The Matrimony Plan

The Matrimony Plan

by Christine Johnson
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The Matrimony Plan by Christine Johnson

Society Princess—and a Penniless Preacher?

Felicity Kensington is preparing for the grandest wedding Pearlman, Michigan, has ever seen. True, her prospective husband is virtually a stranger. But the well-connected engineer her father hired fits all her marriage criteria. Except for one tiny flaw: it's the town's new pastor, not the wealthy engineer, who makes Felicity's heart race…

Gabriel Meeks left New York to avoid high society's foolish rules. Instead, he's immediately smitten with the high-and-mighty Miss Kensington. Beneath Felicity's misplaced pride is a woman of genuine worth, if he can only help her see it. And nothing could make him happier than ensuring that her matrimony plan takes an unexpected twist!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459209909
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Love Inspired Historical Series
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 762,094
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

A native of Michigan, Christine Johnson has lived in every corner of the state’s lower peninsula. She holds multiple degrees from the University of Michigan but prefers small-town life. After a decade as a librarian, she plunged into writing novels and never looked back. She and her husband now split their time between Michigan and the Florida Keys. You can read more about Christine at

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The Matrimony Plan 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
cjp1873 More than 1 year ago
The Matrimony Plan by Christine Johnson is an exciting romantic story filled with wonderful characters, mistaken identities, and historical details. Felicity is a rich society girl determined to marry a wealthy engineer who is new in town. Only problem is that she falls in love with Gabriel, the poor preacher who arrives on the same day. Although Felicity has a tendency towards snobbishness, she also has a good heart which improves as her relationship with Gabriel evolves. For his part, Gabriel stays true to his faith against a difficult congregation who sometimes put propriety over piety. Since the book takes place in the 1920s, it also intertwines certain historical details, such as Prohibition, bootlegging, and the orphan train which transported orphans from cities in the East to towns in the West. The author also includes several surprises and twists that had me guessing until the end to figure out the truth. Overall, I loved Christine Johnson's book The Matrimony Plan and happily recommend it to readers who enjoy historical fiction.
pshall More than 1 year ago
I loved Christine Johnson's latest book based in the fictional town of Pearlman, Michigan. The touches of humor kept a smile on my face while I found the story too good to put down! If you have a chance, pick this one up! It's a keeper!
JamieA More than 1 year ago
Christine Johnson is a gifted writer. I love how she paints the scene for the reader without taking away from the plot. The story was so compelling I found it hard to put down. I kept telling myself... as soon as I finish this chapter I'm going to bed but then I get to the last page of the chapter and nope... I've got to turn the page to see where she's leading us. The characters journey kept me on the edge of my seat at times and the ending was very satisfying.