A Chance to head west, to do God's work, it was all Mary ever wanted, why did she have to take a husband to make her dream come true?
Gareth was heading west as a missionary with his family. Now they wanted him married and to regain some control he takes a mail order bride. Only Mary is so much more than he expected, beautiful, intelligent, and just perfect. Though he could talk to her through letters he now finds his tongue tied and his brain fuzzy.
What has Mary done? Writing to Gareth was wonderful but the man she meets will hardly talk to her. Is this disdain she feels?
Life on the trail is hard but Mary keeps her faith and becomes friends with the rest of the family.
A deadly snake, and a serious illness are part of the troubles they will meet on the way. Can Mary cope and will she ever find the happiness her heart desires?
Find out in The First Bride a sweet western historical romance by bestselling authors Indiana Wake and Belle Fiffer.