Love grows wild in unexpected places, as these 9 couples discovers after taking the leap of faith into an arranged marriage for convenience. Some must marry to keep their inheritance like Virginia in Bonnets and Bees, who will lose her hatshop if she doesn't marry. So she marries a man who raises bees and seems to prefer their company to that of her own.
In A Groom for Josette, Josette has 3 weeks to find a husband, and over a hundred men answer her ad. Will she find the right one?
In Wedded to Honor, Honor advertises for a husband and a city slicker lawyer responds, leaving her no other option but to marry him to save her ranch.
Families are reunited like in Keeper of My Heart, where Neelie and her brother are brought together again on a wagon train.
In One Way to the Alter Leah thinks that she is going to Montana to teach, but as it turns out the town already has a teacher, but the Sheriff needs a wife.
I loved the humor in A Bride for Bear. Bear McCall gets a message saying that he has a package to pick up in town, that "package" turns out to be his three three young cousins. Emmylou came to Denver to be a mail-order bride but as it turns out he married someone else, so now she works as a waitress, where the girls see her and instantly bond with her, and ask her to marry Bear.
When Grace's sister Audrey, runs out on the guy she is supposed to marry. their father offers Grace instead. Raymond is a doctor who needs a wife, so he reluctantly agrees. Grace works hard, and Raymond works to draw out his shy wife in Substitute Bride.
I loved Anna's father in Have Cash Will Marry. He knows that he is dying, but wants to see his daughter married and being taken care of, but is afraid that most of the men are after her money. Robert Raddyfe is a man who is just what Anna's father fears, he is a British aristocrat who has come to America to meet and marry a rich wife.
Overall a wonderful collection of stories that show that love can grow out of unusual circumstances. So many wonderful stories sure to keep you entertained.
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