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The Troublesome Mail Order Bride

Cia Leah

Publisher: Cia Leah

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Novella length western romance. 
Wyatt Larken found the mail order bride he thought would make his life complete. He wanted a woman who would settle down with him on the ranch, love him, bear his children, and live a quiet life. On the day his mail order bride was to arrive, the stage was held up by the Dooby Gang and the stagedriver left her stranded with the outlaws, hightailing it back to town. 
Wyatt couldn't believe the stagedriver when he told him Shannon was giving the outlaws a piece of her mind, citing the Ten Commandments to them, giving him time to get away. When Wyatt went after her, he found her walking back to town and she was in no mood to get wed that day. 
Little did he realize that the quiet life he imagined was fraught with danger from the Dooby Gang. When his new wife's sisters and brothers arrived to protect her and bring down the outlaw gang, he'd never seen a family like hers and found that trouble followed Shannon and her family.

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