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Runaway Brides

When a local matchmaker invites potential mail-order brides to a small, western logging town, will these women be matched to their lumberjack grooms, or will a saboteur succeed in stopping the weddings? Come visit Stumptown, Montana, for mayhem, mystery, and marriages.

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Hannah's Hardship - is the prequel to this series, even though the book is in a different series.

Hannah Ross wants only one thing – to leave her rotten hometown where the gossipmongers won’t stop spreading rumors, and to start a new life. Becoming a mail-order bride is the only way. Of course, she must not let her new husband know she’s pregnant. There’s no way to explain why a baby is growing in her belly. Instead, she must put her disastrous past behind her and move forward… even if that means she’ll never find a man to love.

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In the heart of the Wild West, Courtney Mills is a woman on the run, accused of a crime she didn't commit. With no other choice, she assumes a new identity and seeks refuge as a mail-order bride. But will her past catch up with her before she finds the fresh start she seeks?


Denton Reed is a rugged lawman with a reputation for always getting his man. When a friend asks him to track down a missing woman, Denton's determined to crack the case. Little does he know, the key to finding her lies in becoming her betrothed. As Denton and Courtney play their parts, the lines between reality and pretense blur, igniting a passion neither expected.


As they navigate the dangerous dance of deception and desire, Denton and Courtney must confront the truth: in the Wild West, love and danger often go hand in hand. Will their masquerade lead to a love that withstands the test of time, or will it unravel under the weight of secrets and lies?

It all started with a kiss…
Monica Thompson is determined to find the man who murdered her father, even if she has to break some rules to do it. She suspects one of Montana’s wealthy businessmen to be the killer. Justice needs to be served even if she does it herself. But when she meets the businessman’s incredibly handsome guard, Anthony Keller, she worries he will become her worst distraction. Monica thinks she has things handled until he steals a kiss. It is all downhill from there…

Joel Easton is given an ultimatum by his grandfather - find a wife or lose his position in the lumber company that his grandfather owns. There is always the option of finding a mail-order bride like his younger brother, Maverick had married, but Joel's heart hasn't healed since his own bride-to-be left him standing at the altar four years ago. 

Maranda Price is running away from yet another wedding, but this time it's her choice, not her parents. She made plans to stay at a friend's family cabin and keep out of sight until the scandal blows over, but instead... she finds herself injured and waking up with no memory as a handsome man with anger issues takes care of her. She gets the feeling she knows Joel Easton from somewhere. If only her memory could return before she falls in love with him.

Nicole Blake is running for her life. Nobody can know she ended up in Stumptown. To keep with her disguise, she agrees to work with her cousin at a saloon, not knowing what she was getting herself in to. But when her cousin is suddenly murdered, Nicole feels alone in the strange town. The only person she can trust is her employer, Caleb West. Yet, can she trust him at all? If he ever discovered her secret, he would send her packing for sure. But, try as she might, she can’t fight the pull of attraction between them, especially when he is the first man ever to kiss her. Now she definitely can’t tell him the truth.


When Victoria Swanson discovers her sister is going to be a mail-order bride, Victoria does what any older protective sister would do… kidnap the prospective groom in order to make sure he will be a good match for her sister. However, there was one problem with her plan that she didn’t foresee. How could she fall in love with the man who her sister wants to marry?

Promises are meant to be broken.
But hearts are not.
Why then, do Nicholas and Lydia have a difficult time mending theirs?

Rachael Swanson looks forward to becoming a mail-order bride, but before that can happen, she’s kidnapped and injured badly. Now, with no memory, she must rely on the handsome, charming man who rescued her to help her find her way back home to her family.


Edmund Fox was at the right place at the right time when he saved Rachael’s life. Yet, he knows she is engaged to another. Can he confess his true feelings this close to the wedding she doesn’t remember?

Coralie Rasmussen travels to Stumptown to care for her injured aunt. Just as she arrives, she is robbed and hit over the head, knocking her out. When she gains consciousness, she doesn’t remember anything – not even her name. Everyone thinks she is Leah Bennett, so she accepts the name. But when she meets a man who everyone thinks she came to Stumptown to marry, she is not too sure about her future. But without a memory, does she have a choice?

Bryan Easton can’t believe that bad luck is in his life, once again. Seeing Coralie after she had broken his heart four years ago, has left him irritable. Then to add insult to injury, she thinks she is his mail-order bride. Fate has thrown them together again, but this time, someone is after her. Bryan must do all he can to protect her from being killed. Yet perhaps it’s his heart that needs protecting.


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