Ride away to romance and rescue with these five tales of Mail Order Brides who find love—and salvation—on the Western Frontier.
Includes these five stories from Emma Morgan!
A Beautiful Bride Buried Alive Allison Jacobson has just buried her parents after their terrible murder, and now she finds herself one of the richest women in Chicago. Bereft in her empty home, relentlessly pursued by gold-digging suitors, and inspired by an ad for a mail order bride placed by a man in Arizona, she heads West alone, in search of a new life. And when she finds a place for herself on a lovely ranch, she believes she may also have found a home.
A Bride Worth Dying For After seeing her own brother murder her parents in the front yard, Mary Dunne knows she is not safe at home. Her father’s business has followed a dangerous path, and Mary fears for her life. Desperate and alone, Mary turns her childhood friend and pen pal, Justin Rogers, who sneaks her back to his home in Colorado Springs.
A Hunted Mail Order Bride and her Cowboy Protector When Katelyn McMahon shows up beaten and bloody on John Wardman’s doorstep, he knows he can’t turn her away. Forced into being a Mail Order Bride, Katelyn has fled from her violent and abusive fiancé, and is left with nowhere to turn. Immediately smitten by her beauty and resolve, John volunteers to escort her to his sister’s ranch, a few days ride away.
Marrying into a Troubled Family Urged by a letter written in a child’s hand, Sheena Gough travels west with her own young daughter to see if she can become a wife to this lonely father. Recently widowed and seeking a home for herself and her daughter, she had placed an ad as a mail order bride, but she did not expect the most compelling response to come in the form of a plea from a young girl seeking a companion for her father—as well as a mother for herself.
Rescued from Fatherly Abuse by the Preacher and the Indians With her mother recently murdered and now her abusive father ready to marry her to highest bidder, Anna Grierson has no choice but to escape as a mail order bride. Though she comes from a world of privilege, she has to leave that life behind if she hopes to save her infant sister and younger brother. But fate has more in store for Anna, and she arrives in South Dakota to find her husband-to-be has died—leaving her with nowhere to go.