Mary & The Quirky Doctor In Arizona - Her mother suggests becoming a mail order bride so a woman chooses one from a catalogue and off she goes to Arizona, not knowing about a doctor’s past and about how quirky he really is.Off To The Scruffy Silver Miner - A pregnant widow is taken by a crotchety old matchmaker to a silver miner in Nevada, but when she meets him she’s rather taken aback by his scruffy appearance and drunken habits. And, she doesn’t know how he’ll take the news of her pregnancy.The Shy Woman From Virginia & The Man With A Secret From North Dakota - A very shy woman from West Virginia leaves her home to head west to a man she’s never met, who lives in a small sod house in North Dakota. He tries to hold off telling her about his past, until someone from that dark past shows up to haunt him.The Widowed Cook From Charleston & The Quiet Colorado Cowboy - A widowed cook from Charleston decides to take a chance and head to Colorado as a mail ordered bride; but she’s surprised at the curt and very quiet cowboy who greets, then marries, her in the saloon, seemingly anxious to get everything over and done with as soon as possible.Heading For Greener Pastures Along The Oregon Trail, is a Christian pioneer novella about one family’s journey to the West and about the hardships which had to overcome such as a shortage of food and losing a wagon along the way, and many other trials and obstacles. Only their strong faith and love for God carried them through each day to their ritual of--after eating--gathering together and reading from the family bible. As they get towards the end of their journey, there’s a major decision to be made.Christian Lumberjack In The Old West, is a wonderful and emotional novella about one man’s journey into life, and the old west, when he goes to Oregon to become a lumberjack. His story is told through a contemporary woman, a librarian in New York who finds most of the man’s journal in the dusty reaches of the library basement. Through the pages of his story--one of inspiration and hope--he lives on and his words end up being a major factor in her own life, by convincing her to become both a better Christian, and a better human being.Falling For The Mysterious Stranger On The Boat - An upper class Victorian woman decides to take the plunge after being widowed and travels to her mail order husband in Texas, with only her dog and her maid at her side; but when she meets a mysterious stranger on board the ship her whole world is suddenly turned upside down.Far More Children Than Expected - When Ana signed up as a schoolteacher in California, she thought she was going to be working in a schoolhouse near Sacramento. Instead, it was a far more difficult task she would attempt to undertake.