Heirloom Brides Button String Bride / Wedding Quilt Bride / Bayside Bride / The Persistent Bride Author:Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Cathy Marie Hake, Gina Fields Four Romantic Novellas Linked by Family and Love. — LOVE AND FAITH ARE THE GREATEST INHERITANCES.... — In 1858, orphaned Charity Davis must join Ethan Cole's wagon so she can continue along the Oregon Trail. Can a lady and a rough carpenter be equally yoked? Happily enough, she becomes his BUTTON STRING BRIDE by Ca... more »thy Marie Hake With hope and love, Ethan carves a beautiful wedding chest to protect her wedding gown and beloved button string -- all heirlooms to be passed on to their daughters and granddaughters.
Hoping to get her mind off herself, Faith Cole makes a trip to Johnstown, Pennsylvania, to visit her great-grandmother in the spring of 1889. Convinced that a disability will keep her from marrying, Faith shuns the hope in her mother's wedding trunk. But will she be the WEDDING QUILT BRIDE by Colleen Coble who makes the next addition to the chest?
Many opportunities are opening for women of the late 1920s, but Jo Mayer, a runaway, can only find work as a maid at a San Francisco mansion where illegal activity is brewing. Who can she trust? And how can the BAYSIDE BRIDE by Kristin Billerbeck leave her legacy, now that the beloved heirloom trunk has been stolen from her?
Carly Simmons would like to enjoy the treasures in her antique wedding chest, but love hasn't been able to catch up with this woman of the fast-paced modern world. When Carly meets an intriguing man through her social services work, could her reaction to him forever label her as THE PERSISTENT BRIDE by Gina Fields?
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"Button String Bride" by Cathy Marie Hake
Unexpectedly orphaned and all alone in an untamed world, Charity Davis is ordered to combine wagons with widower Ethan Cole. Ethan needs help with his children; she cannot care for her oxen and pull guard duty. United as a team, they may continue with the train; apart, they must both drop out.
"Wedding Quilt Bride" by Colleen Coble
Faith, club-footed and withdrawn, is visiting her grandmother in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Daniel is also visiting town to check on the dam. His fears about the dam's stability are confirmed one May day and now his new love may be swept away.
"Bayside Bride" by Kristin Billerbeck
Jo has left home to escape her new stepmother. The mansion where she finds work cleaning hides a "speakeasy" during Prohibition. Two men will vie for her attention until she discovers where God wants her to be.
"The Persistent Bride" by Gina Fields
Carly longs to use the heirlooms passed down to her, but she feels she is aging too fast for Mr. Right to catch up. As a hospital social worker, Carly meets a new patient. Mitch is angry at the world. Can Carly help him? Could this bitter man be the one for her?