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The Captain Takes a Wife

The Captain Takes a Wife The Captain Chronicles, 1875

By Doris Durbin
Published by WestBow Press

Average Blogger Rating: 3.6 Stars

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On 11/12 Debbie wrote: As Harry sets off to hopefully start a ministry as a circuit riding preacher, he suddenly finds himself thrust into the position of providing protection for a young woman running away from an arranged marriage. Sarah Franklin is apparently unwittingly caught up in a greater criminal scheme, and those ... Book Review: The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin

Debbie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/19 Fushiacat wrote: Captain Harry Richardson had no idea when he entered the train station his life was about to make a big change. Up until that moment, he was concentrating on the new position for a pastor his aunt had told him about. Fresh out of school, he was catching the train to try out for that opening. But before ... A Train Ride to Matrimony?

Fushiacat's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/29 Jessica Boudreaux wrote: As Captain Harry Richardson is boarding a train, he finds a woman in need of help. Sarah Franklin is running away from an arranged marriage, and she begs him to help her. When they are followed onto the train, the pair decide that getting married may make the people pursuing Sarah give up, but they don’t ... The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin

Jessica's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/23 Kelly F Barr wrote: I received a free copy of The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin for my honest review for BookLook Blogger. The war is over and Captain Harry Richardson is looking forward to starting a new life in a small town as a pastor. He also hopes to find a wife sometime soon. His journey to the little mountain ... The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin

Kelly F Barr's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Jessica White wrote: I'm a sucker for stories that involves captains and wives...chalk it up to my nearly being a captain's wife!From Amazon: Sarah Franklin, a young teacher escaping an arranged marriage to a corrupt man, runs straight into the arms of Captain Harry Richardson as he prepares to board a train leaving ... The Captain Takes a Wife {a Review}

Jessica's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/7 Karin Beery wrote: The concept behind this story is intriguing - I love the idea of the historical marriages-of-convenience that end up working out, so I wanted to give this book a read. Unfortunately, the writing doesn't support the concept. There were several things that made this story difficult to read, but here are ... Intriguing Concept, but Poorly Executed

Karin's Rating:

2 Stars

On 12/31 Ms M wrote: I received a free ecopy of this book from Book Look Bloggers in exchange for an honest review. The Captain Takes a Wife is the first book I've read by Doris Durbin and is the first of a series called The Captain Chronicles, 1875 about the Reverend Harry Richardson, known by most folks as Captain Richardson. ... The Captain Takes a Wife by Doris Durbin

Ms M's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/15 (not your) Average Reader wrote: Although an extremely quick and light read, Doris Durbins’s The Captain Takes a Wife was entertaining and full of solid, basic Christian values. Strong characters, clean dialog and plenty of action takes readers on a fun romp I’d recommend to anyone. The Behest: I received this book free from BookLook. ... (not your) Average Reader

(not your) Average Reader's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/3 Melissa Williamson wrote: The Captain Takes a Wife is an interesting novel about a soldier-turned preacher and a young woman in trouble.The story opens with the hero being thrown into a situation where he must rescue the heroine. He is encouraged by trusted friends to jump right in with faith into an odd relationship with a complete ...

Melissa's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/1 gabysnana wrote: Today I'm wearing my new "book review" hat for the very first time.   Let's see how well it fits.  I hope my loyal followers won't mind this deviation from my normal card posts from time to time.  Perhaps, I'll even include a card reflecting some aspect of the book.  Now that's ... Just finished reading: The Captain Takes a Wife The Captain Chronicles, 1875 By Doris Durbin

gabysnana's Rating:

5 Stars