Children are a blessing, but raising them from birth to adulthood is far from easy. Sometimes becoming a parent in the first place isn’t easy, either. Just try to imagine the troubles and trials a mail order bride might face in the 1880s as she dealt with these kinds of issues. As if what she […]

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Kansas was one of the gateways to the wild, wild west. Western history is rich in Kansas. Shootouts, cattle drives, and mail order brides. An almost perfect combination for love to bloom and grow. The complete Kansas Mail Order Bride series is now available. Find out more here:

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The first book in my new The Parson’s Daughters Series is available on Amazon. I’m so excited to share Faith Finds a Way! Faith was an uplifting character to write about. I admired her strength and vision as I watched her come alive. I think you’ll agree that her strong convictions make her worthy of […]

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This is the story of Gillian. She’s miserable in her posh New York City home with her parents. They make all her decisions and she has no chance to do what she wants to do. She loves the outdoors but enjoying nature isn’t an option for her. She isn’t even allowed to have a dog […]

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Ella Barber finds herself in a difficult position. She’s a young widow with a baby and she wants her son to have options as he grows up. She knows she must make a change. She answers a Mail Order Bride ad and gets a proposal from a prominent doctor in Belmont, Nevada. Find out how […]

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Book 3 of my Mail Order Bride Short Story series is now published and available on Amazon. This one was so much fun to write! I fell in love with Annabelle and her calm resolve to do the right thing and survive. Judd is a man who is living with a secret that’s eating him […]

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Book two in the Mail Order Bride Short Stories series is published and available. Don’t Fence Him In “Viola is expected to marry someone she doesn’t love. Of course he’ll provide for her and be a decent husband there’s no doubt about that. Viola wants happiness and adventure and she’s determined to get it. She […]

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First impressions of our hero may not be completely favorable.  When he meets our heroine, he notices the fact that she’s overweight.  Clearly, he likes her but he’s not happy that he’s been blindsided by her appearance. She can tell he thinks she’s fat.  Deep down, though, he knows she’s the perfect match for him.  […]

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Lucy has always been confident and positive.  She’s attractive and fun.  She’s a great catch! By the time she leaves her teen years behind, all her friends are engaged or married and she is still single.  There had been that little seed of doubt that was starting to take root that maybe her weight was an […]

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