THE TRAIL OF CONFLICT Author:Emilie Loring A MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE — In the wedding of the decade, Geraldine Glamorgan's millions were united with Steve Courtlandt's aristocratic name. Both young, handsome, vibrantly alive, they found themselves, "for better or for worse," bound in a glittering-- and empty-- marriage of convenience. — Then tragedy brought Steve the ownership of a ranch ... more »out West. Gamely, Geraldine went with him, forfeiting her income and defying her father's wishes, in order to live as a simple rancher's wife. Just as it seemed that their new life might at last bring them together, mysterious events, endangered her safety and a misunderstanding threatened to wreck her new-found happiness.« less
Interesting book, a little different than most of hers. This one is first set in New York, then moves to Arizona. Typical cast of the busybody, the handsome second man (the leading man already has the girl), but a young child is added to this one. Read the book to see how they all fit together.