Note: At the time of this review, this is included in Audible’s Plus catalog.
Returning from Europe, Ann learns she is to marry a man of her father’s choosing once they arrive in New York. Refusing, she runs away, although she can’t go far on a steam ship. Only as far as the stateroom of a very handsome soldier.
There’s only one guaranteed way to save a woman from a bad marriage, and that’s to marry her himself. Ann is surprised Robert will go to such lengths to protect her, but stunned when she won’t just be marrying him, but his fellow soldier, Andrew, as well.
Point of view:
3rd person. Alternating perspectives.
At 90 minutes, it’s not worth a credit – but for free, it’s OK.
This short story is best enjoyed when you’re looking for “they’re all virgins” MFM erotica with very little story development and only mediocre attempts at making it “historical”.
Escaping an arranged marriage, Ann runs & hides out in second class. There she encounters Robert & Andrew who both want to marry her. Most of the story centers around the sex immediately following their hasty marriage.
As this is a prequel, there’s not much to the plot other than the slight explanation that many ex-soldiers who served near a country that practices polygamy. They have decided to start their own city/ranch in the “Montana territory” where they’re all free to share wives.
Kylie Stewart’s narration is interesting. She handles a lot of accents and speaking voices well, but there’s an almost robotic cadence to the main text. I’m not sure if it’s her or Vale’s sometimes clipped writing.