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And Then Came Spring - A Bride for All Seasons Novella - cover

And Then Came Spring - A Bride for All Seasons Novella

Margaret Brownley

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

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Summary

It all started with an ad in a mail-order bride catalogue . . . 
Mary-Jo has traveled halfway across the country to meet her match, arriving just in time . . . for his funeral. Returning home seems like her only option. Then her would-be brother-in-law proposes a more daring idea. 
“An enchanting tale about a superstitious woman who is down on her luck, a needy boy whose luck has run out, and a lonely man. Readers will delight in this story, where faith proves more powerful than luck, and marriage, the third time, really is a charm." —Vickie McDonough, award-winning author of 27 books, including the Pioneer Promises series 
“A delightfully, romantic tale of a mail-order bride who discovers only love and trust in God can erase the label of "unlucky in love” from her superstitious heart.” —Maggie Brendan, author of The Jewel of His Heart 
Margaret Brownley is a New York Times best-selling author and has penned more than twenty-five historical and contemporary novels. A Lady Like Sarah was a Romance Writers of America RITA finalist.

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