Bryce Landry, country music's hottest star, has it all, or so everyone on the outside thinks. They can't see his struggle to discover himself, to find his place in unfamiliar territories, both as a dad and as a Christian. He takes a month off and escapes to the small town of Oden Bridge, Louisiana, where his daughter lives with his grandparents.
"Warm and positive"
As a widowed, single mom, Lyndsey Allen has a load of financial troubles. Despite her best efforts to stay afloat, she faces foreclosure. With a young son to consider, she needs a miracle - and quick - but pride won't let her accept money from a longtime friend. When handyman Shep Patterson promised his best friend that he'd look after Lyndsey should anything happen to him, he never imagined that would include marriage...yet a proposal slips from his mouth. Lyndsey accepts his proposal, shocking them both.
"great christian book"
Faith Donovan vowed never to marry. Years of witnessing her parents' abusive marriage soured her against such a union, but when she can't find employment, she answers an advertisement for a mail-order bride and hopes for the best. When she discovers her new husband has a reputation for the very things she feared, her hopes are crushed.
"Not a great listen.."
Jeremiah Scott was returning to Weatherton, Wyoming, after a six-year absence. Now that both of his parents had passed, he planned to renew the family ranch he'd left after his father's death. The train ride from Chicago to Cheyenne reminded him how lonely winters in the West could be without someone to share them. While in Cheyenne, arranging business deals and outfitting his ranch, he decided to find an impromptu bride.
"great short christian novel"
Pragmatic Maeve Benetton would never have answered an advertisement for a mail-order bride on her own accord, but without her knowledge and on her behalf, her brother replied to one placed by Patrick Holden from Weatherton, Wyoming. When a letter came from Patrick several weeks later, Maeve decided to pen her own reply, giving in to the romantic notions she'd always kept hidden.
Welcome to Weatherton, Wyoming, where romance is always in the air! Rand McCade made a promise to his dying wife to one day remarry. He couldn't imagine ever loving someone again, but he'd do anything to give his wife peace in her final moments. Two and a half years later, he begins to fulfill his vow by contacting a mail-order agency in the East. He doesn't want to remarry, but a promise is a promise.
Patrick Holden was a good-for-nothing scoundrel, taking what he wanted without regards to anyone else. At least he had been, until a few months ago when fate dealt him the blow he'd been tempting. Candace Tibbet lived alone with her neglectful father, and when Patrick showed her the merest of affections, she gave him attention if only to feel loved for a brief moment.
Kane Calloway swore he'd never let anyone close to him again - that way he'd never feel the pain of loss. Living a life of reckless abandonment has brought him face to face with his demons. No more running. Either he gets married or spends time in jail. Neither sentence is appealing, but if he stays out of jail, he can at least help keep two small children from going hungry. Newly widowed, Faith Masterson is struggling to keep up with chores while tending to her two daughters.
"Great clean 2nd chance romance"
Sawyer Stephenson struggled with his faith in the past. Angry with God for not providing for the people in his small town, he chose to steal from the rich to help those in need. Sentenced to jail time, the pastor who strayed from the path realizes that God may be giving him a second chance when he is offered the opportunity to participate in a program that seems almost too good to be true.
"Cutie love story"
Career-driven Dani Trahan wasn't interested in finding a husband. At only 28, she had plenty of time in her future to settle down and have a family, but for now, her sole focus was keeping her restaurant afloat. When tragedy strikes, however, she's forced to examine her priorities and relationships.
"On the road listener"
Emma Lee Abingdon lived the happy life of a debutante until the murder of her parents shattered the world she knew. With a murderer on the loose, staying in her house wouldn't be safe, and the sheriff recommended that she hide out until the perpetrator is caught.
Cord McGraw never intended to take up the life of an outlaw, but desperation changed the course of his life. A one-time deal; that's all it was meant to be. He only needed enough to see him through until he got the pay owed him. Someone was counting on him, and he couldn't let her down.
After a broken engagement, Bess Star traveled to Mucksbe, Texas, to claim an inheritance left to her by a distant uncle. There's just one catch - she wasn't legally able to take ownership unless she was married. She tried to fight the matrimony clause, but a single event made her think twice. Maybe marriage wouldn't be so bad after all.
Trey Lawton deserves a life of despair after accepting money from his fiancée's father to disappear. Angry with his past decisions, and unable to outrun the love that haunts him, he ends up in trouble with the law for brawling. Will marriage be a chance to start over - or a cruel twist of fate, dooming him to a life of suffering?
Eli Farley wasn't having a good year when it came to marriage. Twice, he was engaged, and neither time led to a marriage. He finally made a choice to send for a mail-order bride, but his letter was destroyed on the way to the post office. Enough is enough, he decided. Marriage wasn't meant for him. Cora Barnett's life hadn't been an easy one. Her only living parent was a drunken, good-for-nothing Pa, who ruined all her marriage prospects. Barely surviving, she jumped at the opportunity presented to her by an aunt.
"Not much of a story"