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Luke's Runaway Bride

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Cheyenne, a late 19th-century frontier town, serves as the backdrop for Bridges's galloping romantic suspense. Shortly after leaving a party celebrating her engagement to Daniel Kincaid, one of Denver's finest citizens, Jenny Eriksen and her companion, Olivia Gibson, are kidnapped by a "hotheaded cowboy" who claims he needs them to accompany him for just 36 hours. Still in their ball gowns, Jenny and Olivia endure a grueling boxcar ride to Cheyenne, where Jenny gradually learns the truth about her abductor, Luke McLintock, and her fianc . Luke and Daniel grew up together, and now Luke is on a mission to force Daniel to acknowledge Adam, the son he fathered with a Mexican woman. Although the five-year-old is now an orphan, Daniel refuses to acknowledge his moral lapse and instead sends his henchman to eliminate Luke and re-abduct Jenny. Sternly closing her heart against her feelings for Luke, a perpetual loner, Jenny nevertheless embraces Adam. It's a natural step, albeit one filled with spirited conflicts, for Luke and Jenny to realize that they can provide a loving home for Adam. Bridges (The Doctor's Homecoming) is comfortable in her western setting, and her characters' humorous sparring make this boisterous mix of romance and skullduggery an engrossing read. Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. Publishers Weekly "..(the) characters' humorous sparring make this boisterous mix of romance and skullduggery an engrossing read.

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Paperback Editions

September 2002 : UK Mass Market Paperback

Title: Luke's Runaway Bride (Harlequin Historical)
Author(s): Kate Bridges
ISBN: 0-373-29226-0 / 978-0-373-29226-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : UK Kindle edition

Title: Luke's Runaway Bride (Mills & Boon Historical)
Author(s): Kate Bridges
Publisher: Mills & Boon Historical
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Luke's Runaway Bride
Author(s): Kate Bridges
Publisher: Harlequin Historical
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA