The Merchant's Daughter by Melanie DickersonThe Merchant's Daughter by Melanie Dickerson

The Merchant's Daughter

byMelanie Dickerson

Paperback | December 4, 2011

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An unthinkable danger. An unexpected choice. Annabel, once the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. Her circumstances are made even worse by the proximity of Lord Ranulf’s bailiff—a revolting man who has made unwelcome advances on Annabel in the past. Believing that life in a nunnery is the best way to escape the escalation of the bailiff’s vile behavior and to preserve the faith that sustains her, Annabel is surprised to discover a sense of security and joy in her encounters with Lord Ranulf. As Annabel struggles to confront her feelings, she is involved in a situation that could place Ranulf in grave danger. Ranulf’s future, and possibly his heart, may rest in her hands, and Annabel must decide whether to follow the plans she has cherished or the calling God has placed on her heart.

Melanie Dickerson is a New York Times bestselling author and two-time Christy Award finalist. Her first book The Healer’s Apprentice won the National Readers’ Choice Award for Best First Book in 2010, and The Merchant’s Daughter won the 2012 Carol Award. Melanie spends her time writing stories at her home near Huntsville, Alabama, wher...
Title:The Merchant's DaughterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:December 4, 2011Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310727618

ISBN - 13:9780310727613


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cheesy Not as good as some of the other books, not sure I'd recommend it
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Prepare for cheese Overall it was a decent book, but it was very, very cheesy. Then again, sometimes you need some cheese in your life, so if you are in one of those moods where you just need a good romance, then this is the book for you!
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Merchant's Daughter A wonderful story! One of my favourites.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Read This novel takes place in1352 and follows Annabel who is trapper in indentured servitude. Lots of adventure and romance, The Merchant’s Daughter will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Merchant daughter Very good read, a different view of beauty and the beast. Looking forward to more stories by the same author.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent historical fiction Enjoyed this book a lot-- great characters and plot development, well-researched, and an inspirational look at how faith can shape our lives. :)
Date published: 2014-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! If you're into historical fiction, then you'll really enjoy it!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-08-07

Editorial Reviews

'True, readers will peg the happy ending at the start, but the progression of Annabel's honorable love affair will have the rapt attention of Christian-fiction fans.' - Courtney Jones, Booklist Review