A Bride by Christmas: Four Stories of Expedient Marriage on the Great Plains

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Barbour Publishing, 2008 - Fiction - 342 pages
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Marriage is given a Christmas deadline. In an era when a single woman had little hope of support and security outside marriage, four young women find themselves talked into weddings on the eve of Christmas celebrations. Anastasia Federov leaves home and searches for a husband to thwart her guardian's devious plans for her inheritance. Jace Brackett hires Anastasia to nanny his troublesome little sister. Could the employer be the answer to the employee's prayer? Jerome Sanders orders up a Dutch bride to earn a grant that will save the family farm. Idealia van der Zee is delighted when a letter arrives asking for her hand. But will she balk when Jerome's true motive is revealed? And two other stories.

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User Review  - Nancynova - Goodreads

Four Love Inspired midwest Christmas stories, all with a bride that for various reasons, has to be married by Christmas Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Christianbook.com

This set combines my love of Christmas with my love of historical novellas. It has all the right elements for a good winter's eve. Read full review


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Vickie McDonough believes God is the ultimate designer of romance. She is a wife of thirty-six years, mother to four grown sons and a doting grandma. When not writing, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and traveling.

A credentialed Secondary English teacher from Anaheim, California, Kelly Eileen Hake is pursuing an MA in Writing Popular Fiction.

Winner of the RITA Award for excellence in fiction, Linda Goodnight has won various other highly acclaimed awards, and her romance novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Active in orphan ministry, this former nurse and teacher enjoys writing fiction that carries a message of hope and light in a sometimes dark world. A country girl, she lives in Oklahoma. Readers may contact her through her website: www.lindagoodnight.com

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