“It’s why I’m still unmarried. Nobody likes a pessimistic wife.”
Simone Cartwright didn’t anticipate becoming a mother or a bride. No one wanted a spinster nearing thirty, not when her good years were creeping away from her. Yet, fate had its own cards to play.
Simone finds herself caring for her twelve-year-old nephew, Luke, after an unfortunate twist of fate left him to her. Bound by sisterly duty, haunted by grief and the echoes of the past, Simone takes a great risk: following Dr. James, and other single mothers with children to the tiny frontier town of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Things haven’t gone the way she hoped. Luke is sullen and ornery, frontier life is difficult to get used to and then there are those pesky butterflies in her stomach whenever she encounters the sheriff- which is unfortunately often, thanks to Luke.
Simone grapples with the decision of her future in Sioux Falls, struggling with what’s best for herself as well as Luke, with her growing feelings for Sheriff Dickinson complicating matters. Meanwhile, a shadow from James’ past returns and threatens to upturn everything.
Can Simone find happiness or is this new life about to be ripped away from her? Find out in The Sheriff and the Troubled Bride a sweet historical western romance by bestselling authors Indiana Wake & Belle Fiffer.