Railroad baron John Stallworth and his wife Maria lost no time getting custody of their beautiful granddaughter Megan after their son Peter's tragic death. Consumed with hatred at losing Megan, Peter's spirited young widow answers an ad for a mail order bride, determined to earn enough money to beat her in-laws at their own game---and vowing to keep Megan's existence a secret. However, because of her newfound faith, her plans for revenge change and produce a victory she could never have imagined.
Kathleen O'Malley Stallworth a mail order bride? Not likely! But the Lord works in mysterious ways. Her parents and siblings died in the great Chicago fire; her husband was killed by a mugger; now her fabulously wealthy in-laws have taken her daughter Megan from her, claiming she's not fit to be a mother. In a newspaper ad for a mail order bride, Kathleen sees a chance to seek revenge on the Stallworth family. Instead, her westward adventure transforms her world and restores her faith. She returns to Chicago to fight for Megan but soon discovers God has prepared a victory she could never have imagined.
After her husband's death, Kathleen's millionaire in-laws have taken her daughter away. All she lives for is revenge, until her newfound faith changes her plans and produces a victory she could never have imagined.
Jean H. reviewed Secrets of the Heart (Mail Order Bride, Bk 1) on
Warm romantic story of a widow's fight to regain custody of her yourn daughter from her very rich inlaws. Thru trials she finally learns just what she needs to do to save herself and get her daughter back.