The anonymous bride / Vickie McDonough.

By: McDonough, Vickie [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: McDonough, Vickie, Texas boardinghouse brides: book 1.Publisher: Uhrichsville, OH : Barbour Pub., c2010Description: 367 p. ; 19 cmISBN: 9781620297179; 9781602606968 ; 160260696X Subject(s): Mail order brides -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Texas -- FictionGenre/Form: Christian fiction. | Love stories. DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "It's been years, but Luke Davis is back--older and wiser--and still alone. Returning as Lookout's new town marshal, Luke is determined to face the past and move on. But when he discovers that the woman who betrayed him is now a widow, all his plans fall at his feet. Rachel has carried her guilty shame for eleven years. Her marriage to James Hamilton was not what Luke or the town thought it to be. Now James is dead, and Luke is back. Could they possibly fall in love a second time? Rachel begs his forgiveness, but Luke finds he has none to give. And then the brides arrive. Three of them--ordered for Luke through newspaper ads by his incorrigible cousins. The only place in town for them to stay is Rachel's boardinghouse. And none of the ladies is willing to let Luke go. When choosing a bride becomes a contest, the chaos that ensues is almost funny. When the mayor forces Luke to pick a bride or lose his job, will Luke listen to his heart that still longs for Rachel or choose one of the mail-order brides?"--P. [4] of cover.
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"It's been years, but Luke Davis is back--older and wiser--and still alone. Returning as Lookout's new town marshal, Luke is determined to face the past and move on. But when he discovers that the woman who betrayed him is now a widow, all his plans fall at his feet. Rachel has carried her guilty shame for eleven years. Her marriage to James Hamilton was not what Luke or the town thought it to be. Now James is dead, and Luke is back. Could they possibly fall in love a second time? Rachel begs his forgiveness, but Luke finds he has none to give. And then the brides arrive. Three of them--ordered for Luke through newspaper ads by his incorrigible cousins. The only place in town for them to stay is Rachel's boardinghouse. And none of the ladies is willing to let Luke go. When choosing a bride becomes a contest, the chaos that ensues is almost funny. When the mayor forces Luke to pick a bride or lose his job, will Luke listen to his heart that still longs for Rachel or choose one of the mail-order brides?"--P. [4] of cover.

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