Carpe Diem (Seize The Day): Four Historical Romance Novellas
Taking The Train West For Love PLUS The Joyful Wife, The Drunken Cowboy & His Bitter Sister PLUS Found In The River PLUS Claimed By The Cowboy - A woman from the slums seeks a way out of that life and answers a mail order bride ad from a cowboy in Colorado. See complete synopses. More
Taking The Train West For Love, is a beautiful story about a woman who, after two years of corresponding with a man out west, accepts his invitation of marriage and sets out on her journey. On the train she meets a stranger and enjoys their frequent chats and stories from the bible. One night, everything is literally turned upside down as the train comes to a violent screeching halt and they both find each other in the darkness, then jump from the train with nothing more than the clothes on their backs, but with the woman clutching her bible firmly in hand. What happens after that is a test of the will to survive, for both their physical bodies, and their spirits.
The Joyful Wife, The Drunken Cowboy & His Bitter Sister - A woman travels west to join her fiancé, a cowboy with a cranky sister who appears to be permanently bitter. The woman and her cowboy are married immediately and they return to the ranch where she has to contend with his drunken ways and the sister who simply won’t go away. A cattle drive gives her time to think as well as to wonder who on earth it is arriving back at the ranch with his men, because it certainly doesn’t look like her husband in any way.
Found In The River - A young woman from Rhode Island takes the trek west to become the mail order bride of a rancher, but things rapidly deteriorate and her dream of becoming a mail order bride are left in the dust of the small Texas town.
Claimed By The Cowboy - A woman from the slums seeks a way out of that life and answers a mail order bride ad from a cowboy in Colorado, and little did the cowboy know what he was getting in the feisty, independent, caring, and loving woman who arrived on the train.
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