Immerse yourself in nine mail order bride stories in the Sun River Brides series. Come along for the ride to meet feisty Boston city girls who know what they want, and rugged Montana men who just need to be loved. It's 1900, and things are changing fast in sleepy Sun River. As the town begins to expand, its inhabitants are getting restless, looking for love and adventure.
Why would an accomplished governess respond to an advertisement in the Matrimonial Times? Myra Gilbert had never considered such a thing, but something has awoken within her and she is determined to take her chance on love. Carlton Green claimed his lands, and now has the deeds in his grasp. But something is missing in his life. Will his quest to find love fill that hole, or is there something from his past that could change everything and leave him with nothing?
"Nothing much about this."
Amelia Llewellyn had a wonderful childhood, but when she lost her beloved Mama to illness as a girl her life changed beyond recognition. All but bringing up her half-brother while her Papa and his new bride travel, she wants so much more for her life than she now has. But how can she change her life, and will she have the courage to follow through with her plans?
"Maul order Bride Amelia"
Annie Cahill has had a tough life, forced to leave home and work from an early age to support her sick mama and younger siblings. Always the one everybody else could rely on, she decides to finally reach out to take something for herself. But will she find the courage to see it through? Mackenzie Stott spends his life surrounded by cattle, and loves the peace and solitude his life in Montana offers. But he has a past and isn't sure he will ever find anyone who can see past it.
"A Good Sweet Romance.."
Madelaine Crane has led a life of privilege, but her comfortable life has been ripped apart by scandal. Can she overcome the gossip and forge her way to a life of fulfilment and love despite their censure? Doctor William Havering is busy. His practice in Sun River means he spends all his time caring for everyone but himself, but he wants so much more. Has he bitten off more than he can chew with feisty and forthright Madelaine? Will he understand and forgive?
"A Bride for William"
Maggie Smith left her home and family behind her to forge a successful career. But she is beginning to wonder if it truly was worth all the sacrifices she has made. But her desire for a family and loving partner may be a challenge too far. Has she already had everything she dreamed of, and foolishly pushed it away? Ethan Cahill has spent most of his adult years alone, wandering wherever he could find work. His family's newly found luck has given him the stability he once craved. But is it enough? Find out.
Alberta Freemont, the daughter of a prominent Boston politician knows all about the need to marry well and that love isn't always a consideration. Yet, she finds herself alone and with no husband as her friends are all beginning to marry and have children. Longing for a child of her own, she is prepared to take matters in to her own hands, but will she find more than she bargained for in the wilds of Montana?
"A Bride for Gideon"
Frederica Milton has been struggling to find her place in the world since the tragic deaths of her parents. Her aunt is making her life a misery, though she knows her kindly uncle loves her - but it is time for her to take her destiny into her own hands. Our feisty heroine places an advertisement for a husband, but will she finally find what she truly longs for?
Catherine Parker has been brought up in the lap of luxury, and has always expected she would someday make an expedient marriage, but when her Papa insists she marry a man she knows he despises, she has no choice. But will she find the love and companionship she craves, or is she merely trading one kind of hell for another? Can she trust a stranger to care more for her than her own father?
"Hope, Forgiveness, and Sweet Romance.."
Alice Springham has worked as a maid in a top Boston hotel since she was a girl. But she is feeling restless. Not knowing what she wants she answers an advertisement that made her smile. She has no idea if it is love she is missing, or if she even wants to wed. Will she ever learn what it is she truly wants?
"Short and Sweet.."
Emily Wilkins has led a glamorous life, part of a famous Circus family she has her own Act and a loving family. But a dramatic accident in the Ring means she has to face up to the fact that she never felt she fitted in. With her faithful donkey Claude she sets out for Montana to heal and find herself, but she gets much more than she ever bargained for. Widower Matthew Simmons wants something more than he always has had.