Jessica Langdon is finding life tough since the death of her husband. Forced to run Langdon's Ranch on her own, she becomes the target of the town bully, George Simmons. Intent on showing her that she needs a man, George is not above playing dirty tricks on Jess, including cutting her fences. In her haste to escape George, Jess literally runs into Cole Jackson in the town of Broken Spur.
For Ellie Sheridan, becoming a mail-order bride for Sheriff Frank Patterson and travelling to a small town in Montana seems like the adventure of a lifetime. Released from her lifetime job of looking after her sick mother in New Harbor, Ellie wants to settle down and become a bride. Love can come later. She is content to be a Sheriff's wife in the town of Broken Spur. When she arrives to find Frank is a drunk and has no respect for her, Ellie writes to her sister asking for a ticket home. Her mind is set...she loves the West, she will return to Maine and try to forget her bad experience.
"I really enjoyed this book"
Montana Territory, 1875: For Amelia Cooper, arriving in Broken Spur to become a mail-order bride for ex-Deputy Sheriff Brad Garrett is a daunting experience. She has a new job as a schoolteacher and a new husband who is dealing with a life-changing injury. Amelia attempts to build a good, simple life for herself and Brad and finds that someone else in Broken Spur may need her support. Sam, a young boy in her class, seems to be having problems and Amelia feels duty-bound to help.
Will Forbes is now the Sheriff of Broken Spur. But what happens when the Sheriff needs a wife? When his Deputy places an ad for a mail order bride, Will considers doing the same thing for himself. But when he encounters the pretty new Scottish girl in town, he begins following a different path to find love. Little does he know that decision will throw obstacles in his way and test him to the limit. The path of true love never did run smooth but for Will Forbes, it places him and his Deputy in danger.