Start reading The Right Wife on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

The Right Wife [Kindle Edition]

Beverly Barton
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Digital List Price: $4.99 What's this?
Print List Price: $15.00
Kindle Price: $3.82
You Save: $11.18 (75%)

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition $3.82  
Paperback $13.47  
Kindle Delivers
Kindle Delivers
Subscribe to the Kindle Delivers monthly e-mail to find out about each month's Kindle book deals, new releases, editors' picks and more. Learn more (U.S. customers only)

Book Description

In a sweeping and vibrant novel set in the post-war South, New York Times bestselling author Beverly Barton follows one young woman's journey to love and independence. . .

1885. All of Margaret Campbell's hopes for the future lie in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Since the death of her sharecropper father, eighteen-year-old Maggie has no resources and few allies, aside from the relatives who've agreed to take her in. With luck, she might yet make an upright gentleman of her brother, and a real lady of her rebellious little sister. And perhaps, once her siblings are settled, she'll find a decent, hardworking man to marry. But those plans are jeopardized the moment she meets Aaron Stone.

Effortlessly charming, Aaron is building an empire in the South. Maggie knows he wants the right kind of wife to overcome the shadows surrounding his birth--someone like the well-connected widow he's been courting. Someone a million miles from a penniless, outspoken sharecropper's daughter. But neither jealousy, family secrets, nor long-held prejudices will keep Maggie from following her heart. . .


Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Details

  • File Size: 944 KB
  • Print Length: 310 pages
  • Publisher: eKensington (June 5, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00HRFWQ2G
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #238,881 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
THE RIGHT WIFE by Beverly Barton is an exciting Historical Romance set in Post- War South in 1885. Fast paced, tale of family love, seduction and finding love. You can't help but love Maggie and her siblings. Margaret Campbell and her younger brother and sister are orphaned, leaving everything they know behind and moving to Tuscumbia, Alabama, with their aunt and uncle meet the seductive, handsome, Aaron Stone, what follows is an epic tale of a eighteen year old and life in post-war Alabama.

Family secrets, prejudices, long held friendships, injustices, jealousy, seduction, independence, and love find its way into the hearts of the citizens of Tuscumbia. Fast paced tale that will have you turning pages and grasping at straws as you hold your breath for Maggie and Aaron. Oh, you can't help but fall in love with little Jude, Maggie's ten-year old sister, who believes she is in love with an older man. And Daisy, who is sexual assaulted by someone with many prejudices including females. An enjoyable read and one that has many twists and turns. Be warned, some readers may find some of the wording offensive. Received for an honest review from the publisher and Net Galley.

Rating: 4

Heat Rating: Hot

Reviewed by: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars A SPICY SOUTHERN FRIED TALE OF PASSIONS GALORE July 21, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
A titan hot temper heroine meets a rich hero with a self imposed mountain on his shoulder! Can the tigress demolish his mountain & capture his heart?

Since her sharecropper daddy died, Maggie Campbell, a feisty redhead with a temper to match, her half boy half man brother, Micah, & her hellion of a sister, Judith, are on their way to Tuscumbia to live with her deceased mom's brother & his family. She promised her dad on his death bed, that she would see to Micah getting an education & turning her sister into a lady. Living with Uncle Chester will be hard because his wife is very religious & her son Cousin Wesley is a pristine & proper minister. Plus with Micah's stubbornness, Judith's mouth & her temper, it will be a trail on her last nerve. All aboard the train to their new life, but this grumpy man thinks their Daisy stole his watch & is manhandling them all, but all Campbell stick together!

Aaron Stone is a rich man with a huge chip on his shoulder, about being born out of wedlock. He will marry a woman who can move him up in society & he has decided that widowed Eunice Arnold is the right ticket. Aaron is on his home to ask Eunice to marry him & lift this dark stain of his birth.

On his way back to Tuscumbia, he sees a young titan tigress kick a man in the shin, her younger brother jump on his back & a mini hellion biting this man hand, all because they are trying to protect a young black woman. Maggie tries to settle this lying man, but her temper snaps & everyone joined in, but this huge, golden hair god offers to help. Aaron introduces myself & offers his help, but this ragamuffin has the nerve to refuses him. Maggie doesn't need this man messing up her plans, but Judith opens her mouth & off to the races she goes, with question after question.
Read more ›
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Format:Kindle Edition
Post-Civil War Alabama sets the stage for this story from Beverly Barton that combines some disturbing moments and situations and tosses them all into a fairly plausible story. I say fairly, because some of the more disturbing events and situations almost feel contrived, as if the author wanted to show all of the bad, then try to redeem it with one young woman.

I don’t usually have problems with a story that presents the less savory slices of life, IF the presentation doesn’t fall into predictable or feel contrived. Unfortunately, throughout the story I could predict when the next “stumbling block” would occur, predict Maggie’s overreaction with anger or fear, predict the outcome when she met the “mysterious” stranger.

There were several moments where I just had to roll my eyes. Left by her parents’ untimely deaths to take care of and raise her younger siblings, a poor white sharecropper’s daughter is traveling with her mulatto former slave……we just start from there and go downhill.

A shooting, a rape, the condemnation of a very constrained and defined Christian household: there were far too many ideas and elements thrown together to give any sort of validity to the feel of the story, and reading after about 46% started to feel like a chore. Sadly there was no surprise for me, nothing to keep me intrigued, and the story quickly faded from memory.

I received an eBook copy of the title from the publisher via NetGalley for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review. All conclusions are my own responsibility.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Southern Romance August 7, 2014
By Lesia
Format:Kindle Edition
I loved this book. It's a southern romance with a twist that will sweep you away. Aaron has a past that haunts him and, little does he know, the hellion he just met at the train station has all he needs to heal his tortured soul and make him believe in love forever after. Maggie just wants the best for her brother and to make a lady of her young sister. There is romance, lots of passion, and Maggie is about to uncover a terrible secret the town has kept for years. Beverly Barton writes this story beautifully and I hope you will read The Right Wife and enjoy it as much as I did
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category