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Rubel, Nicole.

Summary: Ernestine O'Reilly comes from Ireland to Texas as a mail-order bride, but when she meets the man she is supposed to marry, she ends up deciding to be a cowboy instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Rubel

Hedlund, Jody

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Unemployed and struggling with grief, Zoe Hart leaves England on a bride ship to British Columbia. Her brother fled there when falsely accused of a drastic crime. Pastor Abe Merivale discovers an abandoned native baby during a visit to Victoria, and is forced to choose between the strict rules of his bishop and listening to God's nudges to care for his people. To protect Zoe from an unsavory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2020

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Sawyer, Kim Vogel

Summary: Readers rabid for the sweet historical romances of Tracie Peterson and Tamara Alexander will flock to best-selling author Kim Vogel Sawyer's prairie-set heartwarmer of high society cast-off and the western town that welcomes her. Abigail Brantley grew up in affluence and knows exactly how to behave in high society. But when she is cast from the social registers due to her father's illegal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "Cotton Pickens got where he is by virtue of a quick draw and slow wit. He knows the difference between lawbreakers you have to lock up ... and the kind you might as well just let go. Deputy Rusty Irons, ain't the sharpest tool in the shed. Someone kidnapped Rusty's mail order brides. They were probably doing Irons a favour, but a deputy in love is blind. As for the carny barkers, medicine show...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publishing Corp. 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: PBK Western Fiction Johnstone 2013

Hoang, Helen

Summary: "Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but he doesn't experience big, important emotions like love and grief. Rather than believing he processes emotions differently due to being autistic, he concludes that he's defective and decides to avoid romantic relationships. So his mother, driven to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Hoa

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P HOA

Garlock, Dorothy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAR

Johnston, Joan

Summary: When Karl Norwood's mail order bride is killed on her way to meet him, Hetty Wentworth takes her place, pretending to be the dead woman, but when Karl discovers her deception, she risks losing the man she has come to love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOH

Otsuka, Julie

Summary: This is a a novel that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides" nearly a century ago. In eight incantatory sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the picture brides' extraordinary lives, from their arduous journey by boat, where they exchange photographs of their husbands, imagining uncertain futures in an unknown land; to their arrival...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OTS

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "If anyone can get a shipment of brides to the church on time, its Bo Creel and Scratch Morton. But this time, theyll have to cross hell and high water to escort four marriage-bound beauties to a remote gold mining town in Alaska. The brides-to-be include a dangerously attractive widow, her sweet-hearted niece, and two of their friends. The roadblocks to the altar include a lecherous saloon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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McClure, Marcia Lynn

Summary: "Genieva Bankmans and Brevan McLean had agreed to a marriage of convenience when she responded to his advertisement for a wife. Yet even as their attraction to each other becomes stronger, secrets concerning the McLean family and land threaten their relationship and endanger their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

Dean, Janet.

Summary: Fleeing an arranged marriage, debutante Elizabeth Manning exchanges places with a mail-order bride bound for New Harmony, Iowa. Life on the frontier can't be worse than forced wedlock to pay her father's gambling debts. But Ted Logan's rustic lifestyle and rambunctious children prove more challenging than Elizabeth expects. She doesn't know how to be a mother or a wife. She doesn't even know...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Boggs, Johnny D.

Summary: "Micah Bishop is rescued in the Mohave Desert and hired to escort two dozen brides to the mining town of Calico, but he soon finds that things are not as they seem"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BOG

Richmond, Catherine

Summary: "When Susannah goes to Dakota territory as a mail-order bride she finds something she never dreamed she would-true love. With no prospects for marriage and her parents recently deceased, Susannah Freemont agrees to go west to the Dakota territory to marry her minister's homesteading brother, Jesse. But Susannah is painfully shy, doesn't see herself as worthy of love from either a husband or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Cabot, Amanda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cabot 2009

Landis, Jill Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LAN

Meissner, Susan

16 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed. Sophie Whalen is a young Irish immigrant so desperate to get out of a New York tenement that she answers a mail-order bride ad and agrees to marry a man she knows nothing about. San Francisco widower...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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Otsuka, Julie

Summary: Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the prospect of wartime internment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OTS

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "When those Jensen boys agree to lead a wagon of five mail-order brides across Texas, they're just asking for trouble. Pursued by a crazy ex-husband, an outlaw boyfriend, a creepy, woman-hungry clan of backwoodsmen, and a fierce, deadly band of Comanche kidnappers, it is one hard journey that could get them all killed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Johnstone 2018

Brownley, Margaret

Summary: Pinkerton detective Maggie Cartwright is tasked with going undercover as a mail order bride. Her “fiancé” is widower Garrett Thomas, aka the suspected Whistle-Stop Bandit. No sooner does Maggie arrive in Arizona Territory when she's confronted with an early wedding date—the clock is ticking on her detective work or she may end up a criminal's wife! As the day of the wedding draws near, Maggie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Brendan, Maggie

Summary: Set in 1880s Colorado, a mail order bride is full of doubts when another mail order bride arrives to marry the same man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: Bo Creel and Scratch Morton are mighty proud of themselves. They managed to deliver five mail-order brides to the New Mexico mining town of Silverhill in one piece. The town is so grateful, they want to make Bo their marshal and Scratch his deputy. Since they don't have another cargo of brides to escort, Bo and Scratch are happy to accept the jobs - and even happier to attend the weddings of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Solomon, Anna.

Summary: Tells the story of a sixteen-year-old Russian Jewish mail-order bride who finds herself stranded in the prairies of South Dakota married to a man twice her age and falling in love with her nineteen-year-old step-son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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Brennert, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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