Four orphans and their headmistress set out for Oregon in search of men looking for mail-order brides. Will they find what they are looking for? Or will fate have other plans?
Plucked from a life of uncertainty at a bordello, Lark Brockwood finds herself at the mercy of fate. A ward of the Kensington Orphanage since she was little and scarred by her past experiences with men, she dreads the prospect of being forced to join a wagon train bound for Oregon in search of eligible husbands.
A man haunted by the loss of his family, Dr. Carter Evans travels west to start anew and leave the memories of his past behind. After he sets his sights on the guarded and alluring Lark, he finds himself drawn to her despite her attempts to keep him at bay.
When an outbreak of measles threatens the lives of everyone on the wagon train, including Lark, the journey west takes a dangerous turn. With Lark’s health rapidly deteriorating, Carter must do everything in his power to save her, even if it means laying bare his own vulnerabilities to prove to her that she is deserving of love and that she’s worth fighting for.
Will they be able to overcome their pasts and forge a future together, or will their love be lost to the peril of their journey? This is a timeless tale of love, redemption, and the power of second chances, set against the backdrop of the American West and a time when anything was possible, and the future was unwritten.
Abby Johnson is on the run from an arranged marriage she never wanted. In an effort to escape her fate, she embarks on a journey to Oregon on a wagon train.
William Campbell is being pursued by the Pinkertons for a crime he did not commit. He knows his brother is the real culprit, but with the Pinkertons closing in, he must quickly find a way out. His solution is to join the next wagon train headed west and far away from Missouri.
When Abby discovers she cannot join the wagon train without a husband, she hatches a plan with William to pretend to be married until they reach Oregon. Despite their vastly different personalities, the two must work together to ensure their safe arrival. But what happens when the Pinkertons finally catch up with William and arrest him? Can he prove his innocence and clear his name?
The journey to Oregon is full of challenges and compromises, but one thing is for certain: nothing will be the same for Abby and William after they reach their destination.
War is brewing in the town of Stone Rivers, and flower shop owner Nicole Jones is in the middle of it.
When the new owner of the Moore Ranch won’t allow the town to use the barn for the Valentine’s Day Dance, Nicole doesn’t hesitate to confront the tyrant. His ego is as big as the barn, and he doesn’t care whom he has to take down to get his money out of the property. To not only save the town’s event but to stand up for the event’s legacy, she becomes a crusader, leaving no stone unturned in her quest to get the new owner to say yes. She is determined to not only plan the dance of a lifetime but also to shut down the greedy Derek Moore.
If there is one thing country western singer and star Derek Moore knows, it’s painful memories. His family has owned the Moore Ranch for more years than he can count, and although he loved going there every summer, he can’t face the memories the property holds. He’s looking to sell the place, and what he doesn’t need is a big town event messing up the barn or his plans. The problem is that everyone in the town of Stone Rivers doesn’t understand, and now the flower shop owner and the planner of the event decided to wage war on him.
Who will win in the battle of the barn? And what will happen at Stone River’s annual Valentine’s Day Dance?
COMING FEBRUARY 6, 2023
“All is fair in love and . . . the pear pie wars.”
“All is fair in love and the Pear Pie Wars.”
In the world of love and pastry, nothing is off-limits. Tori Bevan grew up listening to her grandmother’s mantra as she tirelessly competed against her arch-nemesis, Ben Holden, in the annual Clarksville Pear Festival pie competition. Despite Grandma Bevan’s best efforts, the blue ribbon has eluded her for more years than she wants to admit, always falling into the hands of the Holden family. But this year, Tori is determined to change the outcome and win the prize once and for all.
Dane Holden fled his small hometown and his grandparents’ pear farm with no intention of looking back. But when his business ventures flop, leaving him jobless and homeless, he has no choice but to return for the annual festival at the request of his grandfather.
Despite her initial animosity towards him, Tori begins to find herself drawn to her ex after all these years. But just as things heat up between the two, Dane’s past comes back to haunt him, threatening to destroy everything Tori has worked towards.
Will the Bevan family finally claim victory and reign supreme at the festival? Or will the Holden dynasty continue its reign and hold onto the coveted blue ribbon once more?
Cullen McCray is a man haunted by loss. With his first wife’s ghost a constant presence in his mind, he shuns the world, seeking solace alone in the mountains. But fate has other plans, and when tragedy strikes and his estranged brother, Clint, dies, Cullen is left to pick up the pieces and care for Clint’s young daughter. As he struggles to deal with his newfound responsibilities, a mysterious woman appears, claiming to be Clint’s fiancée and the future Mrs. McCray.
Maggie Colton is a city girl with dreams of a life filled with love and adventure, but she soon realizes the reality of her situation is far from what she expected. Upon her arrival in Lone Hollow, she discovers that her fiancé is dead, and her new home is a crumbling ranch house, a dilapidated guest house, and a barn in dire need of repair.
As Maggie tries to navigate the lies she was told, she finds herself drawn to the enigmatic Cullen. Will he be able to lay the demons of his past to rest and open his heart to a new beginning? Or will he send Maggie back before her bags are unpacked? Only time will tell in this tale of love, loss, and the power of the human spirit to rise from the ashes.