Two Brides Too Many
A Novel, The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek Book 1
By Mona Hodgson
(WaterBrook Press, Paperback, 9780307458902, 320pp.)
Publication Date: May 4, 2010
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Kat and Nell Sinclair are headed west—away from the manicured lawns of Maine to the boisterous, booming mining town of Cripple Creek, Colorado to start new lives for themselves as mail-order brides.
Aboard the train, romantic dreamer Nell carries a photo of her intended close to her heart and imagines an exciting and love-filled future, while her pragmatic older sister Kat resigns herself to marriage as a duty, not a delight.
But when the ladies disembark at the train depot, neither fiancé Patrick Maloney or Judson Archer awaits them with open arms. The well-bred Sinclair sisters find themselves unexpectedly alone in the wild, frontier town—a place where fire threatens to reduce the buildings to rubble, the working women strut the streets, rogues will gamble for the shoes on one’s feet, and God’s grace is found amongst the most unlikely of folks.
Two missing misters,
A shocking welcome to the wild west that leaves both Kat and Nell Sinclair questioning their dreams and the hope for true love.
Mona Hodgson is the author of nearly thirty children’s books. Her writing credits also include hundreds of articles, poems, and short stories in newspapers and magazines. She speaks regularly at women's retreats, schools, and conferences throughout the United States and Canada. She lives in Arizona with her husband.
“Spunky sisters, mail-order brides, a mining town full of men… but where are the right ones? I was captivated from the first page!”
—Lauraine Snelling, author of The Red River Series and Daughters of Blessing