Book List in Order:107 titles

  • Poor Miss Tumilson finds her husband dead before she can consummate her marriage, but that’s the least of her problems. It turns out her husband’s friend thinks she murdered him and is determined to do whatever it takes to prove it....



  • Miss Kitty Farrow is under no illusion that her guardian cares anything about her, but when she finds out he wagered her in a gentleman's bet, she's in a state of complete shock. Not only has her choice in picking her own husband been taken away from...


  • Miss Emilia Stewart's life faces immediate ruin. Her friend made a little slip of the tongue, and now Lord Valentine thinks Emilia's in love with him.This is Lord Valentine of all gentlemen! Not only is he unfashionable and socially inept, but the me...


  • “Stop stuttering, Jack. Don’t be so clumsy. What’s wrong with you?” Over and over, Jack Warren heard such words his entire life from his father and others. When his brother comes across an ad looking for hired hands in Lincoln...


  • Ever since Wade Gray lost his ranch and his son, he’s had one mission: get both of them back. After a year, he has his son. Now it’s time to get the ranch. With all his careful planning, he realizes he might not make it back. He’s u...


  • Ada Wilcox never thought her brother would answer a mail-order bride ad on her behalf. Worse, he’s sold her–sight unseen–to a complete stranger. As she travels to Nebraska, she doesn’t know whether to be angry with her brother...


  • They say a proper lady follows the rules. She lets the gentleman take the lead. She obeys her chaperone. She is soft spoken and careful in everything she says and does. She doesn’t intrude into a gentleman’s business. And she most certain...


  • Sometimes the right person comes at the worst possible time…Having suffered through the horrors of the Civil War, ex-doctor Thayne Jackson believes he’s the worst possible candidate for marriage. He has chosen, instead, to live a quiet an...






  • Colleen O’Hara’s friend is playing matchmaker. Not only is her friend tossing her a bridal bouquet, but she has the perfect man in mind for her to marry. All she needs is Colleen’s permission to give Mr. Perfect her email address. A...


  • Most gentlemen wait to get married because they want time to enjoy being a bachelor before taking on the responsibilities of a married gentleman. Baldwin Darby, the Duke of Edmondstone, isn’t one of them. The life of a rogue never appealed to him. ...


  • Lillian Christian had a simple plan…All she had to do was sneak out of Virginia before her brother forced her to marry a man in order to get money. She was nothing but a commodity for her brother to sell, and she wasn’t going to have any ...


  • What happens after the happy ending?Usually, once the characters have their happy ending, there’s no more to say to their story. With Dave and Mary Larson, however, Eye of the Beholder was just the beginning. To Have and To Hold was the continuatio...


  • Valentine Silverton has enjoyed comfort and luxury his entire life. Then, all at once, the family fortune vanishes, and he’s a pauper. The only recourse he has is to find a wealthy heiress. But he doesn’t want to just find just any wealthy heires...


  • A duke who has imprisoned himself in an attic for nine years is in need of a wife…Evander Meyrick, the Duke of Sutherton, has lived the past thirteen years under a curse. He didn’t know just how bad the curse was until every lady he marri...


  • On her 21st birthday, Ophelia was due to marry her guardian. Only she didn’t know it.Miss Ophelia Crowe has led an extremely sheltered life. After her parents died when she was five, she went to live at her guardian’s country estate. She went on ...


  • Miss Heather Duff met the love of her life. Then she let him go. And now she's determined to get him back. If there's one thing Heather regrets, it's that she let Lord Powell go. She listened to other people tell her what to do, so when Lord Powell p...


  • Madeline Thompson, the woman the outlaws were looking for at the beginning of Boaz’s Wager (Book 2 in the Montana Collection), has finally arrived in Lewistown, Montana, but no one knew she was coming because she had disguised herself as a man. She...


  • From the time they were children, Annabelle Larson hasn't liked Ben Martin. Ben and her brother used to get into all kinds of trouble, and though her brother's led the schemes, Ben's never done anything to put a stop to them. And since she's been sub...


