Last Train Home
In 1879 Missouri, Jack Dryden’s wife left him just before their adopted children could arrive. When he meets the trio at the train station, he’s unable to send them back to the orphan’s home in New York.
Alice McCarthy takes her responsibilities seriously. She’s in charge of the Hays children and can’t let her feelings about Jack influence her. The rules are clear. She must refuse the adoption. Only, all five of them felt a bond at first sight.
Now they must find a way to bend the rules to continue on as a true family.
Clay Winslow is a Pony Express rider on a mission beyond his usual Sacramento to Carson City mail run. When he decides to deliver a stack of lost letters to their original sender, Clay never expects to lose his heart along the way.
Abigail Sterling began a pen pal relationship with a gold miner looking for a mail order bride. An unexpected letter arrives telling her of her long-distance romance’s death. Before Abigail can respond to the kindhearted sender, she’s even more surprised to find the deliverer of bad news on her doorstep a few days later.
Can the written word begin a relationship? Or are Clay and Abigail merely reading what their heart desires?