Chapman Mail Order Brides
3 Book Bundle Box SeteBook - 2014
Now available as a Bundle Box Set, all 3 Chapman Mail Order Brides Books. Mail Order Bride Marion: This is the first book of The Chapman Mail Order Bride series and it picks up the story of the three mail order brides destined to marry the three Chapman brothers. Marion Johnson arrives by coach in Twin Falls, Idaho, along with Maggie Clement and Melody Hanson, on their way to a remote cabin in the Snake River wilderness. They find Parker, Paul, and Prescott Chapman waiting to take them by wagon the rest of the way to their new home. The three men and the three women evaluate one another for the first time, establishing first impressions and first attractions. Marion's heart sinks when she discovers that, unlike his brothers, her intended groom, Paul, hasn't even bothered to change out of his work clothes to meet his future wife. Marion finds herself drawn instead to the dapper Prescott, while Maggie, originally matched with practical Parker, develops an attraction for the maverick Paul. On the first evening of their journey to their homestead, they all decide to recombine their pairings to better suit their tastes. The party stops at the cabin for two weeks so the brothers can take advantage of deer season to bolster their food supply for winter. The women stay in the cabin, while the men camp in the barn until they can travel to Boise, Idaho, to get married. In the meantime, they all begin to get to know each other better, leading to further complications and conflicts. Deeper attachments and attractions form between the brides and the brothers. Meanwhile, all three brides harbor their own secret motivations for leaving their homes for the hardship and uncertainty of the frontier. Petite but always helpful, Melody hasn't spoken to anyone since she boarded the train in Cleveland. She presents the greatest mystery. Mail Order Maggie: Book 2 chronicles the adventures of Maggie Clement in her quest for love and marriage among the Chapman brothers of Snake River, Idaho. Now that the eldest brother Parker is set to marry Marion Johnson, chaos ensues for Maggie and fellow mail-order bride Melody Hanson. Neither of the remaining two brothers wants to marry either Maggie or Melody. Worst of all, the whole group is about to set off for Boise, Idaho, to get married. Can Maggie win the heart of maverick Paul in time? At the same time, Maggie struggles to come to grips with her new environment and the demands of a new way of life. Marion and Melody try to help her any way they can and teach her the skills she needs to survive. Cast adrift in the remote wilderness with only their prospective grooms for company and assistance, the three women grow closer until they feel like real sisters. But this same closeness only results in deeper conflicts and hurt feelings as the women vie for the attention and affections of the men. Maggie soon discovers that no one can teach her the way to her future husband's heart. She will have to find that path for herself, and it could turn out much different than she expects. Mail Order Melody: Mail Order Melody concludes the Chapman Mail Order Bride Series, unraveling the mystery of Melody Hansen. After Melody's intended groom, Prescott, runs off to the altar with Maggie Clement, Melody finds herself alone on the steps of the church with the surly and intransigent middle brother, Paul. Despite his repeated assertions that he doesn't want to get married, Paul cannot bring himself to defy the directives of his older brother, Parker, by leaving Melody unmarried and abandoned at the church door. He accompanies her to the altar, where they complete the ceremony. He hears her speak for the first time when she says, "I do."Paul finds out who and what his new bride really is, and she isn't at all what he expected. --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Gold Crown, 2014.
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource
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