Kate Williams has been living a miserable life ever since her father died. Her step-mother, Bertha is a bitter, vengeful woman and the dark bruises on Kate’s arms serve as a daily reminder as to just how bad some days can get.
When an opportunity presents itself, Kate decides to take a chance on finding true love and happiness. With the help of her dearest friend, Laura, and the vivacious Mrs Livingston, she soon embarks on a journey that will see her leave Kansas and head north to Montana to become a mail order bride.
Ethan Wright knows heartache. At just twenty two years of age, he’s certainly lived through his fair share. Both his Ma and Pa are gone, and now too is his older brother, leaving him the sole guardian of his adorable, yet mischievous young niece, Emily.
But Ethan doesn’t know the first thing about raising a little girl. His farm is suffering, and he’s fallen terribly behind on the domestic front. He’s drowning in pots and pans and if he doesn’t do something soon, then little Emily might just be taken away from him for good. So Ethan does the only thing there is left to do, he sends off a letter for Boulder Valley’s first ever mail order bride.
Northern Delights is a sweet tale of loss and longing, hardship and grief. It’s a story of romance that defies the common definitions, finding love and beauty in the most unexpected places.
“We’ll be each other’s light in the darkest of days.”
Northern Delights is Book 1 in the Encompassed Mail Order Bride series.