Coral Mellors has a darling three-year-old son, a dead husband, and no place to live. Her husband was a no-good, wife-beating horse-thief, and Coral is terrified her dear Willie will turn out the same. She decides she must marry the quietest man she can find, and keep her son away from horses and wild men, no matter what it takes. She hears of a man in search of a wife — a gentle Come-By-Chance farmer who makes beautiful leatherwork and grows things, and decides she will travel there to marry him. But life wasn’t meant to be easy, and many obstacles will need to be overcome for Coral to find what she needs — misunderstandings, secrets, her son’s life in deadly peril from outlaws —but most of all, Coral must learn to rise above her own fears, if she and her son are ever to become truly happy. The Come-By-Chance series consists of: Brides of 1884 Book 1 - Ruby Book 2 - Emily Book 3 - Violet Book 4 - Kate Book 5 - Rose Book 6 - Emmy-Lou Brides of 1885 Book 1 - Opal Book 2 - Coral Book 3 - Ava & Ina Future Releases Book 4 - Lillie Book 5 - Pearl Book 6 - Jane In this much-loved series strong women risk everything to rise above their desperate circumstances, find true love, and wed real men who'll treat them right.