Camille Germain is a newcomer to America. Fresh off the boat and still not sure of her footing. A chance encounter brought her moderate fame, an old family friend helped her to accept who she truly was and what she really wanted. But will a complete stranger be the one to finally give her everything she has ever craved?
Harry Whitton has always been a nomad. The Saloons and stables of every town in the country have been his home as he drove...
Bernadette Havering is a vivacious and independent woman. She knows her mind and never intends to let a man dictate what she should or should not be able to do. In a world where women having a job is frowned upon, she longs for a profession and wants to make history by becoming one of the very first women in the United States of America to gain a law license. But why should she give up a husband and family in order to do so? Can she truly have...
Alice Springham has worked as a maid in a top Boston hotel since she was a girl. But she is feeling restless. Not knowing what she wants she answers an advertisement in the Matrimonials that made her smile. She has no idea if it is love she is missing, or if she even wants to wed. Will she ever learn what it is she truly wants?
Lonely farmer, Daniel Havering, longs for love and a family. He almost had everything he wanted, only to have...
Frederica Milton has been struggling to find her place in the world since the tragic deaths of her parents. Her Aunt is making her life a misery, though she knows her kindly Uncle loves her - but it is time for her to take her destiny into her own hands. Our feisty heroine places an advertisement for a husband, but will she finally find what she truly longs for?
Aaron Simmons has family in Sun River, and is just passing through - or so he
Madelaine Crane has led a life of privilege, but her comfortable life has been ripped apart by scandal. Can she overcome the gossip and forge her way to a life of fulfilment and love despite their censure?
Doctor William Havering is busy. His practice in Sun River means he spends all his time caring for everyone but himself, but he wants so much more. Has he bitten off more than he can chew with feisty and forthright Madelaine? Will he understand
Alberta Freemont, the daughter of a prominent Boston politician knows all about the need to marry well and that love isn't always a consideration. Yet, she finds herself alone and with no husband as her friends are all beginning to marry and have children. Longing for a child of her own, she is prepared to take matters in to her own hands, but will she find more than she bargained for in the wilds of Montana?
Gideon MacAlpine wants to
Amelia Llewellyn had a wonderful childhood, but when she lost her beloved Mama to illness as a girl her life changed beyond recognition. All but bringing up her half brother while her Papa and his new bride travel, she wants so much more for her life than she now has. But how can she change her life, and will she have the courage to follow through with her plans?
Meet Byron Gilbert who tried to stake a claim to some land and was unable to...
Isabelle Landry is beautiful, wealthy and courted within the highest echelons of Massachusetts' society. But every man her Mama thinks a suitable match, she finds dull and often repulsive. She longs for a simpler life, one where her worth has nothing to do with her annual income, or her vast inheritance. A new friend gives her the confidence to follow her own path, and she answers an advertisement, praying it might change her life forever.
Carolynn Kemp has lost everything. Her entire family is gone, and her life is in turmoil. Her hopes and dreams of making every one of their lives better are dashed and she is tempted to give up and accept the misery that she seems destined for. But will life let her lie down and give in, or will she find the inner strength to start again?
Winston Piper is jealous of the happiness his friends have found in recent times, and so he takes the
17) Maddy's Destiny
Annie Cahill has had a tough life, forced to leave home and work from an early age to support her sick Mama and younger siblings. Always the one everybody else could rely on she decides to finally reach out to take something for herself. But will she find the courage to see it through.
Mackenzie Stott spends his life surrounded by cattle, and loves the peace and solitude his life in Montana offers. But he has a past and isn't sure he will
Maeve Fitzpatrick has always been brave. Moving from Ireland to America was just a big adventure to her, but the reality has turned out to be so much less than she imagined. Living in grey and dreary Pittsburgh is hardly her dream come true! But she is not one to ever give up on herself, or her goals and so she places an advertisement to find herself a husband, eager for the opportunity that another change of scenery might bring. But, there are...
Prudence Wimbourne is a ballet dancer, but a terrible accident ends her career abruptly. Now all her hard work and the sacrifices made by her and her family feel as though they have been for nothing. She longs to escape, and to find a new life with a man who understands how hard it is for her to leave everything behind.
Matthew Carrington longs to find a place he might call home. Tired of never having a home and travelling from town to town...