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The Widower's Christmas Wish

In her wildest dreams Charlotte Montgomery never thought she'd ever become a mail order bride.  On discovering her parents have arranged for her to marry an elderly rich man who has already disposed of two wives, she has no option but to flee for her life.  Sheriff Angus Doyle needs a mother for his daughter after his sister can no longer care for her. Desperation has him sending for a mail order bride.  Is the undeniable attraction between the two of them, when they first meet, enough to overcome their secrets? He has a child he hasn't mentioned, and she is a runaway? In her wildest dreams Charlotte Montgomery never thought she’d ever become a mail order bride. On discovering her parents have arranged for her to marry an elderly rich man who has already disposed of two wives, she has no option but to flee for her life. Sheriff Angus Doyle needs a mother for his daughter after his sister can no longer care for her. Desperation has him sending for a mail order bride. Is the undeniable attraction between the two of them, when they first meet, enough to overcome their secrets? He has a child he hasn’t mentioned, and she is a runaway? Author's Promise: This is a heartwarming Christmas novella with a happily ever after ending and no cliffhangers. It is a clean and wholesome story with nothing more than hugs, kisses, and holding hands.
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A Bride For Christmas (Spinster Mail-Order Brides Book 2)

Homeless and destitute after the sudden death of her father, and against her better judgement, Melody Harken agrees to become a mail order bride.Desperately lonely, widower Peter Williams applies for a mail order bride after losing his dear wife two years earlier. Guilt-ridden, he is having second thoughts. Before he can retract his request, his distressed new bride turns up in Dayton Falls without notice.Can the beautiful stranger change his mind? And will Melody even marry him after his initial rejection?
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Tainted Dreams

Sometimes, the end justifies the means...Kate Davis arrived into Oregon City transformed from a pampered daughter of fortune into a determined woman with a plan—fulfill her father's dream of starting a horse ranch in Oregon Territory.She quickly discovers a harsh truth—even thousands of miles from home, on an unsettled land America doesn't yet own or govern, gender still takes precedence over ability. Refusing to be ruled once again by the stifling laws and societal norms she'd escaped by leaving Virginia, Kate begins creatively claiming what is rightfully hers.Until a visit to the land office changes everything.Jake Fitzpatrick guided Kate across the Oregon Trail, and fell in love with her along the way. Now he wants to marry her and build a life together, but a ruthless man from Jake's past threatens to reveal a dark secret, and destroy everything he's worked so hard to achieve.
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Along the Way Home

Kate Davis is intrigued when her father reveals his dream of starting a horse ranch in Oregon Territory. Settlers out west value a strong woman, and though she manages the financials of her father's mercantile her competence earns her ridicule, not respect, from Virginia's elite society.Jake Fitzpatrick, an experienced trail guide, wants land out west to raise cattle and crops. But dreams require money and he's eating dandelion greens for dinner. So when a wealthy businessman offers double wages to guide his family across the Oregon Trail, Jake accepts with one stipulation—he is in complete control.Departure day finds Kate clinging to her possessions as Jake demands she abandon all he deems frivolous, including her deceased mother's heirlooms. Jake stands firm, refusing to let the whims of a headstrong woman jeopardize the wages he so desperately needs—even a beautiful one with fiery green eyes and a temper to match.Trail life is a battle of wills between...
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A Family For Christmas (Spinster Mail-Order Brides Book 5)

Twenty-eight year old Magdalena Roth had already agreed to become a mail order bride before tragedy struck and she found herself the mother of a small baby.Jacob Carruthers had arranged for a mail order bride, and Miss Roth sounded perfect. Never in his wildest dreams did he believe he would have not only a wife, but a family for Christmas.Can these two strangers make their marriage work, especially with an unexpected baby?
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A Groom for Christmas (Spinster Mail-Order Brides Book 9)

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Rescuing The Preacher (Christmas Rescue Series Book 1)

Without her consent, Rose Charleston's life has been planned for her. Marrying a man almost double her age doesn't sit well with her. Being told two weeks before the event makes things even worse.Instead of waiting around for the inevitable, she steals out in the middle of the night to answer an advertisement for domestic help in another state. Little did she know what she was letting herself in for.After his wife's death, Preacher Matthew Barnabas is left to care for their two small children. When Rose turns up unannounced, after answering an advertisement he knows nothing about, his life is turned upside down.The preacher will accept Rose into his life because he has no choice, but will he ever let her into his heart?
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Running Scared

