Emma, the eldest Zook sister, finds her emotions tossed between two available suitors. John Troyer is a handsome single Amish man looking for a wife. He is the same age as Emma and sought after by the other available girls.
Gabe Kuhns, is an attractive widower concerned for his two young children and their need for a mother. Emma is not only their teacher in the one-room schoolhouse, but finds herself involved in their personal lives as well.
Is there more drawing her to the family than just her concern for the children? Who will win Emma’s heart?
About the Author
June Belfie is addicted to writing. Rarely does a day go by without Ms. Belfie spending time on her exciting new career. A music major in school, she later turned to oil painting and sold many at her Inn in the Poconos, where she and her husband Jim spent eleven exciting years creating a get-away haven for weary New Yorkers and Philadelphians, as well as travelers from all walks of life. Ms. Belfie recently published her memoir about inn-keeping called, “Inn Sane” – available now. She also writes inspirational fiction and has just completed the first of a three-book series based on the Amish, which is available in paper or e-book. It’s titled, “Ruth’s Dilemma.” Raising five children (all productive members of society – so far!) she’s now enjoying the fruits of her labor – in the form of eight grandkids! June and her husband, Jim, divide their time between Pennsylvania and Titusville, Florida. “Winters are dreary in the north. We thrive on the wonderful sunshiny days Florida has to offer. Five e-book novels are available now through Desert Breeze Publishers. “God’s been so good to me. I want to share His impact on my life with others.”
“I’m all right, Chas.”
Her quiet words stopped his erratic movements but not the frantic beat of his heart. Before he could think, he leaned in and took her mouth in a kiss.
Lacy Williams is a USA Today bestselling author of the acclaimed Wyoming Legacy and Cowboy Fairytales series.
About MARRYING MISS MARSHAL:
She’s no lady…
Danna Carpenter is town marshal. And a darn good one. Even if she has to handle saloon brawls and rustlers alone. Who needs deputies anyway? All right, she’d welcome the help if any of the men in town would offer it. When a bank robbery goes bad, she has no choice but to accept the help of a city slicker…
He’s on a quest for revenge.
Chas O’Grady came West in search of cattle rustlers and found himself on the trail of a killer–one who took everything from him. Crossing paths with the pretty marshal was happenstance, but he can’t leave her deputy-less when she’s facing such grave danger.
Everything changes when Chas and Danna are stranded together in a snowstorm. The town council forces a marriage. And attraction turns to something more…
Will Chas give up his quest for revenge? Or will he lose the woman he loves forever?
MARRYING MISS MARSHAL is a Wild West marriage of convenience story.
This book was originally published in 2011 by Harlequin’s Love Inspired Historical series line. It has been re-edited and now includes an extended epilogue.
From this bestselling page turner series comes a Christian contemporary romance novel reminiscent of the writings of Karen Kingsbury and Nicholas Sparks–a poignant love story about long-buried secrets, redeeming love, and the unfailing promises of God.
In this high school sweethearts romance, a small town girl has always believed her second chance rancher was the only man for her. But life intervened, their 1960s romance interrupted by college and the Vietnam War. Then sabotage and family pressure bring about hard choices and broken promises.
Now many years later, a dusty stack of unopened love letters and troubling diagnosis force the recently-reunited couple to sift through the painful past. Can their relationship endure the deception they unearth, or will the experience compel them to trust more fully in the promises that never fail?
“This epistolary novel combines a present-day reunion romance with a historical glimpse at the turbulent 1960s. You don’t want to miss this hope-filled and timeless feel good novel!”
Written with the feel of Mitford and Mayberry, readers have fallen in love with Miller’s Creek. Will you? Grab your copy of this rural romance today!
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING…
“I enjoyed the flow of the history and current day events of the characters. It was easy to follow, and I could not put this book down.”
“Love this book. Cried almost all the way through it. A very good read.”
“I read many Christian books, but this one touched my heart more than any I have read. It helped me feel closer and to understand God’s word and promise…”
“Well written, and filled with love! This book has characters with whom you will fall in love, and will want to live next door to them, or adopt into your own family! Warm, Christian wisdom is woven throughout this beautiful novel. And….. it is free of those irritating spelling and grammatical errors that have become all too common in today’s e-books! Love it!”
