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When Julien St. Clair, Earl of March, sees Katherine Brandon for the first time, she is dressed like a boy and engaged in a mock duel with her brother. And since it's her turn to die, she falls dramatically at Julien's feet. Suddenly, the earl finds himself bewitched by this unusual young lady and decides that he wants her. From the glittering ballrooms of 1814 London, to Paris and Switzerland, the earl and his unwilling bride play a dangerous game of passion -- until Julien ...
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Overview

When Julien St. Clair, Earl of March, sees Katherine Brandon for the first time, she is dressed like a boy and engaged in a mock duel with her brother. And since it's her turn to die, she falls dramatically at Julien's feet. Suddenly, the earl finds himself bewitched by this unusual young lady and decides that he wants her. From the glittering ballrooms of 1814 London, to Paris and Switzerland, the earl and his unwilling bride play a dangerous game of passion -- until Julien discovers Katherine's terrifying secret. *Explicit

The last nine Coulter titles have been New York Times bestsellers. When The Rebel Bride first hit the bookstores in 1979, it defied convention and stretched the Regency to the limit. Now Coulter has taken her masterpiece one step further--redone with more pageantry and splendor than ever before. Reissue.

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Coulter's 1979 historical romance features ladies and noblemen and the usual trappings common to the genre. Coulter has had a string of best-selling novels, so this should prove quite popular. Copyright 2003 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786209156
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Romance Series
  • Pages: 405
  • Product dimensions: 5.78 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine  Coulter

Catherine Coulter lives in Northern California with her husband Anton and her cat Gilly, who's as old as her marriage.

Biography

The author of dozens of bestsellers, Catherine Coulter made her Romance debut with 1978's The Autumn Countess, a fast-moving story she describes as "a Gothic masquerading as a Regency." Six more Regency romances followed in quick succession; then, in 1982, she penned her first full-length historical novel, Devil's Embrace. She counts several trilogies among her most popular historicals, notably the Bride Trilogy -- which, in turn, spawned an ongoing story sequence featuring the beloved Sherbrooke family of Regency-era England.

In 1988, Coulter tried her hand at contemporary romance with a twisty little page-turner called False Pretenses. Her fans ate it up and begged for more. Since then, she has interspersed historicals with contemporary romantic thrillers (like the novels in her bestselling FBI series) in one of the most successful change-ups in the history of romance publishing.

Good To Know

Suspense writer Catherine Coulter tells us her top ten sleuths and her top ten heroes. We think you'll be as intrigued by her answers as we were ...

TOP TEN SLEUTHS:
Hercule Poirot
Jane Marple
Columbo
Inspector Morse
Jack Ryan
Indiana Jones
Pink Panther
Sherlock Holmes
Sid Halley

TOP TEN HEROS:
Harry Potter (Every Single Book)
Colin Firth as Darcy
S.C. Taylor from Beyond Eden
Lucas Davenport
Dillon Savich
James Bond (Sean Connery)
Jack Bauer
John McClain (All Die Hard)
Shrek (l & 2)
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2006

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    Apparently rape is a fairly common theme for Catherine Coulter. In this story, St. Claire becomes infatuated with Katharine, who becomes a friend, and imagines she's attracted to him as well. She's petrified by the thought of intimacy due to a childhood rape, which she doesn't remember. Her religious father beats her frequently and unmercifully, blaming her for the rape. St. Claire uses this as further justification to force her to marry him, buying her from her father, imprisoning her in London, tracking her down when she escapes to Paris, and then threatens to drug and marry her if she refuses to marry him while sentient. St. Claire decides not to press for consummation due to her fear, but since things don't progress, he kidnaps her, drugs her, and then rapes her (because he's so 'frustrated'), with the intent to disclose his identity afterward. During the act, he discovers she isn't a virgin, and is so angry that he decides to hurt her, tears her up, and mildly wonders afterward why there's blood since she isn't a virgin. The rape immediately triggers a waking nightmare of the childhood rape. He 'finds' her, tells her she's had an accident, and doesn't let her tell otherwise. Feeling somewhat responsible for her gruesome nightmares, he comforts her and slowly begins gaining her trust, but the nightmares get worse, she's pregnant, she seduces him to cover it and she feels guilty. He forces her to face the childhood rape, which results in miscarriage. He finally confesses all and they separate, and just as he's about to start back up with his mistress, she shows up, throws the mistress out, and things are hunky-dory. The secondary characters, except for the father and mistress, have no bearing on the story at all, even though quite a bit of time is spent on them. This isn't my first Catherine Coulter novel, but it'll be the last as there are too many better authors to spend time on stories such as this.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2008

    Book-work

    Eh.. liked it, but I wouldn't necessarily say it's to-die-for. I mean, it had it's moments, for me, but I guess, this book [out of the ones I've read from her so far] falls under the 'like' category for me. It's not a bad read, and it's definitely not a horrible read, it just didn't tickle my fancy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2005

    It Keeps You Going But in the End it is just SAD

    I read the whole book and I loved Kate but her secret made me cry. Two rapes scenes however is more than I can handle. It just makes you want to scream at everyone who was suppose to love and care for her. The book is okay. I recommend it if you can handle rape scenes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2004

    A must read

    Catherine Coulter never ceases to amaze me. I was pleased to find that the male had such a time going after the female. It appears they both loved the chase. This book stirred up such strong emotions, and it's so easy to fall in love with the characters. This is one of those books you can just sit down and cry to, be warned!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2002

    A wonderful love story

    It's a beautiful story that tells how deep a man love a woman. However, he made a mistake that eventually seperated them. A lot of twist and turns in the development of the story which is the author's strong attribute to her stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2001

    A beautiful love story.

    Another wonderful story written by the author. The later part of the book is especially captivating.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2000

    A very entertaining story!

    Personally THE REBEL BRIDE was a book that kept me on the edge of my seat. Just trying to guess what Katherine's secret was only half the fun of reading this novel.

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