Something More by Winnie Griggs

This book provides a different take on the familiar mail order bride premise. Elthia, hoping to prove to her wealthy family that she can be an independent woman believes she is being sent by an agency to be a governess for three months, to two children who live with their father and a bed-ridden mother.… Continue reading Something More by Winnie Griggs

Texas Mail Order Bride (Bachelors of Battle Creek #1) by Linda Broday

I love mail order bride stories and this one did not disappoint. Delta is a strong heroine who does not let adversity get in her way. Cooper has also had his fair share of troubles that has tainted his belief in himself. A confirmed bachelor Cooper has no wish to be saddled with a mail… Continue reading Texas Mail Order Bride (Bachelors of Battle Creek #1) by Linda Broday

Daredevil’s Mistress by Charlene Namdhari

Samantha Harman is a pampered princess. Longing to have some freedom she must persuade her over protective father to allow her to travel on her own to visit her college friend. Her father only agrees if Samantha will consent to an arranged marriage on her return to South Africa. Cody Bentley keeps tight control of… Continue reading Daredevil’s Mistress by Charlene Namdhari

Bay City Belle (In Old California #2) by Shirley Kennedy

I haven’t read the first in this series, but this isn’t a problem as it stands perfectly well on its own. This book is set five years after the civil war. Savannah lost much during the war and seeking an escape she agrees to become a mail-order bride. While travelling by train to meet her… Continue reading Bay City Belle (In Old California #2) by Shirley Kennedy