Mail Order Brides of California: Box Set


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Three clean western frontier stories of mail order brides in the 1800’s.

By reader request, all 3 stories of this series in one book.

These are the stories of three young women who go to the Western Frontier as Mail Order Brides. Each has her own unique reason for leaving their homes for the unknown life on the western frontier with men they have only known through letters. Read their stories of adjustment and love.

The Steely Bride for the Steadfast Rancher:

Anna is desperate to escape the harsh life that she is destined to live if she stays in Boston. She yearns for freedom and a better life in the western frontier. Bolstered by her steeliness, she must make a quick decision whether to follow her heart or waste away teaching at the very institute where she has slaved her entire life. Her dreams of a fresh start in the west are cut short when she must handle unfounded accusations. In this story of challenges, Anna must learn how to not let small issues become big ones for no reason.

Charles Judge is looking for a helpmate to share his life and help him with the responsibilities of managing his expansive ranch. He is generous to others and steadfastly loyal to family, but must learn that sometimes things don't always seem as they appear. Sometimes tough decisions must be made, even if it means going back on promises to family members.

Anna and Charles must come to terms with one another when seeds of doubt are planted and distrust emerges. They will have to dig deep to determine if they want to follow-through with their promise to marry. But mere apologies may not be enough to salvage their relationship.

This is a clean western frontier novelette of about 18,000 words set in northern California in the 1800s

A Confused Bride for the Grieving Farmer:

Adele must leave her home in the East or be forced to marry the most repugnant opportunist imaginable. After conjuring up a plan with her sister to go West, Adele takes a dramatic leave in the early morning before dawn and heads to a life of even greater challenges and surprises. Life in the mining camps was nothing like Adele could have ever imagined.

Manny Arkieros owns the only mercantile shop in and around a mining camp in the Sacramento Valley. A sweet and determined young man who immigrated from Greece, he has worked hard to build his business. He needs companionship and a helpmate to work the business with him.

After receiving a disturbing letter from home, Adele and Manny must face the prospect of losing everything, including their marriage. In this second book of the California series, find out how the persistence of Adele and the luck of Manny brings everything full circle.

This is a clean western romance set in the Sacramento Valley of California during the 1880's. It is a novelette of about 19,000 words.

The Persistent Bride for the Lucky Shopkeeper:

Prudence is heartbroken from the death of her betrothed after a fishing accident that took his life. With a grieving heart, she accepts a teaching position at a new school in a mining town in California. Imagine her confusion when she arrives and there is no school house and no children. Instead, she is met by a drunken sheriff and the wildest looking man she has ever seen.

Brick Poytress has spent the last several years grieving from his wife Mary, who died while giving birth to their daughter. So caught up in his own despair he has hardly been much of a father to his girl. In a moment of desperation, he agrees to an arrangement by a trusted source for a mail order bride who can take care of his daughter and him.

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