Owen by Christine Sterling
Owen Chapman has dreams as big as the Nebraska sky. What happens when a body turns up on the Chapman ranch and the dead man’s bride comes calling demanding answers?
Owen Chapman’s plans of starting his own horse ranch are finally coming true. With his brothers as his business partners, he knows there is no way to fail. What he didn’t expect was a southern belle to arrive and resurrect a ten-year feud that he thought was finally in the past.
Elenore ‘Ellie’ Brooks longs for marriage, children, adventure and a life out West. When her plans change, she answers an advertisement for a mail order bride. But when she arrives in Flat River, Nebraska nothing is as she imagined and she finds herself pushed off on a local family until she can return home. What she didn’t count on was the broody oldest brother and the way he made her question her choices in life.
Can Ellie convince Owen not to send her back home on the next stage leaving town? Will Owen be able to let her go when the dead man's brother comes calling, hoping for Ellie’s hand in marriage?
This is book one of a brand new western series from the creator of the Pinkerton Matchmaker. It follows the lives and loves of the Chapman family on the rugged Nebraska Plains during 1872. There are five books in this series. Although there are no cliffhangers in the individual books, they should be read in order for the most enjoyment.
The Chapman Series consists of:
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