The Angel Creek Christmas Brides
Five women decide to leave Charleston after the civil war leaves them with no chance of getting married since most of the eligible men are dead or old. They decide to travel together to Angel Creek, Montana and that is where the stories begin!
Please note that within the pages of this historical Western romance lies a tale of two hearts in search of a true and lasting connection. To provide an authentic depiction of this passionate journey, this author will occasionally venture into more mature territory. Using adult language of the period and brief portrayals of private moments between characters, the story is advanced through natural and realistic descriptions to depict the true nature of developing human relationships.
Book 4 | The Angel Creek Christmas Brides
Confederate widow, Sarah Caldwell, has lost everything. Her husband. Her home. Her fortune. And now, she will lose her young daughter if she doesn’t leave Charleston before her contemptible in-laws convince a court to grant them custody. When Sarah’s four best friends decide to answer an advertisement for brides somewhere in Montana Territory, she decides to join them praying the law won’t follow.
An injured expatriate of the Union Army, Quinn Cassidy, is now the sheriff of Angel Creek. He likes the tranquility of this little mountain town and vows to protect it. But, when five beauties from Charleston step off the stagecoach, he wonders if he can. The dark-haired woman, with the little girl in tow, walked into his life and into his heart. Now, he needs a Christmas miracle to keep his new bride out of his jail.
Book 8 | The Angel Creek Christmas Brides
Emma Bowen and her friends have lost nearly everything to the war and starting over have been almost impossible for the Charleston women. So, when their friend, Caroline, received an encouraging letter from Julia Bailey offering a solution to their problems, they all jumped at the chance to leave the ravages of war behind.
Colin Cassidy, former Union Army captain, was reported killed in battle more than a year ago. And after what he has done, he’d rather let everyone go on thinking him dead. He’d rather spend the rest of his worthless life numbing his guilt at the bottom of a whiskey bottle than have his family learn the truth about what he's done. But when his brother, Quinn, shows up on his doorstep, he kidnaps Colin and forces him to spend Christmas in Angel Creek, Montana.
Emma desperately needs to find a purpose for her life. Colin doesn't want life at all. Can a Christmas miracle bring two enemies together through one more Christmas miracle?
Book 11 | The Angel Creek Christmas Brides
Three little girls. Two broken hearts. There's only one solution—An Angel Creek Christmas miracle.
Captain William Bennett is finally happy with his life. It hasn’t been easy getting to this point, but he’s learned his lesson—females are trouble. And just when he’s getting re-acquainted with the perks of bachelorhood, the stage arrives with three little girls and a letter with the most devastating news.
Abigail Whittaker’s parents begged her to come with them when they left Charleston, but she has plans of her own. Close friends have told her about a place where jobs are plentiful and women are free to choose their own destinies. But when she arrives in Angel Creek, she soon realizes she's arrived just a little too late.
Book 21 | The Angel Creek Christmas Brides
A handsome face with a bad attitude. Sometimes, you just have to look a little harder to find that Christmas miracle.
Hannah Patterson has always wanted a family of her own, but the war interrupted everyone’s lives, and after almost a decade of hoping, she decides it's time to give up on Charleston and start over somewhere new. A marriage proposal from a man through a newspaper advertisement promises her a new life and she promises him forever. But when she arrives in the little mountain town of Angel Creek, her groom doesn't show to claim her. A promise made is a promise kept as far as she's concerned, and with no other options available, she decides to go after her elusive groom and hold him to his promises. But when she arrives at his cabin, what she finds is not at all what she expected, and now she has a decision to make.
Jack Delaney had ridden his last mile as the tough, hard-core scout for the U.S. Army. All he planned to do for the rest of his days was focus on the enjoyment of his new life of leisure in his newly purchased cabin tucked high in the mountains above Angel Creek. His time will be filled with hunting and fishing and sleeping—all the things he's always enjoyed, but never had time to do. No responsibilities. No demands. No strife. Just peace and quiet like the Good Lord intended a man to live. But when an unexpected visitor arrives at his front door on a snowy evening amidst an early winter storm, his world turns upside down and he's no longer sure which end is up.
Sometimes, it's hard to know when to let one dream go in favor of another. Sometimes, the best promise kept is the one left broken. And sometimes, the answers to a heart's questions can only be found when wishing on a very special Christmas star.