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Forever in Florida

Keira K. Barton - 2018
    Not sure where to start, and sick of women who aren’t willing to commit, Brad signs up for Dr. Lachele Simpson’s Matchrimony service. Daphne’s life in King, Montana, is turned upside-down after her husband dies in a tragic accident. When Dr. Lachele learns of her dear friend’s loss, she insists on helping her find new love with a guy who recently signed up for her services. Dr. Lachele knows they will be perfect together, but can she convince Daphne and Brad that they can fall in love after they meet at the altar?


Caroline Clemmons - 2015
    When the opportunity arises via a newspaper ad, she and her best friend slip away from their oppressive fathers and head for Richmond. Neither can relax until they’re far away from their tiny hometown. With wealthy young widow Lydia Harrison’s help, Josephine and six other young women have a new life waiting in Tarnation, Texas. Michael Buchanan is fairly content running his mercantile and being mayor of Tarnation. The town is dusty and tiny, but it’s growing. He believes it holds all he needs to be happy—except a wife. There are no available women in town, but he hopes Lydia Harrison’s Bride Brigade will offer a woman he can wed. He is immediately attracted to Josephine. But Josephine has every reason to mistrust men in general and politicians in particular. Will her misgivings ruin her chance at happiness?

The Duke She Wished For

Ellie St. Clair - 2017
    She’s a commoner hiding her true identity. Can they find their happily ever after at the masquerade, or will what separates them be too much to overcome when the final chime sounds at midnight?In this Cinderella story, Tabitha Blackmore yearns for a life of her own, free from her hostile stepmother and gold-digging step-sister. Tabitha creates some of the most noteworthy hats and accessories in London, but looks forward to the day she can break free from her current life and attend millinery school. When an opportunity arises to outfit the Duchess of Stowe, a chance meeting with her son could change Tabitha's life forever.For Nicholas Fairchild is a duke in name but not at heart. As his mother returns to society following her mourning period for his father, Nicholas dreads his responsibility to entertain vapid, fortune-seeking socialites and, eventually, find a wife. Then he happens upon Tabitha, who is everything he would have hoped for but nothing that he would have ever expected.But just as he starts to fall for her, she disappears from his life forever and he must begin his search for the woman he fell in love with at first sight.This Regency Romance contains some steamy content.Revised and updated as of July 2020.

Alpha Hunted: The Complete Series

J.M. Klaire - 2015
    A great story with lots of twists! I was literally spellbound." "I love J. M. Klaire's stories. They are hot, sexy, sexy stories of finding your true mate." Get every story in the Alpha Hunted series, all in one huge bundle collection of shifter goodness! BEFORE THE HUNT: PREQUEL When a wolf shifter with commitment issues teams up with a runaway bride to find her a new groom- the claws come out and the fur flies! Meet Sandra, a runaway bride looking to provide for her widowed mother, and Naythan, a wolf shifter determined never to settle down. This prequel to the Alpha Hunted series takes place about nine months before Alpha Hunted: Keelyn & Bane. ALPHA HUNTED: KEELYN & BANE Fate’s dark design brings them together... in a mating neither is ready for. Five years after witnessing her father's death, Keelyn has become what she never wanted to be: a were-hunter. Surprisingly good at the career she'd had thrust upon her that fateful day, she heads to the yearly gathering to pay her farm's rent with money earned from hunting werewolf hearts and pelts. Bane and his wolf pack are also headed to the yearly gathering when Bane, the pack's Alpha, finally scents the female his wolf says is to be their forever mate. There's only one problem- she also scents of death and wet wolf hide. When Bane follows Keelyn into the woods, neither are prepared for the passion, or the truths, they're each about to face. Can they survive the revelations that lie ahead? Or has fate doomed them to an impossible love? ALPHA HUNTED 2: BELLA & MAC Feeling desperate and alone, pregnant with a baby left behind during a rape, the last thing Bella needs is for her were-hunter sister to bring strange men home. Mac, a bear shifter traveling with his adopted wolf pack, scents pregnant Bella as his mate. Mac's first instinct is to provide for and protect Bella, but Bella's first instinct is to aim a shovel at his head. Secrets and shifters being welcomed into a house of were-hunters, who each hold secrets of their own. What could possibly go wrong? ALPHA HUNTED 3: IVY, DAVID & RYKER When two wolf-pack enforcers show up right in the middle of some serious family drama, Ivy is almost too busy with her own personal crisis to notice how hot the tattooed bad boys are. With secrets being revealed left and right, her family being hunted, and her own hidden identity a key to the whole thing, the last thing she needs is two lone wolves claiming that she, and only she, can complete their triad and become their mate. Not sure she even believes in fated mates, and needing to keep her family together while getting to the bottom of a mystery three generations in the making, she tells the men no. And no isn't a word they are used to hearing. ALPHA HUNTED 4: ENID & THE KING Enid raised her three young daughters to hate, and hunt, shifters. So, of course one mated a werewolf, the other a bear, and the third mated not one but two of the rag-tag pack's wolf enforcers. When Enid finds herself entwined in the lives of her girls, their mates, and their king, who just happens to be a sexy-as-sin dragon shifter, her first thought is, "FML.

