By Deeanne Gist
In 1860s Seattle, a guy with a spouse might safe himself 640 acres of timberland. yet as a result of his wife's premature loss of life, Joe Denton reveals himself approximately to lose 1/2 his declare. nonetheless in mourning, his most sensible answer is to shop for a type of Mercer women coming back from the East. a girl he will marry in identify yet maintain round more often than not as a prepare dinner. Anna Ivey's trip west with Asa Mercer's women is an break out from the griefs of her earlier. She's now not imagined to be a bride, even though, only a prepare dinner for the ladies. but if they land, she's passed to Joe Denton and the 2 locate themselves in a knotty scenario. She refuses to wed him and he is approximately to lose his land. With just a couple of months left, can Joe persuade this provoking--but beguiling--easterner to be his bride?
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Rountree narrowed his eyes. ” He stood. ” “Mercer’s holding a meeting tonight. ” Taking a step back, Joe gaped at the judge. ” “I don’t care what you do. ” He shrugged. “Death certificate or wife. ” “Well, it makes a difference to me. ” Rounding the chair, the judge removed Joe’s hat from the rack. ” “Six months might be enough for an average fellow, but you know Mercer. It’ll take him twice that amount of time. I’ll need a year, at least. ” Rountree pursed his lips, then gave a nod. “One year from today, then.
A cloud of tobacco mixed with traces of lemon oil filled the room. Hooking his hat on a hall tree, he clicked the door shut behind him, cutting off the drama unfolding in the parlor. The judge, with his back to Joe, scribbled on a piece of parchment while sitting at an ornate mahogany secretary that had come clear around the Horn. His white shirt, entirely too big for his small frame, bunched beneath dark suspenders crisscrossing his back. Short black hair surrounded a perfectly circular bald spot.
He couldn’t help but think it should have been Lorraine, though. If he had to have a bride, it could have at least been the one of his choosing. Settling his hat on his head, he shook off the thought. They’d married only weeks after meeting, and he’d come to Seattle shortly after. He’d not really known her all that long, and because he’d felt so betrayed, he hadn’t spent a great deal of time mourning her death. No need to dredge it up now. Turning, he let himself out and headed to the barn. If he was bringing a woman home, he’d need to hitch up the wagon.
A Bride in the Bargain by Deeanne Gist