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Owen (The Chapmans Book 1)
Christine
Sterling

After calling off her wedding to the cheating Arlo Lloyd, Ellie Beth Brook corresponds with a man who puts an ad in the paper wanting a mail order bride. His name is Frank Hartman, and they write for a year. Frank finally sends for Ellie, and she sets off from Atlanta, Georgia for Nebraska. No one to meets her stage coach, but she does meet a handsome man who is headed for the marshal.

After the “unfortunate accident” several years before that leaves Evangeline with a pronounced limp and a shredded reputation, she resigns herself to the idea of living out her years in her parent’s home. Her mother, Olivia Prescott, has other ideas for her almost 30 year-old daughter. She arranges a card game at Mrs.

A Hundred Lies
Jean M.
Grant

HISTORICAL:  An orphan, Rose is raised by her Aunt Nelda and Uncle Oswell. To make a living she “reads” palms by gathering information from servants and gossips. A noblewoman, Edrea Brantingham is upset about her reading because there is too much truth to it. Rose divines Edrea is pregnant, but not by her husband. Edrea deems it necessary to kill Rose, her aunt, and uncle.

Pierce Byrne, Baron Markham, spies Caroline Hawkins at a ball. She piques his interest with her high-necked grey gown, thick spectacles and dull hair pulled severely back. He thinks of her as his "little grey mouse", and pursues her at every ball. Caroline wears this attire to repel suitors, as she has no desire to wed. Caroline just wants to care for the children’s home.

Josephine ‘Jo’ Rayburn and Rhys Harrison work well together. She is a detective who is hiding part of her past from Rhys, while he works as a coroner’s assistant, after dropping out of medical school to care for his mentally handicapped brother. There’s a new drug in town, and apparently, its formulation isn’t quite perfect yet, as bodies keep showing up in various parts of Alabama.

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