The Spanish Bride: A Novel of Love and War

The Spanish Bride: A Novel of Love and War

Georgette Heyer

Based at the actual tale of Brigade-Major Harry Smith and the very younger Spanish noblewoman he met and married in the course of the Peninsular Wars, whilst the Duke of Wellington's forces fought Napoleon's military in Spain and Portugal.

After marrying Harry Smith whilst she used to be 14 years previous, Juana Smith "followed the drum," marching in the back of the troops besides the opposite other halves and the officials' servants. Juana turned a camp favourite, captivating all along with her younger enthusiasm. regardless of the chance, Juana thrived on army existence and her passionate, if a little bit stormy, courting with Harry.

Heyer's learn encompassed each on hand diary from that point interval, together with Harry Smith's, and all the Duke of Wellington's writings and dispatches. She brings alive army lifestyles in the course of the Regency interval, how the armies marched and fought, in addition to how the the Aristocracy supplied for its personal convenience with servants, horses, canines and furniture.

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