Mail Order Majesty : Clover Lake Grooms Book 1

Sara Jolene - 2018
    She is looking for adventure and love…not an arranged marriage to a man she hasn’t seen in years. She travels to America to join her betrothed and quickly realizes that the boy she met and wrote letters to is not the man she is committed to marry. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local matchmaker, Lorraine gets the opportunity for a second chance in the woods of Northern Pennsylvania. Milo Murphy moved to America to pick up where his parents left off…farming the land and building a home in Montrose, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, he spends more time mining coal in nearby Scranton than he does tending his property. A looming strike at the mine offers Milo the chance to move to his farm full time. However, he quickly learns that creating a future is a lonely job, so he sends a letter to a mail order bride agency, hoping they’ll send him the girl of his dreams. The moment they meet, their connection is undeniable. But will it be enough to keep them together as they try to carve out a place on their new land?


Sylvia McDaniel - 2018
    Charity Kingston has to get out of Charleston or face life working in a brothel. But the past follows her to Angel Creek, Montana, revealing her Irish temper and the brothel owner’s demand for payment of her debt.After the war, Lewis Brown is given a chance at a new start in life. Taking a dead man’s identify he begins his new life as a saloon owner in Angel Creek. Imagine his surprise when a mail order bride comes with the saloon. In one twist of fate, his past is exposed, his secrets revealed and his worst nightmare confirmed.Lewis and Charity need a Christmas Miracle.“Charity” is a sweet historical western romance novel of 40,000 words with a guaranteed happily ever after.


Cyndi Raye - 2016
    Instead of becoming an independent woman by utilizing her prized land certificates she inherited, she is forced to become a mail-order bride instead. Ruby can't ever return to New York City again or her uncle will steal her inheritance and marry her off to someone twice her age to pay his soaring debts.Then she realizes the boy who stole from her is going to the exact same location and her hopes soar when she discovers he is hiding her certificates in his boots. All she has to do is pretend to be the mail-order bride the rancher ordered and stick around long enough to get what belongs to her!There is no way she can afford to fall in love with the handsome rancher that makes her heart pound when she looks into his dark eyes.When Marshall Montgomery inherits a ten-year-old boy in desperate need of a mother, he panics and sends for a mail-order bride. There is no time to spare in his life right now. In order to buy the neighboring property before the due date, he is desperate to get his cattle to market on time. To his delight and surprise, the mail-order bride shows up at the same time his nephew does.Satisfied, Marshall can now go back to ranch business and let Ruby take over with the boy.Will Marshall's drive to purchase more land and Ruby's determination to get her certificates back keep them both from seeing what's right in front of them? Can they both put their selfish needs aside for love?Wichita Falls is a small, American Historical Western frontier town on the Texas prairie where this complete series takes place. Ruby is the first in a series of mail order brides that come to the frontier town in this series that is directed by the infamous matchmaker, Miss Addie.

Nathan's Montana Bride

Maya Stirling - 2014
    Montana 1886 Abigail Long had promised to become Nathan Grantly’s mail order bride. But she had changed her mind at the last minute. The tragedy that had struck had made it unthinkable that she go to Montana and start a new life with a man she hadn’t even met. Tall, handsome Nathan Grantly wasn’t the kind of rancher to take no for an answer. The widower had a prosperous ranch to run and he needed a wife to bring up his young daughter. So Nathan did what came naturally. He came to claim his wife. Will Abby be able to resist Nathan and the lure of her new life in Montana? And what will Nathan do when he finds out the real reason Abby was reluctant to become his wife, and what it means for their future together? Can Abby fulfil her dreams in the wilds of Montana? This is the first in a new series of sweet historical romances, Montana Ranchers Brides.

I Plan on Forever

Stefanie Jenkins - 2020
    He opened her heart to love again. Almost four years later, their wedding day finally arrives. Family and friends travel from near and far to witness them promise each other forever. Kyler may not have been her first love, but he plans on being her last.