  • Lewis Cotter, the Earl of Pruett, has just inherited his title, and his first order of business is to find a wife. He never thought he would need to get married, but after the death of his older brother, it’s up to him to secure the estate.While he...


  • Natalie Harper has just married the man of her dreams. All of her life, she has wanted a husband who would be kind, gentle, and handsome. She wanted a companion she could share her life with. Mark Larson fulfills all of those dreams. And she couldn't...


  • Nicholas Lidgate, the Duke of Ravenshire, needs to marry a lady who comes from a wealthy family. His father left a large sum of debt, and if he doesn’t pay it off, he’ll be sent to debtor’s prison. He has two very important advantages. One, he ...


  • Anthony (Tony) Larson and his twin brother, Mark, have been asked to marry one of the two unfortunate women who are in need of a husband. One woman is Velma Murdoch and the other is Natalie Harper.Tony falls in love with Velma as soon as he meets her...


  • Lord Whitney is intelligent, rich, and good looking. But he’s also boring. Despite his notable attributes, he has nothing worthwhile to contribute to the gentlemen he would love to establish friendships with. One thing he’s noticed is that all t...


  • On her wedding day, Patricia Cotter, the widowed Lady of Pruett, signed a contract agreeing to the following:1. She would never look at her husband’s face.2. She would never remove the sheets covering the mirrors.3. She would never ask her husband ...


  • Brad Bachman, Earl of Youngtown, is the most predictable and orderly gentleman in London. In fact, there is no other gentleman more concerned with having every strand of hair in place or making sure everything in his townhouse is neat and tidy. Also,...


  • A mail order bride. A scarred settler. Will love stake its claim or send them packing?Angela Frank is tired of teaching other people’s children. Her job is a constant reminder that she has no family of her own and no prospects for a hometown husban...


  • A liberated widow. An impoverished earl. A forced marriage may be just what they needed…Lady Candace Daniel is finally free from her cruel, abusive husband. He’s in no position to order her around from six-feet under. And with all the fun she’s...


  • A broken-hearted divorcee. A pregnant survivor. Can they turn an unwanted marriage… into love?Wyoming, 1866. Brandon Herman wants to drink away his heartache. Divorced, disgraced, and out of work, the last thing he wants to do is marry again. When ...






  • Sebastian Egan, Viscount Erandon, needs a significant amount of money in order to pay off his brother's debts.  The sooner he gets it, the better.  But he's not exactly what ladies are looking for.  Having lost half of his right leg while at sea, ...


  • Titled gentlemen are supposed to be perfect. Whether it be good looks, charm, or eloquent speech, everyone expects an earl to be refined in every way. And if the earl isn’t, he risks being shamed by the Ton. No one knows this better than Landon Tai...


  • Thaddeus (Tad) Darkin, the Duke of Lambeth, used to be a rake. In fact, before Lord Edon was scandalizing the Ton, Tad was the one everyone was talking about. Many gentlemen secretly wished they had his charm with the ladies. All reputable ladies wer...


  • When Joe Otto accepted the job to lead a wagon train to California, the last thing he expected was to be asked to marry Mr. Heller’s daughter. Still pining over the one that got away, he’s not sure he has it in him to open his heart to another w...


  • Carl Richie’s wife took delight in making him miserable, often reminding him she wished she’d married someone much more deserving. So when she dies, it's no great loss. His problems, however, are far from over. His father left him twenty acres an...


  • What Lord Worsley really wants is a wife who can excite him, but what he ended up with was an engagement borne of necessity to his sister’s friend. So when Miss Damara Onslow intercepts his carriage on his way to his country estate, he’s immediat...


  • Eric Johnson’s real mail order bride shows up later than expected, and she quickly learns he is already married. Now Allie Jones is stuck in a small Colorado town with no way to leave. She must either marry the only suitable bachelor or risk being ...


