Physical injury leaving a lasting and visible mark remains somewhat of a stigma, at least in the minds of the injured I mean, there it is, staring at you, right Now go back a hundred oryears That need for outward appearance becomes evensocially critical So, although this is a sweet romance, the story is, underneath it all, a parable of acceptance, first of oneself and then of one s fellows As voiced by narrator C.J McAllister, author Sandra Sinclair s Mail Order Bride story is a bit cagey about how our heroine achieved her stigmatization, falling from favored nonpareil to family embarrassment, but, once disclosed, action commences to a satisfactory conclusion Pity party to party hearty Disclaimer I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review AB Her Sister Is Marrying Her Ex She S Running Away To Marry A Man She S Never Met Lily Whitefield S Once Prized Debutante Status, Went Unfulfilled, Marred By A Cruel, Fateful Accident Now Her Sister Is Marrying The Man She Loves Trapped By Her Imperfection, Lily Decides To Escape The Prospect Of Spinsterhood By Being A Mail Order Bride She Sneaks Away, Leaving Her Safe, Cushioned Existence Behind And Boarding A Train To Colorado To Marry A Man She S Never Met Uncertain If He D Ever Find True Love, Or Simply An Honest Woman Who Saw Him As Than A Purse, A Financial Wishing Well, Wythe Radcliffe Sought The Advice And Aid Of A Matchmaker From A Mail Order Bridal Agency But He Already Has The Girl In Mind He S Been Writing To Her For The Past Two Years He Just Needs A Little Help Lily Has Her Own Money And Flaws, She Ll Make Him The Perfect Wife After All He Wasn T Perfect Either Broken And Scarred By The Tragic Events In Their Past Can Lily And Wythe Heal And Build A Loving Future Together This is a sweet, clean romance that is so well written I felt like I could see everything that was happening.I loved that it dealt with self image after injury It s easy to underestimate the lasting affects of and injury that causes someone to see them self differently I though this was used very compassionately and yet accurately.I really enjoyed the romance between Lily and Wythe, they re such a good match for each other The narration is smooth and flowing and the character voices are clear and distinct.I received a free copy of this book from the author and or narrator and or publisher and I voluntarily wrote this honest review. I enjoyed this audiobook thoroughly It is sweet and clean, nicely written with a good theme and easy to follow.The main characters are both afflicted with a physical handicap but both characters have good qualities that keeps the story interesting and I loved how they decided to get married and their support, love and caring for each other.C.J McAllister is the narrator of the audiobook and he reads it well.The above is my unbiased and voluntary review of a free audiobook that I requested. Blind Affection Sandra E SinclairA clean historical western fiction Can two people with physical imperfections find happiness together, even though they think no one could love them Several twists involving other people try to interfere The narration was well done The characters were well portrayed C.J McAllister has a fine voice for this book I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. The brides keep comingJubilee Springs is steadily changing from bachelors ville to family town Lily is running from the pain of seeing her once fianc getting ready to marry her younger sister She set him free when an accident mars her beauty, but she refuses to spend the rest box her life in the shadows of her sister s happiness Wycliffe was crippled in a work accident, but hopes to find a mate who is interested inthan his wealth Can they find happiness together Friends First..This book centers around Lily, the female lead, and Wythe, the male lead.Both leads are looking for the same thing but they don t realize it at first.Overall, a sweet romance with extremely likable characters.C.J McAllister did well with the narration Note This audio book was provided by the author at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review. Lovely RomanceThis was a lovely romance of two people who feel inadequate due to each having disability, and feeling no one will consider them a suitable match The characters were well written and an interesting plot with secondary characters that enhanced the story. Historical Western RomanceI really enjoyed reading this book Lilly is a woman who s ideas I would have agreed with Her groom has allowed someone to make him think less of himself than he should Enjoy this book, I did Blind Affection by Sandra E Sinclair was another great read by the author Lily s sister is marrying her ex She was in an accident that left her imperfect She leaves home to marry Wythe a man she met through a mail order situation.