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Publisher's Summary

Jessie Kincaid doesn't plan to follow in his three older brothers' footsteps, which seems to include being bachelors. There might be twice as many men as women in their town, but there are still other ways to go about finding, or competing, for a wife.

Jessie begins writing Sarah Engle in hopes that she will become his mail order bride. Even though there are miles between them, he feels connected to her. He sends her money, along with a stage coach ticket, to come see him so that they can be married.

Not everyone is happy with their decision to wed. When the preacher said, till death do you part, did he mean literally? Or can a mail order bride and her groom truly have a happily ever after ending?

Mail Order Brides series:

  • Jessie's Bride
  • Montana's Bride
  • Caleb's Bride
  • Marshall's Bride
  • Husband of the Bride

©2014 Susette Williams (P)2015 Susette Williams

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Jessie's Bride

What a wonderful short story! I can't wait to listen to all the different books in this series and anything else done by the author and narrator! I would recommend this to everyone.

I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Blast.

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not what i expected

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this book was great l. not exactly what i expected but was very good and i really liked it

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A little nugget

Susette Williams achieves what she set out to do, which is to provide a sweet short story. This is a little nugget of a story, which still manages to provide all the historical Western romance fixings. It is perfect for someone who likes the genre but doesn't have much time to dedicate to a longer story.

This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast.

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Sweetest Story

I really liked the fact that it was clean. I just wish the author had taken the time to let you get to know each character better.

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  • Dee
  • LA
  • 03-08-16

I liked this one

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This was a short listen but in the tradition of great short stories. Everything that was needed was there. Main characters were likeable. There was no miscommunication or drawn out hand-wringing to stall the story. The narrator was warm and friendly. I may just have to get the entire series!

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Sweet story

STORY REVIEW......
This was a sweet story. The characters were charming and interesting.

NARRATOR REVIEW......
The narrator did a good job of reading but could have used a little more life put into the characters and his tone..

"I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via AudiobookBlast dot com".

L.

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Jessie's Bride was a Really Good Mail Order Short

JESSIE'S BRIDE was a great Mail Order Brides story. It was probably the best one I've listened to although I like them all. These are clean romance novelettes. This one had a good twist toward the end. I didn't like Sarah's pa and was hoping he'd change but nope. SUSETTE WILLIAMS did a great job writing this short story and I hope to listen to MONTANA'S BRIDE as well. I liked the excerpt at the end.

JEFF HARMS is a new narrator for me and I loved his voice. He did a super job reading this story and had great voice inflections. I really enjoyed his performance and hope to hear more from him in the future. Great work from both.

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Wonderful, sweet romance

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This book is exactly what Susette Williams says it is. The perfect length to enjoy when on the run. I walk everyday, and this book was the perfect escape for my hour walk. Jessie Kincaid is the youngest of four boys, but the first to get married. He sends for Sarah, a 17 year old mail order bride. she is beautiful, sweet, is in love with Jessie, but has a horrible father. The characters in the story are very well,developed, especially for being so short. You get a real sense of family when you meet Jessie's brother, Marshall and his mother. The outcome of this story is a little surprising, but leaves you wanting to dive into book two!

Jeff Harms is a wondeful narrator. His voice is soothing and great for books like these. He makes yiu feel at home.

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Sweet story

Such a sweet story and easy read/listen.

Just goes to show that there must have been something to the 'Mail Order Bride' system because like arranged marriages, it seems to work.

Here we have two people who write letters to each other and who have never met, falling in love, meeting and getting married. After a few hiccups they live happily ever after.

I found it very interesting hearing a male voice reading a 'love story'. What a novel idea - well read - well done!

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Entertaining!

Jessie's Bride was easy listening to and kept my interest. I didn't want to stop until I finished the book! I would recommend it to anyone that likes romantic books! Can't wait to read your other books,

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  • Sara Niña
  • 02-18-16

Simple, fictional novel

Would you listen to Mail Order Brides: Jessie's Bride again? Why?

Not really, since it's a novel which you only really need to hear once and because it's rare for me to listen to the same thing again, read a certain book twice, watch a film for the second time... That's just me, and doesn't reflect the nature of this audio book.

Who was your favorite character and why?

This is a tough question, with the novel being so short I don't think I know any of the characters that well. But when it comes right down to it, I'll say Marshall because of the way he looks after his younger brother.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

The female voice. But I'll give him credit since Sarah cried an awful lot, so it must have been difficult.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I suppose so, since I completed it relatively quickly. I thank the author for a short, simple story.

Any additional comments?

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