#1 of 3 - MUST READ FOR MAIL ORDER BRIDE ROMANCE LOVERS!New Mexico rancher has a large inheritance and larger problems when local girl, Rita Martinez decides to stop at nothing to win his hand...and his lands. Will a mail order bride be the answer to Joseph's prayers? Or will the Chicago woman just add to Joseph's stable of troubles?Six months after his father's passing, New Mexico bachelor Joseph Carillo has a large inheritance and even larger problems in the form of Rita Martinez, a young woman who will stop at nothing to snare Joseph and more importantly his money. Desperate to find someone who will love him and not just his money, Joseph places an advertisement seeking a mail order bride. But when the woman of his prayers arrives from Chicago, will Joseph and Melissa stand a chance against Rita's scheming? And is Melissa really smitten by Joseph, or does she have designs on his inheritance as well? Start reading in Book 1 of 3 of the A New Mexico Mail Order Bride serial.Note: If you'd prefer to read this all at once, just grab the boxed set.