June 18, 2013

A Bride For All Seasons

A Bride for all Seasons is a book packed full of fun stories about four different women on their journey to meet the men God will use to change their lives!

In first story “And Then Came Spring” by Margaret Brownley, you meet mail-order bride Mary-Jo Parker. 

When Mary Jo arrives in Colton, Kansas, she makes a shocking discovery.  The man she was supposed to marry is dead!  

She had been corresponding with Dan for months.  However, he had left out one important detail when they made plans to marry; a young son comes along with deal!!!  Mary Jo is still adjusting to this young boy when soon meets Sheriff Tom Garrett, her dead fiancĂ©’s brother.  The story gets very interesting at this point!

Next, you’ll meet Ellie in An Ever-After Summer” by Debra Clopton. 

After losing both of her parents shortly after her birth, Ellie is looking to start a new chapter in her life.  She answers an ad placed by widower Matt McConnell who is looking for someone to help raise his 2 year old daughter.

Matt wrote his ad with no room for misunderstanding—Bible believers need not apply. When Ellie shows up in town carrying her Bible, Matt’s so desperate for her help that he accepts!

What follows is a fun tale as Matt and Ellie start to learn the truth about each other!

You are introduced to Luvena Abbott in “Autumn’s Angel” by Robin Lee Hatcher as she travels with her nieces and nephew to meet her intended, Clay Birch.

Clay has shock of his life as he was expecting he future wife to arrive with no children! 

Luvena and Clay have some big decisions to make concerning how to move ahead.  Will Luvena become his employee at his new theater or become his new wife?

In “Winter Wedding Bells” Mary Connealy, you meet Megan McBride. 

She has come to Chicago to meet her future husband and his 2 young boys.  Megan is taken by surprise when she meets a father looking for someone to care for his sons because he thinks he is dying!!!

The family begins a trip across America to their home in Wyoming.  On the way, Megan realizes her new husband is quite wealthy and also that he is not dying!  Megan still can see life in his eyes.  Now she just has to convince him that God may have more time for him here on earth!

I received this book from Thomas Nelson in exchange for my unbiased review