  • PLEASE NOTE: This is a flash fiction story. It is only 1,200 words long.This is the unofficial epilogue to The Marriage Agreement. For those of you who wanted Laura’s mother to get her happy ending, this one’s for you!...


  • esse Palmer headed to Omaha with his expectant wife and his mother-in-law. When his wife dies in childbirth, his mother-in-law blames him. And worse, she refuses to let him take care of his son. In order to get his son back, he needs to marry someone...


  • Helena, Melissa, and Chloe are arranging marriages, but not all will go smoothly on the way to a happily ever after…Warren Beaufort, the Earl of Steinbeck, prides himself on having the best of the best. From his furnishings in his townhouse to his ...


  • Eric Johnson has been writing to his mail-order bride for months, and at long last, the day she’s due to arrive has come. Only, the young lady who comes off the stagecoach isn’t at all what he expected. She's homely in appearance, and she has an ...


  • Helena, Melissa, and Chloe are still arranging marriages, but not all will go smoothly on the way to a happily ever after…Dr. Derek Westward has been happy living his life doing everything possible to upset the Ton. Second to his occupation, it’s...


  • When Phoebe Durbin answers a mail-order bride ad, she doesn't realize the groom-to-be didn't post it. Worse, the day she arrives at her destination, she learns he doesn't even want to get married. Having nowhere else to go, she convinces him to give ...


  • Helena, Melissa, and Chloe have started arranging marriages, but not all will go smoothly on the way to a happily ever after…Mr. Malcolm Jasper prides himself on his immaculate reputation, and he’s decided it’s time to get married so he can sta...


  • Richard Larson has secretly loved Amanda for years, but it wasn't until she had nowhere else to turn that he had the courage to propose a marriage of convenience. Now as they make their way to Omaha, Nebraska for a new life, he wonders if she might e...


  • The Bride's Choice by Ruth Ann Nordin: “Stop stuttering, Jack. Don’t be so clumsy. What’s wrong with you?” Over and over, Jack Warren heard such words his entire life from his father and others. When his brother comes across an ad looking for...


  • The new queen has been crowned, and her first order of business is to pick a husband. Thankfully, her dilemma is put off by her first mission: a trip to the lost city of Atlantis on planet Earth. Or...this might be the trip that leads her to the righ...


  • Five years after becoming queen, Ann has enjoyed peace and prosperity on Raz. She has everything she’s ever wanted: a loving husband and children. Then, one day, an alien species seeks an alliance with her world, and this is just the beginning… O...


  • A lone traveler arrives at an old house in the middle of the night. Even creepier than the house is the man who lives there. But not everything is as it seems. This is a flash fiction story, and it's about 980 words long....


  • Orlando Emmett, the Earl of Reddington, has one regret in his life: letting the lady of his dreams go. Before he could make his feelings known to Miss Chloe Boyle, he found out she married Lord Hawkins. Night after night, he’d think of all the thin...






  • After losing all of his money in a reckless bet, Logan Breckman, the Earl of Toplyn, needs to marry a lady from a wealthy family–and fast. So he does the only thing he can think of and picks one at random to trick into marriage.Unfortunately for Mi...


  • Ann Kerwin has been the queen of Raz for a couple years, and everything is going along great. She still has much to learn, but she’s settled into a comfortable routine. Best of all, she’s happy with Hathor and their little girl. But in one instan...


  • Camden Hollis, the Duke of Ashbourne, needs to pay off his brother’s debts, but all he has is a troubled estate. So when he hears that Lady Seyton is known for teaching ladies what to do to secure marriages by the end of the Season, he comes to her...


  • Harriett Larson has been in love with Stan Craftsman for years, but he’s never paid any attention to her. Instead, his focus has always been on her twin sister. So when Stan proposes to Harriett, she knows it’s only because he needs a mother for ...


  • Tiffany Clark recently had her 35th birthday, and she isn't married, something that worries her parents to no end. To make matters worse, her sister's wedding is quickly approaching and Tiffany has no date. When her mom threatens to pair her up with ...


