The Cold Wife

Rated 4.22/5 based on 9 reviews
When Carrie Allen learns that her father has arranged a marriage between her and Justin Monroe, she knows that a pair couldn't be more mismatched. And she wants out!

Justin Monroe has loved Carrie for years, so he jumps at the chance to marry her. But he's in for a surprise when she tells him the truth...and asks for an annulment.

Too bad for her he's not willing to give up.

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About Ruth Ann Nordin

Ruth Ann Nordin has written seventy romances, ranging from Regencies to historical westerns to contemporaries. She plays with other genres from time to time, but her first love is romance. She has been happily married for eighteen years to a sweet and funny guy, and they have four sons, who are all taller than Ruth now that they're 14, 15, 16, and 18. The good thing is she doesn't need a ladder, and there's always someone to take care of a mouse that squeezes its way into her Montana home. She considers herself very lucky to have led such a charmed life. Being able to play with characters and create stories is just icing on the cake. Hopefully, she'll get to keep doing this many years to come.

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About the Series: Virginia Series
This is mostly a romantic comedy series, thought The Cold Wife is on a serious note. Happy endings, though, are a guarantee.

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Annalise Grey reviewed on Dec. 22, 2011
(no rating)
This was the first book by Ms. Nordin that I read and I enjoyed it. Carrie really got under my skin a few times but not enough to make me stop reading. Fun read, nice wrap-up to the story, and quick.
(reviewed 8 days after purchase)
Mia reviewed on Nov. 5, 2011

Okay read. A little too sugary, and the heroine was a brat almost until the end of the book.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Christine M reviewed on Sep. 30, 2011

Another great read by an exceptional author!
(reviewed 23 days after purchase)
thessa subida reviewed on Sep. 12, 2011

i thought i already reviewed this fabulous book! well, turns out that i haven't. what to say? another book that i really enjoyed reading. carrie and justin are just so cute!
(reviewed 4 months after purchase)
Georgia Cates reviewed on Aug. 9, 2011

I recommend this book for anyone that loves a sweet, love story. I loved the ups and downs of the story. Just when you think things are turning around for the couple, they take another turn of events. I was pleased with this purchase. I gave 3/5 stars. (Great) 4/5= Awesome. 5/5= out of this world Fabulous. I have only given 5/5 to one book. Ever. So 3/5 is a great rating from me.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Bella Fallen reviewed on July 7, 2011

Amazing! I loved all the characters, what a wonderful read!
(reviewed 39 days after purchase)
Sarah Bathurst reviewed on Feb. 28, 2011
(no rating)
This story depicts the state of women's choices during this time period in America. However, we know that women here and around the the are still given in marriage to men they have no choice in marrying. a his story delightfully turned out well and love came to light for this young women but not for another. Well written and reflective as it induced emotions that left me anger and happy. Recommend as a good book for young women because charming men still can be the ruin of many young women's life.
(reviewed 23 days after purchase)
a e reviewed on Dec. 7, 2010

Another good story by Ruth Ann Norden.
(reviewed 10 days after purchase)
Carolyn Tolbert reviewed on Nov. 29, 2010

Another wonderful work from Ruth Ann Nordin. I love her style and her characters. Her period work is well researched and thought out - believable. Her characters are real people who do things just like I might do.

This story was funny and witty. A fun read.
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)
Daisy Bowman reviewed on Aug. 2, 2010

This was a joy to read. I felt like I was there in the time period, this was my first book I read of hers and I am already a fan and started reading her rest. I recommend this book to everybody.
(review of free book)
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