An interesting little romance. A woman is running a farm single handedly when her grandfather order's a mail order bride, who comes with a handsome chaperone. Can the farming woman convince the chaperone to marry her?
WITH A FARM TO RUN SINGLE-HANDEDLY, JESSIE PATTON HAD NO TIME FOR ROMANCE...OR HER GRANDFATHER'S PERSONAL ADS. WHEN SHE FOUND OUT HE'D ADVERTISED FOR A MAIL-ORDER BRIDE, SHE WAS ALARMED. AND DOWNRIGHT SUSPICIOUS WHEN THE BRIDE SHOWED UP WITH A CHAPERON, RAITT MARLOW--A SIX-FOOT-TWO CONFIRMED BACHELOR NO WOMAN COULD RESIST.
INCLUDING JESSIE. WHEN RAITT MARLOW GOT HER INTO BED, JESSIE FUMED AT HER WEAKNESS. SHE KNEW HER PLAIN LOOKS COULDN'T MAKE THIS HEARTBREAKER A ONE-WOMAN MAN. THEN THEIR NIGHTS TOGETHER WENT FROM ONE...TO TWO...TO...AND JESSIE SENSED HE WAS LOSING HIS FEAR OF COMMITMENT. BUT COULD SHE GET HIM TO GO ONE STEP FURTHER...TO THE ALTAR?
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With a farm to run single-handedly, Jessica Patton had no time for romance... or her grandfather's personal ads. When she found out he'd advertised for a mail-order bride, she was alarmed. And downright suspicious when the bride showed up with a chaperon, Raitt Marlow - a six-foot-two confirmed bachelor no woman could resist.
Including Jessie. Only she knew her plain looks couldn't make this heartbreaker a one-woman man. Then their nights together went from one... to two... to... And Jessie sensed he was losing his fear of commitment. But could she get him to go one step farther... to the altar?