The Endearment by Lavyrle SpencerThe Endearment by Lavyrle Spencer

The Endearment

byLavyrle Spencer

Mass Market Paperback | August 1, 1990

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New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer presents one of her most beloved, enduring stories...
Hoping to escape the shame of her street urchin’s life in Boston, Anna Reardon plotted a desperate scheme—to become Karl Lindstrom’s mail-order bride in the beautiful, dangerous frontier of Minnesota.
A kind and gentle man, Karl forgave Anna for her deceptions. But there was still one burning secret she had to hide from him, knowing its revelation would destroy the love they had come to cherish.
LaVyrle Spencer is a contemporary and historical romance novelist who has written twelve New York Times bestsellers. Whether set in the Old West or in present day suburban Minnesota, a Spencer novel means seeing love in a new light and meeting characters so real it's all you can do not to climb into the pages yourself. Several of Spenc...
Title:The EndearmentFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 6.7 × 4.2 × 0.92 inPublished:August 1, 1990Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0515103969

ISBN - 13:9780515103960


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Endearment It made me laugh and it definitely made me cry. What a wonderful education into how hard it would have been coming to another country alone at that time. Karl, Anna and James, neither good without the other I am sad that Lavyrle Spencer has retired. I have read all her books and read them over an over. They make me feel good.
Date published: 2015-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Endearment This book began my interest in L. Spencer's books. I found it hard to put down once I had begun. Karl & Anna give hope that couples can work through anything. A wonderful book to read at the cabin in the summer.
Date published: 2004-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Endearing Book This was one of the best books I've ever read. I simply could not put it down. I didn't want to leave the world of Anna and Karl.. living in the early stages in Minnesota. Even if you've never read a romance before... and I hadn't.. you will love this book. Watch a match strike into a spark; grow into a fire. Once you read this book, Lavyrle Spencer will become one of your favourite authors.
Date published: 2000-10-05

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Fiery-tempered beauty Anna Reardon had only one chance to escape the shameful street-urchin's life forever--to become Karl Lindstrom's mail-order bride. Karl soon discovered Anna's true background, but there was one burning secret that Anna will never be able to reveal. . .