Grieving widower John Weaver needs a mother for his five-year-old twin daughters. No woman he knows is willing to take on a ready-made family, so he resorts to advertising for a mail-order bride. He has no intention of ever loving another woman, and as long as his mail-order bride understands that, they can have a good life together.
A woman no man wants...
Miranda Lowe knows she isn’t enough—not pretty enough, not smart enough, not good enough in any way to attract a man. When she loses her family, her home and her job on the same day, she sees no other choice but to become a mail-order bride. Surely a man who’s willing to marry a woman he’s never seen won’t be too picky.
But sometimes, being less than perfect is more than enough.
Landry Mitchell made a mistake returning to his home town when he was released from prison. The residents of Rocky Ridge, Colorado aren’t the forgive-and-forget type. Now all he wants is to be left alone.
A woman who needs to be needed
Olivia Harding learned the hard way that her worth is measured only by what she does for others. Now, she spends her days caring for orphaned children and those less fortunate than herself.
Olivia is determined to help Landry to rebuild his life, whether he likes it or not. He doesn’t. And he sure doesn’t like the way he’s starting to care about Olivia. He can’t offer her a future when he doesn't have one himself.
As their feelings for each other grow, Landry starts to believe they might have a future together.
Then trouble comes back to town …
With no way to support herself and her infant son, Audra Holt will soon be homeless. Her best friend convinces her to answer an ad for a mail-order bride. Since Audra doesn’t know how to read, she has no way of knowing that her friend didn’t mention the baby in the letter she sent to the Texas rancher.
How will Neall react when Audra arrives in Sapphire Springs? And when her illiteracy comes to light, how will Audra fit into Neall’s life? Can she be the wife he wants, or was their marriage a mistake?
Devin McGregor had a ranch once, had a fiancé, had a future. He made a mistake, and it cost him everything. Now, he’s afraid to risk failing again, even though it’s tempting to accept Sybil’s marriage proposal.
When Sybil decides to post an advertisement for the perfect husband, Devin knows he has to stop her from being taken advantage of, but there’s only one way to do that – marry her himself.
If Devin can’t overcome his fear of failure, he’s going to lose everything again – including the woman he loves.
When Hannah Wilde is rescued by a handsome stranger after being thrown from her horse during a storm, she finds herself growing to like him, much to her dismay. He’s exactly the kind of man she’s sworn never to get involved with – a lawman!
Kirby feels a connection to Hannah unlike any he’s never felt with another woman. He’s sure she feels the same, so why is she being so frosty toward him? And why is he suddenly thinking about giving up the one thing he’s always valued – his freedom?
Hannah is determined to resist her growing feelings for Kirby. However, when danger follows him, Hannah realizes she could lose him forever - unless she's already too late.
Pete Fallon has always been happily unmarried—until now. All his friends are married and constantly point out that one day, he’s going to be old and alone. He has thought about that lately, and he wouldn’t mind marrying and having a family of his own. But he won’t marry because he won’t allow himself to love a woman who’ll use that love against him. When his friend suggests he get a mail-order bride, he realizes this might be the solution to his problems, as long as his bride understands he will never love her.
Kathryn’s arrival in Sapphire Springs, Texas brings problems of its own. She expects a carpenter and businessman, not a man who has no ambition, is content to spend his days fishing, in his garden or with his friends. Pete, on the other hand, had no idea he’d sent for a woman who grew up in luxury and who has never worked a day in her life.
However, as they get to know each other, feelings grow and Pete starts to think that perhaps he was wrong about Kathryn, that maybe she is a woman he could love.
Then tragedy strikes, forcing Pete and Kathryn to face their pasts, but the lessons they must learn could destroy the life they’ve built with each other forever.
When Lynna Spiers impulsively runs away from her wedding, she soon realizes she should have made a plan. Arriving in Colorado penniless and starving, she doesn’t expect to faint in the arms of a stranger.
Jasper Morrison has a plan. Now that his ranch is prosperous and he can support a family, he’s ready to settle down and get married. He has the letter with the marriage proposal to a woman he’s been corresponding with in his pocket, ready to mail. But when a woman he’s never met faints in his arms and then begs him for help, he can’t refuse.