“This is a story that sucks you right into it. You’ll laugh, cry and feel the presence of God, especially during sadness and grief , but also in joy. This was hard to put down…”
“Great book. This entire series is a very good read. I highly recommend it.”
“This story grabbed me from the first page. A beautiful and endearing story of love that is lost and found again.”
This book is part of a boxset called Mail-Order Brides of America: Six books in One! It is available on Amazon through my Author Page, Zoe Matthews.
Introducing a brand new series that features an orphan girl who lives in “Mary’s Home for Girls” which is located in North Carolina. As each girl becomes an adult, some choose to become a mail-order bride. Each story will be based in a different state and will be a stand-alone.
In this first book, having been abandoned as an infant, Savannah grew up in an orphanage in North Carolina. When she was 15 years old, she was given the opportunity to live in Mary’s Home for Girls which was operated by a kind childless couple.
Five years later, Savannah knew it was time to leave and allow another girl to take her place. She decides to become a mail-order bride and starts to write Austin, a man who lives in Iowa.
Austin owns a farm he inherited. He loves working the land, but he is lonely and wants a wife to share his life with. After following advice from his best friend, he brings Savannah to Iowa to marry.
But marriage wasn’t all he had expected. There are adjustments that needed to be made on both sides and neither of them realize they are hurting the other. Then the unthinkable happens and he loses his wheat harvest in one day. Austin decides he needs to leave and find a job so that they can make it through the winter months.
When he returns, will they both be able to forgive each other and make the changes needed? Will Savannah realize her Destiny is in Iowa with Austin?
About the Author
Zoe started writing as a young teenager and has kept that passion alive throughout her life. At any one time she can be found relaxing and devouring a good western romance novel or gathering information for one of her own future books.
She loves living in the high mountain deserts of the western United States. Her hobbies include photographing desert landscapes and her adorable grandchildren as well as dabbling in watercolors.
Her perfect summer days would be spent up at the family cabin writing, painting, hiking and associating with family.
Newly released from prison, the last thing Colin Cooke expected to see in Clear Creek was an angel. But there she was, just getting off the stage, and was of course everything an angel ought to be. Beautiful, of exquisite form, and with honey gold curls that bounced when she walked.
Unfortunately, she walked straight into the arms of Mrs. Irene Dunnigan! The one person everyone avoided as best they could. At least until they needed something from the mercantile, then they had no choice. The self-righteous, cantankerous woman owned it! How was he going to get acquainted with the exquisite creature while Mrs. Dunnigan roamed about guarding her like some fire-breathing dragon? Perhaps with a little help from his brothers, he’d manage it. But the sort of help he got wasn’t exactly the kind he had in mind.
Belle Dunnigan hadn’t expected Clear Creek to be so remote. It was a far cry from Boston society and she soon learned how hard life out on the Oregon prairie could be. But it wasn’t prairie life that was hard. It was living with her Aunt Irene! The woman ruled with an iron fist and hated everyone. Especially the Cooke family. And unfortunately for Belle, the only decent men of the marrying kind within a hundred miles, WERE the Cookes! With spinsterhood starring her in the face, what was she to do? Even worse, she was terribly attracted to Colin Cooke, the one man her aunt hated most of all.
Will love find a way? Or will it be no match for Mrs. Dunnigan? The bane of Clear Creek!
Prairie Brides is a series, so you’ll definitely want to read the books in order to have the most fun! Enjoy these sweet romances and getting to know the Cooke brothers along with the rest of the townsfolk of Clear Creek!
She didn’t trust any man. He didn’t trust himself.
The death of Sarah Greer’s husband granted her two things—freedom from his abuse and his large estate.
In hopes of freeing her younger brother from their controlling grandfather, the pair travels to the new mining town of Central City, only Sarah finds herself caught up in scheme that forces her to marry again.
The last thing widower Mac MacPherson wants is a marriage of convenience. Haunted by the past, the only reason he left his family’s Colorado ranch is to hunt down the last man to see his wife alive. But when he finds himself hitched to Sarah, he can’t ignore the woman who gets under his skin—or the sparks that fly when they’re together.
Can Sarah and Mac put the past behind them and find a future together?
This edgy historical romance is Book 1 in the MacPherson Brides series.
Book 2: The Scar and The Star
Book 3: The Hawk and The Eagle