Brides of the West Collection
Best-selling author Lori Copeland kicks off this historical Western series with this pleasing tale of mail-order brides set in 1872. When their pastor father dies suddenly, leaving little money, three sisters realize that they need to take drastic action to survive. Each answers a newspaper ad soliciting Christian brides. Faith goes to Texas, where her intended, a well-to-do rancher named Nicholas Shepherd, seems to be having second thoughts. While her wedding is repeatedly postponed, Faith meets a local widower and decides to teach his blind son Braille. In time, Nicholas begins to realize that he may have lost Faith to another man.
Lori Copeland continues her historical romance series, Brides of the West, with book 2, June. Mail-order bride June Kallahan arrives in Seattle from Michigan to discover that her intended, Eli Messenger, the assistant to a famous evangelist named Isaac Inman, is ill. After he dies, June stays on to work at the local orphanage, where she realizes Inman is allowing the orphans to go without in order to build a showy tabernacle. A romance blooms between June and Parker Sentell, a friend of Eli’s, as they try to convince Inman of the errors of his thinking. Readers will learn the important lesson that God is ever faithful, even when we don’t understand his plan or purpose in our lives. June delivers a lighthearted, entertaining story along with strong moral values and a Christian worldview.
The best-selling Brides of the West series continues with book 3, Hope. Federal agent Dan Sullivan shelves his retirement to infiltrate a band of payroll thieves. But he didn’t expect to meet stubborn mail-order bride Hope Kallahan, who gets kidnapped by the gang and held for ransom, or that she would be a veritable magnet for danger. As she intimidates hardened criminals into cleaning house and talks Dan into rescuing her, Dan believes God had a reason for throwing her in his path.
A sheltered mountain girl, Glory is forced to build a life on her own after her Poppy dies. With a bagful of gold and no change of clothes, she sets out in search of a new life. Far too naive for the cold world before her, she ends up on the run from a greedy uncle who wants her gold—and who will kill her to get it. She manages to latch on to a wagonneer named Jackson and a group of teenage mail order brides. In her travels and adventures, Glory grows into a beautiful young woman with an unshakable faith—but will her faith be enough to win the heart of the handsome wagonneer?
The continuing story of mail-order brides in the successful Brides of the West series. Spunky, young Ruth Priggish is on the run from an 80-year-old suitor. Her only hope of eluding him is to seek help from an unwilling protector, U.S. Marshall Dylan McCall. Copeland’s readers will delight in this rollicking story of romance and danger.
In the continuing story of mail-order brides in the successful Brides of the West series, Patience is abducted in a case of mistaken identity. But everything changes when she escapes her kidnapper and stumbles onto a gold mine. Can Patience make her fortune without losing her heart to Sheriff Jay Longer? Copeland’s readers will delight in this rollicking story of romance and danger.
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