Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The Burning Bride


It is 1876, and as the corruption of the ruling classes seeping ever deeper into the lives of ordinary folk in the town of Rufford in Maine, Hannah ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $2.88
Collectible from  $5.00

Show Alternate Editions
Change currency

Reviews of The Burning Bride

Overall customer rating: 5.000

Intricate plotting, good history, strong heroine

by jandr on Jul 31, 2008

Intricate plotting -- a bit too much so for me, but probably not for most. What I loved: Hannah Trevor, a strong, independent midwife and her almost-deaf eight year old daughter. Also, the detailed, responsible historical background, both in the depiction of daily life and in the specific details of Shay's Rebellion. I'll never again think of the Revolutionary War as quaint and relatively bloodless. Like all wars, it was bloody and horrible. The story is told inventively -- (fictional) court documents , recipes , the heroine's journal, and "Piecing the Evidence," as in piecing a quilt. In fact, quilting is the guiding metaphor for this, as for the earlier two in the Hannah Trevor trilogy. All are memorable.

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The Burning Bride

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!