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3.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 53.29 out of 5 3.29 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charles McCarry Narrator: Pam Ward Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The acclaimed author of such suspense classics as The Tears of Autumn and The Miernik Dossier brings us a unique period romance, set in early eighteenth-century Europe and New England featuring the ancestors of his recurring master-spy Paul Christopher.

Young, high-spirited Fanny has been fortunate in her civilized upbringing, but the London she has grown up in is riddled with danger and brutality. When a sinister stranger traps her family into debt in order to advance on Fanny, she is forced to take refuge in France, where she meets a young French soldier named Philippe de Saint-Christophe. Their paths will cross again in the New World, where the war between the English and the French is fought with the help of savage Indians on both sides. Together, Fanny and Philippe carve out a fierce, adventurous life in the vigorous, untamed wilderness.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a remarkable narrative, written in McCarry’s honed, imaginative style and packed with historical detail presented not as background but as lived experience…Adroitly depicting passion, brutality, cultures in conflict, and New World natural beauty, this novel is as engrossing as it is unusual.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “It is almost as though Mr. McCarry had deliberately set out to prove that it is still possible to write for intelligent adults in the spirit of Scott or Dumas or James Fenimore Cooper…[McCarry] does justice to the majestic setting, and he invests his characters…with a sense of being keenly, intensely alive.”

    New York Times

  • “Pam Ward portrays McCarry's fascinating charachters with verve and animation.”

    AudioFile

  • “Charles McCarry is one of the more entertaining, intelligent, and accomplished writers we have produced. His The Bride of the Wilderness, I predict, will bring rare quality to the bestseller list.”

    Larry King

  • “No one can tell a story like Charles McCarry. The Bride of the Wilderness sweeps us up and carries us off as if we were the plunder of the magnificently drawn Abenaki Indians who bring this glowing novel to life.”

    Richard Condon, author of The Manchurian Candidate

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