Stephen Bly was born August 17, 1944, Ivanhoe, California. Bly graduated summa cum laude in Philosophy from California State University, Fresno (1971). He was an American author who wrote over 100 books and many short stories, poems and articles. His books were primarily Western in genre. Bly's book, The Long Trail Home won the 2002 Christy Award in the Western Novel category. Bly had many series that he wrote during his lifetime including: the Rivers of Arizona Series, the Stuart Brannon Western Series, the Lewis and Clark Squad Series and the Horse Dreams Series. On June 9, 2011, Bly died at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston after a 5-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 66 years old. At the time of his death, he was working on his last fiction book, Stuart Brannon's Final Shot. His wife, Janet, and three adult sons finished the novel for him; it was released in 2012.
Abandoned by his fianc e hours before their wedding, Walker McKay is determined to never let a woman near his heart again, but he needs an heir to inherit his ranch after he is gone. Courting someone new is out of the question, so he'll have to find a wife another way.
Wealthy heiress Sara Livingston wants to be married, but her suitors are deemed unsuitable by her unreasonable father. When the opportunity to fill the bill for a mail-order bride comes her way, she grabs onto it with both hands.
Will Sara's deception and Walker's wounded heart keep them from finding what they are looking for? Or are they truly meant for one another?
Formerly titled Marrying Walker McKay, rewritten for the inspirational market.
(The Brides of Courage, Kansas, Book 2)
To escape her dreary life in the Manhattan of December 1869, eighteen-year-old Genie O'Hara decides to become the mail order bride of Johnny Folsom, a young farmer in the new state they called Bleeding Kansas not long ago.
Intrigued by the fact that at the age of nineteen Johnny already owns his own grange, she travels out to Courage, Kansas, to be with him.
Little does she know what surprises are waiting for her.
Soon she finds out that her husband and life on the prairie are different from what she'd expected. On the wide plain near the Santa Fe Trail, the city girl from New York lives through adventures she would have never imagined possible.
Is her husband the man that she thinks he is? Or is he somebody radically different?
Will all turn out well? Will Genie find the love that she'd dreamed of in New York on the Kansas plain?
Come in and enjoy this clean 180+ page Wild West mail order bride romance by Lenny Davis.
"The Brides of Courage, Kansas" Series of Western Mail Order Bride Romances:
1. Once Upon The Prairie
2. She Came One Winter
3. A Bride In Spring
4. Heart Of Summer
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