Author: Zina Abbott

Kate’s Railroad Chef by Zina Abbott

Kate’s Railroad Chef by Zina Abbott

Kate Flanagan came to Jubilee Springs as a mail order bride for one of the local miners. Although she initially preferred another man with whom she corresponded, the major draw for accepting the proposal she did was that her sister lived in the same town. Only after she arrives does she realize another woman has claimed his heart. Garland McAllister works as the Jubilee Springs […]

January 12, 2021 / 0 Comments
A Shopkeeper for Christmas by Zina Abbott

A Shopkeeper for Christmas by Zina Abbott

Eva Barker cared for her father until his death. Now past the age most women marry, she does not know what to do with her life. Unhappy working for others at a wage that barely supports her, she allows her roommate to talk her into responding to an advertisement placed by a man looking for a wife. He has a young son who needs a […]

December 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
Gift of Restitution by Zina Abbott

Gift of Restitution by Zina Abbott

The gift of peace of spirit that comes from restitution. Ling Loi, originally from Canton, China, fled to Minnesota with Luke McDaniels. While still in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain, they both escaped two scoundrels, Canadian-born Charley Jardine and American-born Tex Wilson, who trapped Luke into helping them abduct Ling Loi from a stagecoach. Luke abducted her again to free her from the Chinatown On […]

November 16, 2020 / 0 Comments
Mail Order Lorena by Zina Abbott

Mail Order Lorena by Zina Abbott

Trusting the acceptable wrong man led to the ruin of her life and self-respect. Can trusting the unacceptable right man return to her what was lost? The man who promised to provide and protect left Lorena Mayfield to do the providing and protecting. She went from being the daughter of a respected Little Rock, Arkansas clergyman and widow of a fallen Confederate officer to living […]

July 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
Mail Order Roslyn by Zina Abbott

Mail Order Roslyn by Zina Abbott

Roslyn Welsh is sent by stagecoach to Junction City to marry a man with whom her aunt and guardian, without Roslyn’s knowledge, had been corresponding. His requirements for a wife were that she must be at least twenty-one years of age with a family Bible for proof, and she must have no children. Only, Roslyn is not quite twenty-one, she has a baby, and her […]

May 2, 2020 / 0 Comments
Hannah’s Handkerchief by Zina Abbott

Hannah’s Handkerchief by Zina Abbott

At the officers’ dance, she gave him her handkerchief. Knowing he would be assigned to the western forts of Kansas, he told her, “Remember me.” With her blonde hair and blue eyes, Hannah Atwell, a Kansas farmer’s daughter, knows she is pretty—and she enjoys pretty things. She spent her life striving to be the perfect, obedient daughter. She feels she is destined for something more […]

March 27, 2020 / 0 Comments
Kendrick by Zina Abbott

Kendrick by Zina Abbott

Kendrick Denham left his family farm back east, fought in the war with Mexico, then answered gold’s call after it was discovered in California. In late 1852, when he reached Columbia, known as “The Gem of the Southern Mines,” he realized the easy-to-find placer gold was no longer that easy to find. He decided he would do better providing fresh meat to the townspeople. With […]

February 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Nathan’s Nurse by Zina Abbott

Nathan’s Nurse by Zina Abbott

With her invalid father’s passing, it is time for Dahlia Greenleaf to move on with her life. Considered an old maid, marriage prospects where she lives are slim and job opportunities non-existent. Her brother suggests applying to the Colorado Bridal Agency, and she agrees—anything to get away from her demanding sister-in-law. Full of hope, she travels by train to marry the miner in Jubilee Springs […]

December 27, 2019 / 0 Comments
Two Sisters and the Christmas Groom by Zina Abbott

Two Sisters and the Christmas Groom by Zina Abbott

Annie Flanagan happily moves to Jubilee Springs to work as a maid for Delly Nighy, the daughter of her former New York City employer. Very few know that her next younger sister, Kate, has signed up with the Colorado Bridal Agency and started writing to an Irish miner, Michael O’Hare, in the same town. Both Annie and her mother back in New York grow concerned […]

October 23, 2019 / 0 Comments
Escape from Gold Mountain by Zina Abbott

Escape from Gold Mountain by Zina Abbott

He never wished to abduct her. Can he help her escape? Ling Loi came from Canton, China; Luke McDaniels from Minnesota. Each of them find themselves trapped in situations from which they desperately wish to escape. As two unscrupulous men deny them their freedom and threaten their lives, they cross paths in the raucous gold mining town of Lundy high in the eastern Sierra Nevada […]

September 5, 2019 / 0 Comments