  • Ann Kerwin never expected her life would be anymore exciting than the boring routine of going from class to class at the local college in pursuit of her degree. Then one day, a handsome young man tells her she's destined to be ruler of another planet...


  • Lord Davenport and Lord Pennella have just made a bet for the hand of Miss Regina Giles. The gentleman she chooses wins the loser’s estate.It’s the most daring wager at White’s, and quite possibly the most foolish. Toby York, the Earl of Davenp...


  • For as long as Patty Dixon can remember, she’s been in love with Greg Wilson. The problem? He doesn’t want to marry her. In fact, he doesn’t want to marry anyone. And all of her attempts to get his attention hasn’t worked. Except, there’s o...


  • “A hardworking gentleman of 26 years old, 6 feet, owner of a small cabin who lives off the land desires marriage. Lady must be between 18-25 years, have a loving disposition, and be willing to mother a baby boy. Though comforts will be few, would l...


  • What Boaz Grady wants more than anything else is to have his children living with him. But in order to get them back, he needs to marry a woman who’ll be their mother. Eva Connealy left Omaha, Nebraska to be a school teacher in Washington. While in...


  • Finally, Season after Season of not being able to secure a wife, Lord Clement’s life is changed for the better when a beautiful stranger kisses him. Now he has a wife who has it all: beauty, passion, and excitement. What more could a gentleman want...


  • Kent Ashton has returned to America in search of a new start, a chance to live a quiet and unassuming life. But fate has other plans.After spending time in Ireland, Kent Ashton has returned to America. It’s his chance at a new start, and he’s det...


  • In Falling In Love With Her Husband, Kent Ashton was the villain… Or at least that is how Ann Statesman and Todd Brothers saw him.But was he really? Why did he really end his courtship with Ann? Was his scandalous behavior with Rebecca Johnson the ...


  • All Sandy Davis wants is to forget about romance. Romance is for other people, not for her. She’s been rejected too many times and doesn’t want anything else to do with it. To escape, she writes an epic fantasy, picturing herself as the queen who...


  • Will she choose marriage to avoid a scandal?From the moment Mister Christopher Robinson meets Lady Richfield at a ball, he is enchanted with her. But Agatha Lyons has no desire to enslave herself to another cold husband. She’s very happy as a widow...


  • From the moment Mark Tanner sees Lexie Rogers, he knows she’s destined to be his wife. There is only one problem: her fiancé. Mark knows she’s better off with him, but can he convince her of that before it’s too late?Lexie’s mother has plann...


  • Ethan Silverton, the Lord of Edon, is very content with his life. He’s carefully sculpted it so that everyone thinks he’s a notorious rake. For years, he’s worked hard to build his reputation to secure his place as the most undesirable bachelor...


  • When Mitch Grady goes to a saloon to take his wayward brother home, he finds that his brother’s horse isn’t the only thing being offered in a poker game. Heather Curtiss’ brother has bet her as well. Vowing an innocent woman won’t be forced t...


  • Disclaimer: Substitute Bride used to be under my pen name Kate Page. I have decided to get rid of Kate Page to simplify my life. So I am republishing it under the name Ruth Ann Nordin. Kevin Edwards stands to inherit one million dollars. The catch? H...


  • The day Onawa eagerly anticipated has finally come. She is to be Citlali’s wife. But what she doesn’t realize is that his ambitions to be the next chief could be more powerful than his feelings for her. Will she ever find a prominent place in his...


  • The Duchess of Watkins' husband just died, and her unscrupulous brother-in-law is ready to step in as the Duke of Watkins. In desperation, the duchess, Anna Merrill, enlists the help of the butler, and the two agree to quietly bury her husband and pr...


  • Nathaniel Buford, Earl of Roderick, doesn't want a wife, but his brother died, passing on the title of earl to him. Now he is bound by duty to get an heir. Unfortunately, to get the heir, he must find a wife. As luck would have it, he gets caught in ...


