Mail Order Brides of Pine Ridge2 books in series
The Bride & the Twins Publisher's Summary
How can a German immigrant in New York, who barely speaks English, find a husband and true love? Can a successful rancher in Colorado get over the heartbreak of losing his beloved wife and learn to love again?
Before her death, Cole Tanner’s beloved wife, Amelia, insists that Cole remarry and find happiness in the arms of another woman. Fulfilling her promise to Amelia, Cole’s sister, Grace, places an advert for a mail order bride on his behalf. When young, beautiful Catarina Mueller arrives at his ranch, Cole wants nothing to do with her.
Searching for a home where she can belong, Catarina knows her situation is hopeless. Cole will never love her nor accept her as his wife. While Cole’s son befriends her, his twin sister despises her on sight.
Time passes, and Cole finally realizes the treasure he has under his roof. He is falling in love with Catarina, and when a bull attacks him and leaves him to die, Catarina is there to help him heal.
Yet, tragedy strikes again when Cole finally realizes he loves Catarina. His unhappy daughter denounces them all. She runs into the woods, and smack into a hornet's nest. It is Catarina who selflessly pulls her to safety and saves the girl’s life.
Catarina has done all she can to win over Cole and his children. Now, it is up to them. Will Catarina ever find a place to belong?