Bonnie McDaniel couldn't pay the mortgage, let alone the taxes on the property her parents left behind. But she had supported them all for four years. And now she was going to have to sacrifice her own happiness, and find a husband that would help her support her siblings. She'd never done anything so bold in her life.
Rachel Landers headed west to Colorado to meet the man in her letters and marry him. She wasn't prepared for Buck Daggett being her guide up the mountain, nor the influence he had over her heart. She had to keep remembering, it was Hershel Newton she married by proxy, and somehow she had to live with that.
Emily Carrinton wanted to escape her controlling Uncle, the Carrington Shipyards, and her fiancee. What better way than joining a wagon train west?
But there were conditions to her going and suddenly she found herself wed to Cole Morgan the wagon master, and cooking for his crew of men.
Would she survive the rugged trip? But even more importantly, would she survive her marriage to Cole Morgan?
When Callie Evans overhears Joe Boggs bragging about robbing the bank in Hard Knocks, she knows she's in trouble. But she wasn't sure who to turn to.
Gil had always liked Callie, and nothing had changed, but now she was in danger and he vowed he'd protect her with his life.
Clay Reno had come home. Everyone had thought him dead, including Amy, his sweetheart. She was now engaged to George Talbot. Meanwhile her father and mother were at odds, and her father was pursuing her relentlessly. Clay was her only hope. She was in great danger and it was up to him to set it all right for her.
Could he save her and her mother and reclaim the love they once shared?
A young female doctor, comes to Oregon in hopes things will work out for her career. But the people in Oregon are not much different thinking about doctors than the ones in Boston. Only a few months go by before a man comes in insisting she has to come with him to treat a gunshot wound. Shannon Greer finds herself in the middle of hillbilly country when she's forced to marry a Texas Ranger.
When Ben Wyler's father arranged a marriage for him, Ben rebelled. True, he'd been a drunken bum every since his mother and sister died of the small-pox. But no one was arranging a wife for him. Especially a wife with a nearly five-year-old son. Gabby who'd been beaten and starved by her first husband wasn't walking into another disaster. Somehow she'd figure out how to support her son!
Cale Matthews needed to trade what he could with the Huaco Indians before they left for the reservation. His friend Hodge went with him to the Hauco's village. What he hadn't expected was Iron Kettle to trade him a white captive for his goods. Still, he recognized her from a poster in town he'd seen her drawing there He'd take her to her people, whether she wanted to go or not!
Beth had been practically sold to Wade Cahill without so much as a warning. Beth thought Wade was so handsome, but she didn't have any idea what to expect from him. Her mother told her, "Just follow your heart."
Les Harper was running from a gang of outlaws. He was desperate and when he saw the barn in the pouring rain, he took shelter. He'd been shot during a robbery and barely escaped. What he didn't expect was to meet an angel like Anna Prescott, and her son Frankie.
Millie Powell quit medical college just weeks before graduation. She was on a mission to save her family farm. However her plan to stow away on a wagon train to get to Nebraska Territory to marry Matt Hudson wasn't working. But Joe Modoc, the wagon train scout mucked up her plans. Joe was either the man of her dreams or her worst nightmare.
After his brother lost the deed to the ranch in a poker game and was killed in a shootout, Quint Hadley decided it was time to take matters into his own hands.He'd kidnap the mail order bride, Priscilla Brewster and ransom her for the deed to his land. That is until 'Cilla' became more important than the land itself.
Cord McCall left the town Doubtful ten years ago, when he killed a man at the age of sixteen. Back for his mother's funeral, the only ones in town that welcomed him was the doc and Lilly, the girl he'd left behind. When Lilly welcomed him home with a sultry kiss, things changed, he began to wonder if a gunman and a saloon girl could finally find happiness like his mother had always hoped!
Chance Montgomery was back and bent on vengeance now and Jenny Carter had to set him straight before it was too late. He wanted his land back and he wanted justice for his parents.. And for some reason he wanted to give Jenny a chance at life that she'd never had. She was his good deed, and so much more!.
When Gabby Gibson found out she'd been bartered off in a bet to Cole Martin she was understandably upset. But it was the dying wish of her father that they marry, even though they were strangers. A promise was a promise, and the two unlikely strangers found themselves suddenly married to each other.Cole Martin had been sure, he'd lost that bet, but had he?
Cully was hired to take a wagon train load of mail order brides to the California gold fields. Cully knew it would be no easy feat, and that they had no idea what they were getting into. Still, it was a job, and he'd do it to the best of his ability, even if it meant teaching them to shoot, ride and handle a team of ornery horses and mules.
Quirt Noble is assigned to take charge of Ft. Davis when the Colonel is called to the north at the outbreak of civil war. Not only will he face daunting battles from the Comanche and the Kiowa Apaches, he must take care of a band of women sent by Washington to retrieve their loved ones lost in battle. Quirt had his hands full with women,unfriendly Indians and the threat of Yankees coming south.