Mail Order Brides of Texas

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 143 ratings

Cinders' Bride Publisher's Summary

Shannon McMurphy travels to Asherville, Texas as a mail order bride expecting to marry a rancher. Instead, her intended is a saloonkeeper. Her refusal to marry enrages John Hardy and he slices her cheek with a knife so no other man would want her. She runs into the street and no one helps her until blond, blue-eyed Cinders rescues her.

Sexy rancher Cinders saves Shannon and offers her a job. To protect her reputation he must marry her. They both agree it's a marriage of convenience. He admires her spunk and willingness to learn everything about surviving the Texas frontier. He waits for her to ask to go home but she never does.

They learn a lot about each other through, stolen horses, Indian troubles, a cattle drive and the busybodies of the town. Their attraction for each other grows, but can they learn to trust enough to love?

Join me in Asherville, Texas and see how this love story unfolds.

©2015 Kathleen Ball (P)2016 Kathleen Ball
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  • Book 1

    • Cinders' Bride

    • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Book 1
    • By: Kathleen Ball
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    Shannon McMurphy travels to Asherville, Texas as a mail order bride expecting to marry a rancher. Instead, her intended is a saloonkeeper. Her refusal to marry enrages John Hardy and he slices her cheek with a knife so no other man would want her. She runs into the street and no one helps her until blond, blue-eyed Cinders rescues her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • book 2 plz

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Keegan's Bride

    • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Book 2
    • By: Kathleen Ball
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Keegan Quinn watches the passengers disembark wondering where his mail order bride is. All he sees is a woman with a husband and child. Upon approaching the young woman, he discovers she is his bride, and she has a daughter she never mentioned. As they cross the street, the little girl screams for her daddy and points to the man who accompanied them on the stage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Edearing Story, good listen.

    • By HAAS on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3

    • Shane's Bride

    • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Volume 3
    • By: Kathleen Ball
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Rescued from Indians, Cecily McGuinness suffers from horrendous nightmare; ones that have her running from her lodging into the woods. She'll never be normal again and most of the townspeople look at her with disdain. All she ever wanted was a family and a place to call home. Sheriff Shane O'Connor is tired of tracking Cecily down each time she takes flight. Finally he makes her an offer to keep his house and help turn it into a farm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a wonderful story!

    • By Cindy Nipper on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Tramp's Bride

    • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Book 4
    • By: Kathleen Ball
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Handsome cowboy Tramp Hart left his home and friends over a year ago. He's finally back to make amends and take his place on the ranch. That is until he walks into the house he designed and finds a woman living there. He needs a plan to get her out so he can move in. Mail order bride Ilene Duffy traveled from New York City to Asherville, Texas only to find out her marriage contract was no longer valid. Rancher Cinders and his wife Shannon offer her an empty house on their land. Ilene has no intentions of getting married.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartwarming

    • By Teresa on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 5

    • Poor Boy's Christmas

    • Mail Order Brides of Texas, Book 5
    • By: Kathleen Ball
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    It's Christmas in Asherville, Texas, and Poor Boy finally comes home. He’s no longer the waif we grew to love; he is very much a man now. As the stage coach approaches his beloved town, he spots Sheriff Shane O’Conner riding off after a pair of bank robbers. Poor Boy, the new deputy, quickly finds a horse and races after them. One of the robbers is killed, and to his surprise, the other outlaw is a beautiful young woman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very nice Christmas present

    • By Sherry k on 11-17-18

    Regular price: $14.95