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Francesca

Bertrice Small

New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small continues her glorious historical-romance series featuring four sisters in Renaissance Florence who have anything but marriage on their minds. Giovanni Pietro d' Angelos selected his oldest daughter' s husband, and the marriage proved to be a disaster. He offers to give his next oldest daughter, Francesca, more latitude in choosing a husband than her sister had. But the arrogant beauty has no desire to marry, and she drives every potential suitor away. The Duke of Terreno Boscoso seeks a wife for his heir, Rafaello, and invites Francesca, along with several other possible brides, to come meet him. Francesca' s parents think it' s a good match, but she refuses to consider it until her father makes her a promise: If he does not suit, you may return. She is therefore shocked when, not long after they meet, Rafaello chooses her as his bride and her parents agree to his proposal-- without her consent. Furious and feeling betrayed, Francesca flees into the woods and takes shelter at an inn. There, she earns her keep as a servant-- and meets an unlikely suitor who steals her heart. But the future remains uncertain for the runaway bride, who is still promised to another.

New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small continues her glorious historical-romance series featuring four sisters in Renaissance Florence who have anything but marriage on their minds. Giovanni Pietro d' Angelos selected his oldest daughter' s husband, and the marriage proved to be a disaster. He offers to give his next oldest daughter, Francesca, more latitude in choosing a husband than her sister had. But the arrogant beauty has no desire to marry, and she drives every potential suitor away. The Duke of Terreno Boscoso seeks a wife for his heir, Rafaello, and invites Francesca, along with several other possible brides, to come meet him. Francesca' s parents think it' s a good match, but she refuses to consider it until her father makes her a promise: If he does not suit, you may return. She is therefore shocked when, not long after they meet, Rafaello chooses her as his bride and her parents agree to his proposal-- without her consent. Furious and feeling betrayed, Francesca flees into the woods and takes shelter at an inn. There, she earns her keep as a servant-- and meets an unlikely suitor who steals her heart. But the future remains uncertain for the runaway bride, who is still promised to another.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

New York Times bestselling author Bertrice Small continues her glorious historical-romance series featuring four sisters in Renaissance Florence who have anything but marriage on their minds. Giovanni Pietro d' Angelos selected his oldest daughter' s husband, and the marriage proved to be a disaster. He offers to give his next oldest daughter, Francesca, more latitude in choosing a husband than her sister had. But the arrogant beauty has no desire to marry, and she drives every potential suitor away. The Duke of Terreno Boscoso seeks a wife for his heir, Rafaello, and invites Francesca, along with several other possible brides, to come meet him. Francesca' s parents think it' s a good match, but she refuses to consider it until her father makes her a promise: If he does not suit, you may return. She is therefore shocked when, not long after they meet, Rafaello chooses her as his bride and her parents agree to his proposal-- without her consent. Furious and feeling betrayed, Francesca flees into the woods and takes shelter at an inn. There, she earns her keep as a servant-- and meets an unlikely suitor who steals her heart. But the future remains uncertain for the runaway bride, who is still promised to another.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jill Tanner

Length:

13h 15m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

08:25


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

25:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:55


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

29:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

25:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

29:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

16:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

27:08


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

26:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:02


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

27:56


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:41


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

30:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

11:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

30:08


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

12:20


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

26:41


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

22:28


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:38


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

24:20


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

18:06


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

28:50


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:52


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:26


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

01:07