Bernice Hallstead and her younger brother lived a charmed life, until their beloved pa dies an untimely death. When their mother remarries the new man of the house forces the two children into a life of petty crime.
A bungled robbery leaves the young wards injured and homeless, fleeing for their lives. Terrified Bernice is taken under the caring wing of the courageous widow, Edna White.
When Edna dies, her will provides for Bernice in a most unexpected way. She must travel West with her two friends, Erin and Flora, to meet a man of Edna’s choosing whom she is asked to marry.
When terrible things start happening in Bridge Creek, Bernice’s refusal to trust her would be husband with the secrets of her past, threatens to destroy not only the future of their marriage but the town itself.
It is only the power of unconditional love that has the strength to wipe away the shame of yesteryear and open the door to a bright tomorrow.
The Mail Order Brides of Bridge Creek follows the unexpected journey of Erin Hathaway, Bernice Hallstead and Flora Wright, who are recused from Boston’s criminal underworld by a kind and courageous widow named Edna White. Edna sends the young ladies West to marry strong faithful men whom she knows will properly care for her wards. Each book is a complete story of one of our Bridge Creek brides.