It All Started with an Ad in a Mail Order Bride Catalogue…
Melvin Hitchcock of the Hitching Post Mail Order Bride Catalogue isn’t dishonest—not exactly. If he tweaks his clients’ applications a bit, it’s because he’s looking out for their best interests.
This charming bouquet of novellas introduces four Hitching Post prospects in the year 1870, each one eager for second chances . . . and hungry for happiness. Year in, year out, they’ll learn that love often comes in unexpected packages.
“And then Came Spring” by Margaret Brownley
Mary-Jo has traveled halfway across the country to meet her match, arriving just in time for his funeral. Returning home seems like her only option until her would-be brother-in-law proposes a more daring idea.
“An Ever After Summer” by Debra Clopton
Ellie had no idea she’s not what Matthew ordered. And what’s wrong with being a “Bible thumper” anyway? She’s determined to show him she’s tougher than she looks—and just the girl he needs.
“Autumn’s Angel” by Robin Lee Hatcher
Luvena would be perfect for Clay if she didn’t come with kids. But kids are a deal breaker, especially in a rough-and-trouble mining town. e trouble is, there’s no money to send them back . . .
“Winter Wedding Bells” by Mary Connealy
David’s convinced he’s not long for the world. He needs someone to mother his boys when he’s gone—nothing more. Can plucky Irish Megan convince him to work at living instead of dying?
“Delightful at every turn, A Bride For All Seasons gives the “mail order bride plot” a creative—and addictive—new twist. I couldn’t read fast enough. With spunk, humor, and tenderhearted romance this anthology is truly made to order!” — Tamera Alexander, USA Today bestselling author of To Whisper Her Name and The Inheritance
“Four popular authors have penned an engaging novella collection with a creative and humorous premise. From distressing to delightful, A Bride for all Seasons bounces your emotions around like they’ve been on a bumpy 1800s stagecoach ride, with each story arriving at a highly satisfying ending.” — Vickie McDonough, award-winning author of 27 books and novellas, including the Pioneer Promises series
“Great mail-order bride stories! They’re funny. They’re poignant. A round-up of wonderful authors that you won’t want to miss.” — Janet Tronstad, USA Today Best Selling Author
“Four talented writers, four unique stories of women seeking happiness—and a man! Inspirational reading doesn’t get any better than this.” — Lori Copeland, author of Sisters of Mercy Flats and co-author of The Amish of Apple Grove series
For Robin’s novella, Autumn’s Angel:
“Both heartwarming and witty, Autumn’s Angel captures the stirring allure of first love and of those moments when anything seems possible. But only if you have the courage—and faith—to risk it all.” — Tamera Alexander, USA Today Bestselling author of To Whisper Her Name and A Lasting Impression
“Autumn’s Angel by Robin Lee Hatcher drew me in, captured my attention and reminded me to be a woman of faith and courage. Even when life’s storm clouds gather, sunshine is waiting to break through. Hatcher penned a sweet, tender, full-of-truth love story about holding on and seeing God answer.” — Rachel Hauck, author of The Wedding Dress and Once Upon A Prince
“No one can tug on the heartstrings like Robin Lee Hatcher. Autumn’s Angel is a wonderful story of unexpected love, and I read it in one gulp. Highly recommended!” — Colleen Coble, author of Rosemary Cottage and the Rock Harbor series