Amelie Delacroix’s parents are pushing her into marrying a man she dreads. In her desperation, she accepts a proposal of marriage from Benjamin, a man she’s never met, and leaves her hometown as a mail-order bride. Being the spitting image of her grandmother who was a “Casket Girl” makes things more complicated as she enters her new life. But what actually scares her is the man she’s left behind and his future intentions… Will Benjamin be someone she can trust or will she regret her decision?
On the eve of the Civil War, family secrets threaten everything a ranching dynasty has built…until one son finds salvation in the wrong woman’s love. In the aftermath of battle, a woman destroyed by betrayal brings peace to his brother's wounded soul.
Running a ranch and fending off three meddlesome aunts leaves Whit McCandless no time, and even less patience, for the prickly new schoolmarm’s greenhorn carelessness. The teacher needs educating before somebody gets hurt. Ruth Avery can manage her children and her school just fine without interference from some philistine of a rancher. If he’d pay more attention to his cattle and less to her affairs, they’d both prosper. He didn’t expect to need rescuing. She never intended to fall in love.