  • Some men don't realize the right woman is the one they aren't pursuing....As soon as Sally Larson meets Rick Johnson, she knows he's the one for her. The catch? He's interested in her friend, Ethel Mae. But Sally has a plan. With Ethel Mae's help, sh...


  • In Eye of the Beholder, Mary Larson left Maine for a new life in Nebraska, a new life that almost ended at the train station if not for Dave Larson. Six years later in To Have and To Hold, Mary's journey continues. All her dreams for marriage and chi...


  • “Stay away from the Craftsman girl.” For the past three years, Isaac Larson obeyed his father, making sure to keep his distance from Emily Craftsman. But day after day, he’s reminded of how beautiful she is and knows she is the only woman who h...


  • April Edwards, a young widow, is content to manage a farm with her fourteen-year-old brother and a one-year-old daughter. Nothing, after all, could be worse than being married to her deceased husband. Nothing, that is, until her unscrupulous brother-...


  • Jeremy Graham made a promise to Rebecca, his wife, that he would never love another woman. After Rebecca's untimely death, her sister, Jane Syas, is about to be sold into marriage to a disgusting older man who only wants her to warm his bed and to do...


  • Rilo An comes from a world where there are no women, and what he longs for is a life mate: someone who will complete him, someone he can love who’ll love him back, someone who’ll ease the aching loneliness that haunts his life.So he leaves his wo...


  • Julia Milton has said good-bye to two men in her life. Ernest who was a part of her safe and familiar world, a childhood friend who shared her background. Then there was Chogan who stirred her passion but came from the Mandan tribe—a man who lived ...


  • In one moment, millions of people disappear. Among them is Autumn's sister and Alex's fiancée, Marianne. At the same time the people vanish, aliens are coming to Earth. The aliens say they want to advance man to the next level in evolution, but Autu...


  • After Loving Eliza, John and Eliza adopt a blind boy named Brian who was abandoned by his father. Bid for a Bride is Brian’s romance. The story begins in the quiet South Dakota town where Brian lives.Lucy finds out the man she just married already ...



  • What could a man who already has everything possibly want? How about a baby? Someone to carry on his business when he dies? Nathan Rudolph interviews all the single women in his company. They think they might get a job promotion, but he comes with a ...


  • When Margaret Williams posted an ad for a husband, she expected Paul Connealy to arrive, but instead, his older brother, Joseph, came...and he brought four children with him. *This is a novella.Books in the Nebraska Historical Romance SeriesBook 1: H...


  • Owen Russell is in deep trouble. In order to save his aunt from poverty due to a bad gambling problem his uncle had, he wins back the money from the group of gamblers and returns it to her. Realizing that they want to kill him, he flees from Louisian...


  • Fleeing from a marriage she didn't want, Woape is caught by a Sioux Indian who abuses her. One night, she manages to escape and nearly loses her life when Gary Milton shows up and rescues her. Not knowing where else to go, she follows him home. In th...


  • He Has a Month to Win Her Love. And They're Already Married.First comes love, then comes marriage - right? Not so for Carrie Allen. When her newly bankrupt father arranges a union with the wealthy but unappealing Justin Monroe - interrupting a nascen...



  • A Bride for Tom Tom Larson is having trouble finding a wife, and Jessica Reynolds decides to help him overcome his awkward and clumsy manners so he can attract women. (rated G) A Husband for Margaret When Margaret Williams posted an ad for a husband,...


  • Seven years after Eye of the Beholder ends, Neil Craftsman's story begins. When Sarah Donner learns she's pregnant, she hopes this blessing will be the thing to make her husband finally love her. But to her horror, he announces that she will go live ...


  • In order to receive his inheritance, Jake Mitchell must marry. In order to save her family's farm, Sue Lewis must marry a rich man. So Jake comes up with a plan.Why not strike up a platonic, business arrangement where they can marry each other for si...


