She dreams of a new life back East. His heart is planted in the new state of Oklahoma. With their trial marriage ending on Christmas Eve, will she open her heart to a future together?

Hailey Jefferson doesn’t want a husband. Needing to escape her mother’s mortifying reputation, she decides to become a mail-order bride…but only on her terms. Giving her husband a trial marriage seems the perfect plan until she realizes he wants more.

Orphaned as a young boy, Alex Croft dreams of having his own family and figures a mail-order bride is the solution to his life’s void. However, when Hailey announces a trial marriage, he has only until Christmas Eve to convince her to stay. Will his wish come true or will Hailey break his lonely heart?


If you want to read more about Hailey's family, check out Heidi's Western Trails series!

Reviews:Kindle Customer on Amazon wrote:

My emotions ran the gamut with the joy & tears in this story. I laughed & cried. Great book.

Becky Bowen on Amazon wrote:

This is the second book I have read in this series, and I can truly say I just can not put down. I think I have a new favorite author, the storyline and her characters are just wonderful...Cannot wait to find another one of her books.

Andrea B on Amazon wrote:

Wonderful book, well written. This book drew me in from the beginning! The characters and settings absolutely come to life!