They prepared graduates of Bradford College in Massachusets for everything, except the adventures
they take to find love in the American West.
A know-it-all teacher, an overworked sheriff, and the job she shouldn’t take.
Ready to prove to herself and the world that she doesn’t need anyone, Emily crosses the country to accept a teaching position in Texas. As an orphan, she’s lived off other’s second skimmings most of her life. Her perfect grades have earned her the perfect job, and no one is going to stand in her way, especially a scruffy sheriff.
TJ Morgan has one job, to keep the residents of Hiramsville safe. When a soiled dove dies under mysterious circumstances, TJ vows to find her killers. When Emily arrives in town, he must take drastic measures to keep her out of harm’s way.
Saving Emily against her will isn’t enough when a coded journal sheds light on the depth of corruption in the western town. What Emily learns decoding the tale puts both their lives in danger. Working together, they find their hearts entwined even as outlaws try to tear them apart. Can Emily find what she has needed her entire life? Can TJ save his heart?
Rescuing the Sheriff’s Heart is the first book in the Bradford Brides historical western romance novels. If you like heroes in cowboy hats and heroines willing to take on the west finding happily ever afters, these sweet old-fashioned romances are for you.
A civic-minded socialite, a widowed blacksmith, and a dead fiancé.
Despite her father’s objection, Amanda travels to Texas from Boston, intent on marrying Reverend Coolidge and helping with his ministry. There she will be free from her parent’s expectations and have a chance to help the less fortunate. Everything is going to be perfect until a handsome blacksmith meets her at the train station.
Gunter senses something isn’t right the moment the deputy sheriff demands he pick up the reverend’s future bride, and not to mention the reverend’s passing. To protect his daughter, Gunter complies. Having experienced the loss of his wife and son, he would do anything to help Amanda in her grief, except agree to a marriage of convenience.
Without means to return to Boston, Amanda hatches plan after plan to return home. Inundated with proposals and evidence of foul play, she relies on Gunter’s protection. Running out of choices, Gunter agrees to marry her for one month to keep her safe from those intent on harming her. However, life and danger in Texas is so much bigger than she had ever imagined.
Biggest mistake ever: Mixing up twins when proposing marriage.
As a newly ordained minister, Lewis is ready to take on his first assignment in Texas… Except he must have a wife. To appease church leadership, Lewis proposes to the girl next door, not realizing the one twin is impersonating the other. Assuming the mistake is destiny, he remains engaged to Catherine.
Devastated at the thought of her twin marrying her long-time crush, Clara agrees to swap places to save Catherine from the marriage she never wanted. Once in Texas, Clara can no longer lie about her identity and must make two wrongs into the right future for her.
Taking a teaching job is Clara’s first step, rejecting Lewis’s misguided proposal is the second. Somehow, she must convert the preacher to her way of thinking. The only reason to marry is for love.
He married her to save her life.
Knowing her saved his.
Running from her mistakes, Catherine arrives in Hiramsville destitute, desperate, and in the family way. Hopes that her twin sister can solve her problems are quickly dashed when learning her parents are coming to Texas. To compound her problems, the doctor insists she stay in bed after she faints on the boardwalk.
The burden of being the only doctor in town weighs heavily on Dr. Aiden Palmer. Fueled by coffee and his convictions, Aiden does his best to serve the growing town. His newest patient touches his guarded heart in a way he hasn’t experienced in years. Common sense says she is too young for him. Undertaking a marriage of convenience to protect Catherine is beyond a doctor’s calling. However, Aiden enters into the marriage with the hope that their marriage will become real.
When Catherine’s past catches up with her, neither of them is prepared for the life-threatening complications it brings. Determined to save her new family, Catherine runs again. Only this time, running may be the right choice.