Mail-Order Christmas Brides Boxed Set: Mail-Order Mistletoe Brides\Mail-Order Holiday Brides

Jillian Hart - 2014
    Enjoy three romances of adventure and faith in one great bundle! A little girl longs for a new mother for Christmas so she convinces her single father to advertise for a mail-order wife, whose arrival offers them the chance to forge a real family. A would-be bride discovers her intended groom has abandoned her before she even arrives but then she unexpectedly falls for the groom's brother. A gruff rancher's marriage offer to a widowed single mother is based solely on convenience…until it becomes a matter of the heart. This bundle includes: MAIL-ORDER CHRISTMAS BRIDES MAIL-ORDER HOLIDAY BRIDES MAIL-ORDER MISTLETOE BRIDES

Anson's Mail-Order Bride

Kit Morgan - 2016
    Then all he has to do is wait for the culprit to slink into town, dig up the money, and have him arrested. There's only one problem. Anson just sent train fare to the Pettigrew Bridal Agency for his mail-order bride! He can't bring a woman into such danger and telegraphs the agency to stop everything. But when his message to Mrs. Pettigrew is altered, she thinks he wants her to send his bride to Montana! Misunderstandings, a loony villain, plenty of romance and a few surprises make for a fun romp.


Christine Sterling - 2019
    Chelsea Tory needs is to be snowbound with the man she’s in love with, especially since he doesn’t seem to notice. However, she took an oath to help the sick, so when he needs a doctor for his sick mother, she goes home with him knowing she’s going to end up trapped. Brawny Winters loves the beautiful doctor. But if he can’t stand to look at himself since the accident that scarred him, how can he expect Chelsea to? It’s even worse: now she has to help with his sick mother and becomes snowbound at their home. To save her reputation, he has to marry her. Can they both overcome their misunderstandings? Can Chelsea heal her love's heart? Can Brawny see past his own scars to heal the ones he’s causing Chelsea?  Or is their love destined to be Snowbound for all eternity?***This is a companion tale to the popular Silverpines series. It is an opportunity to visit the Silverpines Community with additional stories.You can join the Silverpines Reader's Group by visiting all of Christine's Black Hill Brides Romances:1. Her Secret Past2. Her Secret Baby3. Her Secret Shame4. Her Secret Love5. Her Secret HusbandRead all of Christine's Silverpines Romances:1. Wanted: Medicine Man2. The Coffin Maker3. Wanted: Gravedigger4. Snowbound5. Wanted: RedemptionRead all of Christine's Proxy Bride Romances:1. A Bride for Jeremiah2. A Bride for ElijahRead all of Christine's Pinkerton Matchmaker Romances:1. The Pinkerton Matchmaker2. An Agent for Claudette3. An Agent for PenelopeRead all of Christine's Holiday Romances1. Wynter's Bride2. A Cozy Mitten Christmas

Mail Order Bride: Tilly and the Orphans (Brides and Orphans Book 1)

Emily Woods - 2016
    When the man she loves rejects her, she heads west to find love as a mail order bride.Owen looks for a mail order bride to start a family, but doesn’t know the first thing about loving a bride.Owen and Tilly start their relationship with very different goals. With the help of prayer and some adorable orphans, they just might find love.This book is a sweet, clean, western, historical, romance short story. It is a complete story, but it is also part of the Wyoming Brides and Babies series. Be sure to read them all - in any order!Always FREE on Kindle Unlimited

Medieval Master Swordsmen

Kathryn Le Veque - 2014
     Return to the days of kings and knight, of tournaments and battles, and discover four of the most powerful and chivalrous heroes in all the land and the ladies who captured their hearts. This is an Amazon-exclusive collection for a limited time. "Kathryn Le Veque... wow... just wow!" - Ind'Tale Magazine Spectre of the Sword - He was assigned to protect her but ended up falling in love with her. Will he choose love over duty? Unending Love - She has loved him all her life. When he finally returns that love, terrible circumstances threaten to keep them a part forever. Lespada - When she is forced to marry the sword of an arrogant knight who refuses to show up at his own wedding, sparks fly in this wildly passionate romance. The Whispering Night - A spy for William Marshal is ordered to marry in the line of duty. What he didn't count on was falling in love with his enemy wife. Enjoy this exclusive collection.

Bride of Paradise

Katie Crabapple - 2013
    Just weeks later he receives a letter from the president's wife and a woman he's never met, informing him a bride has been found. Although uncertain whether he really wants to marry, he agrees, thinking she may be the one God has selected for him. He is hopeful that the woman will be the help-meet God has chosen to lift his lonely heart.When Kristen meets her future husband, Samuel, they both find the other lacking. Will they be able to get past their first impressions of one another and become an effective team serving God together?