  • All Eliza wanted was a new beginning...Eliza leaves Omaha for a new life. A chance to be something she never had the opportunity to be before: a lady--a woman with a good reputation.John Evans has never belonged in his small town. So when Eliza shows...


  • Adrienne Dayton flees from an arranged marriage. While heading on a train bound for New York, her father finds her. In an effort to escape him, she falls off the train, dragging Trevor Lewis with her. They find themselves stranded in a small Virginia...


  • Ryan Jackson and Elizabeth Valentine can't stand each other. Unfortunately for them, their parents get along great and decide to play matchmaker in a very unusual way. In order to keep their jobs, they agree to marry for four months and spend their h...


  • One widow...One time traveler...Two lonely hearts connecting for a moment in time...One day Penelope Jordan finds a man who's on the brink of death and nurses him back to health. Over time, he brings out the woman that the harsh prairie made her forg...


  • Mary Peters despairs that she will never get married. At nineteen, she has no prospects for finding a husband, so she takes matters into her own hands and becomes a mail order bride. When she arrives in Omaha, Nebraska to meet the man she's due to ma...


  • This romantic comedy takes a light-hearted look at time travel.While on a train heading west, Ted Jacob and Megan Crane are thrown into the past with no idea of why or how they got there. They get off the train in Fargo, North Dakota. To their dismay...


  • Todd Brothers loves Ann Statesman. But she doesn't love him.Ann loves Kent Ashton. When Kent gets engaged to another woman, Ann's world is shattered. She no longer trusts her judgment in picking the right man to marry. So she decides to choose the ma...


  • Kate Tanner Was Hiding from Her Parent's Killers. She Never Expected to Find Romance¿ Especially While Dressed as a Man.When Kate Tanner witnesses the murder of her parents, the wealthy Virginia Sen. Murphy Tanner and his wife, Abigail, she knows sh...


  • Ryan Jackson and Elizabeth Valentine can't stand each other. Unfortunately for them, their parents get along great and decide to play matchmaker in a very unusual way. In order to keep their jobs, Ryan and Elizabeth will have to get married and spend...


  • In order to avoid a loveless marriage to a man twice her age, Adrienne Dayton hops a train from San Francisco to New York City where she plans to start a new life. Trevor Lewis gets on the train to become a playwright in New York City. On their way t...


  • Set in 1899 outside the town of Jamestown, North Dakota, Ann Statesman marries Todd Brothers in order to escape the heartbreak of watching Kent with his new love, Rebecca. Though she grew up knowing Todd, she never considered a romantic relationship ...


  • I witnessed a murder. It was horrible. Rick Thompson killed Brenda Garner after school in a vacant hallway. No one else saw it. I didn’t go to the police or tell my mom right away. I should have. I didn’t tell anyone what I saw until it was t...


  • When Ann Kerwin left Earth to become Queen of Raz, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. Now, five years later, she has developed the skills and knowledge that has given her the reputation for being a Queen worthy of ruling Raz. From ano...


  • Shortly after Amanda learned that Raz chose her to be its Queen, she visits the gods and goddesses on Olympia. While she is there, she learns that she is needed on Earth to destroy Atlantis which has risen from the bottom of the ocean floor. Centurie...


  • In this sequel to Ann’s Quest To Be Queen, Ann is called upon to save her home planet, Earth. Two years after becoming Queen of Raz, Ann discovers that her dead enemy Omin, from planet Pale, left a clone of himself. At the right moment, the clone, ...


  • Cara Stivers hasn't had a date in almost a year, so when her friend offers to fix her up with two different boys, she readily agrees to meet them. But one of the boys, Nate Summers, is the same boy who haunts her in her dreams. Except in her dreams, ...


  • The soil is dying and the air is losing its oxygen. The devastation begins at the equator but is quickly spreading north and south. Soon the entire Earth will become uninhabitable to everyone and everything living on it. As the scientists hurry to fi...