- Publisher: Jenny Creek Tanner & Fire Up Your Goals LLC
- Available in: Kindle
- Published: August 9, 2015
As Winnie Cummins reads the latest letter from Mr. Russell Hanson with her sisters looking over her shoulder, the words “Will you marry me?” make her heart skip a beat. . .
But her eldest sister forbids her to marry without a fitting courtship, and they strike a deal that will change all of their lives.
It’s 1862, and four orphaned sisters find themselves in the bustling city of Yankton in the Dakota Territory when one of them accepts a marriage proposal from a young man who needs to marry to stake a homestead claim. In this clean Western romance series, author Jenny Creek Tanner weaves a heartwarming tale of the love the sisters have for each other, and the love they find with the rugged men of the homestead prairies of Dakota.
˃˃˃ Meet Winnie Cummins. . .
She’s traded several letters from Russell Hanson after she answered a mail-order bride advertisement. . .and now he’s proposed marriage and agreed to pay her way to travel to Yankton. But Russell doesn’t yet know of the deal she had to make with her oldest sister so she could make the trip.
˃˃˃ Meet Russell Hanson. . .
He discovered that he needed to be twenty-one years of age before he could stake a claim, but the good land is going fast and he can’t wait. With the help of his best friend, he decides to advertise for a young woman willing to marry so they can build a homestead together, and is thrilled when he receives a letter from Winnie.
But Winnie hasn’t told her sisters the whole story, especially her older sister Callie.
Will Callie forbid Russell to marry Winnie?
Will Winnie defy her sister and destroy the childhood pact they made when their parents died so many years ago?
Will Russell be forced to wait for his next birthday before he can stake a claim?
Or will Winnie and Russell find a way to begin their new lives together as husband and wife on a homestead claim?
This book is the first in the series, and can be read as a stand-alone book.