Author: Julia Ridgmont

On the Wings of Hope by Julia Ridgmont

On the Wings of Hope by Julia Ridgmont

Betting against all odds goes against her nature, but more is at stake than her comfort and security. This time her heart is on the line as well. April 1882 Ariana Stover has always played by the rules. She’s seen the devastating consequences that breaking them brings, and she wouldn’t wish it upon her worst enemy. That’s why she throws caution to the wind and […]

February 12, 2021 / 0 Comments
A Christmas Groom for Maddie by Julia Ridgmont

A Christmas Groom for Maddie by Julia Ridgmont

She’s trying to convince others to believe in her dream. He’s trying to convince her that he believes in her. But when everything she’s worked for starts to unravel, can he help her find another dream? Denver 1885 If there’s one thing that Madeline Baldwin loathes more than having to play the part of Mrs. Claus next to her childhood nemesis, Winston Reed as Santa, […]

December 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
Her Only Hope by Julia Ridgmont

Her Only Hope by Julia Ridgmont

Running from her father’s murderer might keep her safe for a while, but it won’t protect her heart. January 1882 Alexandra Carter was supposed to marry Jacob Mahoney. At least, that was what her younger self believed when he worked in her father’s blacksmith shop years ago. At that impressionable age, she could have watched his well-muscled arms perform such manly work for hours. But […]

August 28, 2020 / 0 Comments
An Agent for Amaryllis by Julia Ridgmont

An Agent for Amaryllis by Julia Ridgmont

Trouble always seems to find her. If only he hadn’t been raised to help a maiden in need. Will they find strength in each other and the courage to love? June 1878 Amaryllis Flanders—Amy for short—is tired of her sister, Jessica, constantly reprimanding her for her boyish ways. She wants to be involved in more than mindless housework or helping to tend her sister and […]

July 10, 2020 / 0 Comments
A Lumberjack for Christmas by Julia Ridgmont

A Lumberjack for Christmas by Julia Ridgmont

She’s running from an unwanted suitor. He’s avoiding his family obligations. When two small children need them to step in as parents, their hearts will bind in love. 1896 – Arizona Territory Molly Crismon has a plan. As soon as she’s finished helping the couple in charge of taking a trainload of orphans to the Midwest to find homes for them, she’s going on to […]

July 2, 2020 / 0 Comments
An Agent for Sarah by Julia Ridgmont

An Agent for Sarah by Julia Ridgmont

He’s been hired to catch the person trying to stop an important wedding. Too bad he doesn’t want the wedding to happen, either. May 1878 When Mark Wilson rescued young Sarah Packard from the blazing inferno that was supposed to kill both her and her parents seven years ago, the only thing that mattered to him was their safety. Now she’s all set to marry […]

June 5, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Trouble with Lucy by Julia Ridgmont

The Trouble with Lucy by Julia Ridgmont

He traveled to the ends of the earth for her, and is now seeking her hand in marriage. But what if she wants to give it to his brother instead? Belle, Wyoming, 1882 It all started fifteen years ago with a bald-faced lie. When John Turnpike started paying attention to young and impressionable Lucy Mae Jackson, she thought it might lead to a marriage proposal. […]

March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
Hope Springs Eternal by Julia Ridgmont

Hope Springs Eternal by Julia Ridgmont

Carving out a new life in Oregon isn’t for the faint of heart. Neither is becoming a mail-order bride. For 36-year-old Susannah Eversoll, starting over after her husband’s suicide, not to mention betrayal, is what she feels the need to do. So she arranges for herself and her grown daughter, Melissa, to become mail-order brides farther west in the town of Hope Hollow, Oregon. But […]

January 30, 2020 / 1 Comment
A Home for Christmas by Julia Ridgmont

A Home for Christmas by Julia Ridgmont

They’re willing to risk everything for a new life together, but are they ready to take a chance on love? 1881 Oregon The only way of life that spinster Leah Ackerman has known for the past several years is one of poverty and servitude. When a chance encounter with a woman looking for a bride for her brother thrusts Leah into an entirely different world […]

December 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
A Glimmer of Hope by Julia Ridgmont

A Glimmer of Hope by Julia Ridgmont

She’s traveling west to help her mother begin a new life as a mail-order bride. What she doesn’t know is that she is about to become a mail-order bride, too. 1881 Oregon Melissa Eversoll Burgess’s hope of a wonderful life with her first husband went up in smoke the day she married him. Not only was his abuse difficult to take, but she also learned […]

November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments