COUNTRY BUSINESSMAN SEEKS RELIABLE WIFE. COMPELLED BY PRACTICAL REASONS. REPLY BY LETTER. Rural Wisconsin, 1907. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful industrialist, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement. But when Catherine steps of the train she's not the woman that Ralph is ...
COUNTRY BUSINESSMAN SEEKS RELIABLE WIFE. COMPELLED BY PRACTICAL REASONS. REPLY BY LETTER. Rural Wisconsin, 1907. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful industrialist, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement. But when Catherine steps of the train she's not the woman that Ralph is expecting. She is both complex and devious. And, haunted by a terrible past, she is motivated by greed. Catherine's plan is simple. She will win Ralph's devotion. Later, she will leave him as a wealthy woman. What Catherine has not counted on however is that Ralph might have plans of his own for his new wife ...
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Well worth reading. There is character development which I always enjoy. Also, redemption. Two of my favorite themes.
P. Frances P
Feb 25, 2011
No prior knowledge of book or author. Picked at random by title name and pleased with the read. Surprising story and description of those hard times in early northwest. Author's descriptions made characters alive!
Feb 9, 2011
Based on some reviews, I thought this book offered something different and mysterious, along with some real surprises. Instead, the writing was filled with repetitions, no real surprises, and a lot of sadness.
Dec 2, 2010
A Reliable Wife
Strange start to book but turns into a good read. It was a little different but the story developes into a facinating mystery plot.
Nov 4, 2010
A Reliable Wife
This book was read with a book club group.
It was a very racey book that I would not have
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