Convinced her fiancé will come after her, Lynna needs a place to hide until she can earn enough money to go further west.
As the days go by, Lynna becomes more attracted to Jasper, and she suspects he’s developing feelings for her as well.
Lynna can’t live with herself if she brings danger to Jasper’s door. Jasper can’t live with himself if he lets her go.
But before they can make a plan together, her fiancé arrives – and he has revenge on his mind.
Elise Dupont expected a much different life than she found when her parents brought her to America. Instead of wide-open spaces, clear skies and freedom to build her own life, she found air filled with factory smoke, a rundown tenement and bare survival.
When Elise accepts Jason's offer of a marriage of convenience, she believes her dreams are finally coming true. As their friendship deepens, Elise finds herself wishing for a real marriage, but how can she live with a man who doesn't trust her? And how can Jason put aside his suspicions and let himself fall in love again?
Cooper Thompson is happy with his life. He has his work, his family, and enough money to get by. He doesn’t need – or want – anything more, especially a wife.
When Josie arrives in Montana, she’s shocked to learn that Cooper’s sister actually wrote the letter, and that he knows nothing about it.
Cooper is furious when he discovers what his sister has done, but once he learns why she did it, he reluctantly offers to marry Josie.
Is Josie destined to be an unwanted bride forever? Or can she and Cooper build a life together despite the circumstances that brought them together?
Rancher Austin Hayward is content with his life in Rocky Ridge, but it would be perfect if he could share it with Chloe Taggart as his wife. Unfortunately, even though Austin has loved Chloe for years, she has never looked at him as anything more than a friend.
When Chloe’s father loses the diner to Austin in a poker game, Austin makes her a proposition she can’t refuse. But Chloe has a plan of her own – a plan that will give her what she wants in the end. If it works … and if Austin loves her enough to let her go.
When Emma offers Sam a marriage of convenience, neither of them can foresee the changes that will make their lives – and their relationship – anything but ‘convenient’.
Sally Mason has always wanted a home of her own and a houseful of children. But after leaving the orphanage where she and her best friend, Josie, grew up, she finds herself in the worst situation she could have ever imagined—a brothel near the Chicago waterfront where every day, her life is in the hands of both the brothel owner and his customers.
When Sally receives a letter from Josie explaining Evan’s situation and asking her to come to Coldwater Creek as a mail-order bride to marry him, she escapes the brothel, realizing this is her only chance for a better life.
As Evan and Sally get to know each other, their feelings grow, and Evan begins to wonder if giving Sally the children she wants to badly is worth the risk. But when her past catches up to her, it threatens to destroy any chance of a future together.
Deputy US Marshal Jake Langford is on a mission. Dedicating his life to bringing criminals to justice, he's on the trail of Tyler Boone, an escaped outlaw and killer.
Madde and Jake lock horns when he shows up at her homestead and announces he's staying until he captures Tyler. But living in close quarters with Jake exposes emotions and feelings they had both thought long dead, and brings danger, sorrow and love, forcing them both to question the past, and eventually, to trust in the future.
When Tom Harper’s brother, Earl, elopes with his childhood sweetheart, Tom is elected to break the news to the mail-order bride he was supposed to marry. Tom has no intention of getting married, yet something about the woman who arrives on the stage makes his brain shut down and he finds himself offering to take his brother’s place.
With nowhere to go and no way to get back to Boston, she accepts Tom's proposal, only to discover that Earl had lied about many things – including the fact that he didn't own a prosperous ranch, but that he and his family owned a … farm! And she’d be expected to work!
Can a woman who only knows how to host dinner parties and attend the opera ever become a real farmer’s wife? And can a man who didn’t want a wife ever become a real husband? Will Melanie and Tom be able to put their differences aside and allow themselves to have a real marriage?
To escape a family scandal, Boston socialite Rose Winchester becomes the mail order bride of Colorado rancher Charlie Halstead. Love blossoms, but their fragile relationship is tested when secrets from the past threaten to tear them apart.