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The Handfasting

The Handfasting

An intriguing story about how true love can overcome the trials and evil in life.


For a decade, Katie had hoped and prayed that Steven would keep his promise and come back to her. When he does return, they rekindle their love, and they plan to marry. Steven, however, is not Katie’s only suitor. Bill had dated her a few times, years ago when they were in high school. He assumes she belongs to him, and when Steven appears, he realizes he must formally stake his claim. Katie rebuffs him, and his courtship turns violent. Confused and humiliated, Katie accepts Bill’s declaration that no decent man will have her, now, and his proposal − a loveless marriage of convenience to a man she despises − seems to be her only option. People in her rural hometown expect them to marry, but Katie begins to consider how much she might risk to wed the man she truly loves. If you enjoy stories about strong women who fight to overcome the odds to obtain what they want, then you will enjoy The Handfasting.

About the Author:
David Burnett lives near Charleston, South Carolina, where he walks on the beach almost every day and photographs the ocean, the sea birds, and the marshes that he loves. Three of his books are set in Charleston, and he has always enjoyed the Carolina beaches.

David enjoys photography and has photographed subjects as varied as prehistoric ruins on the islands of Scotland, star trails, sea gulls, and a Native American powwow. He and his wife have traveled widely in the United States and the United Kingdom. During trips to Scotland, they visited Crathes Castle, the ancestral home of the Burnett family near Aberdeen, and Kismul Castle on the Isle of Barra, the home of his McNeil ancestors.

He reports that he went to school for much longer than he wants to admit, and he has graduate degrees in psychology and education. He and his wife have two daughters and a blue-eyed cat named Bonnie.

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The Handfasting


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