Leaving Childhood Behind In The West: Four Historical Romance Novellas
Helping The Wounded Warrior & His Children PLUS Saving Lonely Crippled Thomas, is about Thomas, who lives virtually alone in his house in Pennsylvania with only his cousin to look after him PLUS Two Sisters and The Family Quilt Go West For Love PLUS Booted From Her House & Joining The Outlaw Gold Miner In The Black Hills Of South Dakota. See complete synopses. More
Helping The Wounded Warrior & His Children - A woman decides to go to Texas, along with her sister, to become the wife of a man who was injured in the Civil War and who has two children. Her life is idyllic, but not for long.
Saving Lonely Crippled Thomas, is about Thomas, who lives virtually alone in his house in Pennsylvania with only his cousin to look after him. His legs were damaged in a railway accident and the only way he can get around his house is by crawling, or by means of an awkward chaise lounge & prototype wheelchair that his cousin pushes. He loses his faith and reads only controversial books, and his neighbors begin to despise him. His neighbors threaten to boot him out and he hasn’t been in the company of a lady for a long time. One day, Thomas’ cousin puts an ad in for a mail order bride and to Thomas’ utter surprise, one shows up from California a few weeks later. He is stunned, as is she, when they both learn about the deception. Thomas thinks the woman will despise him because of his crippled legs, while she, on the other hand, believes the same thing about her own physical disability.
Two Sisters and The Family Quilt Go West For Love, is the story of two sisters sent by their parents to California, where one is to be a mail order bride. On the train journey, they meet two men who seem strangely familiar and along the way, grow to like them. The one intended mail order bride fights her feelings, knowing that she is to be married as soon as she gets to the West Coast, but it is very hard when the handsome stranger seems to be interested in her, as well.
Booted From Her House & Joining The Outlaw Gold Miner In The Black Hills Of South Dakota - A young woman is booted out of her house by her stepmother and sent off to South Dakota to be the bride of a man she doesn’t know. He’s a would-be gold miner who made his money by robbing people. Now, he’s on the up and up but always fearful that his past will come back to haunt him. As the couple starts their life together they find a purpose to it that benefits their community, but in the end, the man’s past returns to haunt him.
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