Marriage Bed by Regina McBride
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Marriage Bed
By Regina McBride

The Marriage Bed

New edition

By (author) See other recent books by Regina McBride
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $22.99
Your Price: $20.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.03 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Marriage Bed by Regina McBride

Book Description

'To my husband's mother, I was a kind of empty vessel like the Virgin Mary who would carry holiness in her womb.' When Deirdre is orphaned aged fourteen, her elderly grandmother takes her from the remote island of her birth to the Enfant de Marie convent on mainland Ireland. Deirdre dutifully trains to become a nun, although it is not her true vocation. However, when Mrs O'Breen sees her for the first time, Deidre appears to be the perfect choice for her son Manus: pious, graceful, meek and subservient. But she is not really any of these things. Deirdre tries to conform to the expectations of others, and so is in constant conflict with her real nature. At heart, she is still the wild, headstrong island girl she once was; a girl who is unable to let go of the deep secret she has carried with her from the primitive Great Blasket Island...

Buy Marriage Bed book by Regina McBride from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780749935719
ISBN-10: 0749935715
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Piatkus Books
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 5-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Books By Author Regina McBride

Ghost Songs by Regina McBride Ghost Songs, Paperback / softback (October 2016)

A searingly beautiful coming-of-age memoir about a girl who begins to see her parents' ghosts after their tragic deaths.

Marriage Bed by Regina McBride Marriage Bed, Paperback (June 2005)

The heavy burden of another's family legacy, combined with the unspeakable secret of her own parents' death, plunges Deirdre into unhappiness and despair. Eventually she discovers her strength in this tale where Celtic and the gothic intertwine.

Nature of Water and Air by Regina McBride Nature of Water and Air, Paperback (May 2001)

Determined to win her mother's love and uncover the truth about her mother's past, Clodagh finds herself swept into a relationship with a handsome, reclusive man and into a confrontation with the mysteries of the past.

» View all books by Regina McBride


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Marriage Bed book by Regina McBride and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Regina McBride

Regina McBride is a highly acclaimed author and poet. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico and lived for a time in Ireland before moving to New York City, where she now resides with her husband and daughter.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Regina McBride close
Ghost Songs by Regina McBride
Marriage Bed by Regina McBride
Marriage Bed by Regina McBride
Nature of Water and Air by Regina McBride
» close