unreceptive Governor Sir Robert Kerr After a rocky start he agrees to help with there settlement However, things don t go as planned resulting in a distribution of the brides to other towns in the colony Over time feelings develop between the widow and the Governor as well as changes to Jocelyn s relations to her estranged family back in England An interesting historical romance [ BOOK ] ♾ The Bride Ship ♎ A ship full of women could only cause trouble Of that Governor Sir Robert Kerr was certain, just by considering their chaperon Though a widow, Mrs Jocelyn Finch was young, vivacious and utterly determined to have her own way especially with him Challenging the governor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, to a duel was obviously a poor way to introduce herself But when Sir Robert accused Jocelyn and her charges of something, well, less ladylike than husband hunting, what else could she do Besides, someone had to show this straitlaced, yet gloriously compelling figure of a man that there was to life than doing one s duty This was a great premise Good, good story.