Emma Larkin is running for her life – nowhere is safe. Stalked by her husband's killers, and desperate to protect her young daughter, Emma must find what the killers are looking for before she becomes their next victim. When undercover cop, Gary Bedford, planned a relaxing break, he hadn’t counted on bumping into Emma. Now he can't resist the temptation to discover all her secrets. But should Emma trust her life and heart to Gary Bedford? Can they solve the mystery surrounding her husband’s death – and uncover his deadly secret? **About the Author Multi-published author, Cheryl Wright, former secretary, debt collector, account manager, writing instructor, and shopping tour hostess, loves reading. She writes romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and the occasional comedy. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, and is married with two adult children and has six grandchildren. When she’s not writing, she can be found in her craft room making greeting cards. 
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Heidi Vanlandingham - Lucie_Bride of Tennessee

Heidi Vanlandingham - Lucie: Bride of Tennessee is 16th in the unprecedented 50-book American Mail-Order Brides series.Overwhelmed with responsibilities…Struggling for a decent life after the death of her parents, Lucie Croft takes a drastic step in order to provide for her twelve-year-old brother. Accepting a mail order bride contract, Lucie and Alex catch a train to Chattanooga, Tennessee. She arrives only to discover her intended groom has died. Left with little choice, Lucie does whatever is necessary to survive.Overwhelmed with fatherhood…Sebastian McCord owns a profitable hotel but has no idea how to be a father to his little girl. When his mother appears with the bedraggled Crofts in tow, his interest is piqued far more than it should be. Finally convinced he needs help raising his daughter, Sebastian agrees to marry Lucie.Two people overwhelmed by life…Will they find love and create a family where there was none, or will life conspire to keep them apart? 
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The Agent's Mail-Order Bride

He has a crime to solve. She needs a new groom. Can she convince him he's the right man for the job?Reformed outlaw turned Pinkerton Agent, Matthew Tate is tasked to bring to justice the one man controlling a small Utah mining town. But when the female agent posing as his wife doesn't arrive, he must scramble to find a woman to take her place while keeping his own life, both past and present, a secret.Having lost everything after the War Between the States, Catriona Stewart travels west as a mail-order bride only to discover her groom has been murdered. She agrees to pose as a stranger's bride but, when they end up legally married, she vows to discover who her new husband really is.
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Trail of Hope (Tales of the Scrimshaw Doll)

Abducted from her family home in Savannah, Sophia Deveraux is thrown into an army stockade with Cherokee prisoners destined for the West. Though stalked by her abductor, she is protected by three men on the long, deadly journey to Indian Territory. Despite her starved and battered body and soul, one of them steals her heart. When Clay Jefferson lost his family, he vowed to kill whoever murdered them. Trying to help prevent the removal of the Cherokees from Georgia, he finds his heart torn in two when protecting Sophia becomes more important than his vow of vengeance. Fate and a gypsy curse work together as Sophia is attacked again but finds an inner strength she never knew she had, and Clay is forced to make a difficult decision -- honor his vow or listen to his heart?
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Heidi Vanlandingham - Lucie: Bride of Tennessee (American Mail-Order Bride 16)

Heidi Vanlandingham - Lucie: Bride of Tennessee is 16th in the unprecedented 50-book American Mail-Order Brides series.Overwhelmed with responsibilities…Struggling for a decent life after the death of her parents, Lucie Croft takes a drastic step in order to provide for her twelve-year-old brother. Accepting a mail order bride contract, Lucie and Alex catch a train to Chattanooga, Tennessee. She arrives only to discover her intended groom has died. Left with little choice, Lucie does whatever is necessary to survive.Overwhelmed with fatherhood…Sebastian McCord owns a profitable hotel but has no idea how to be a father to his little girl. When his mother appears with the bedraggled Crofts in tow, his interest is piqued far more than it should be. Finally convinced he needs help raising his daughter, Sebastian agrees to marry Lucie.Two people overwhelmed by life…Will they find love and create a family where there was none, or will life conspire to keep them apart? 
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