Isabella, Bride of Ohio
by Debra Parmley and Robert Arrow
American Mail Order Brides Series #17
*Each stands alone. Each is written by a different author. This is a 50 book series with one book for each state. There is a free prequel to the series. All the heroines work at a factory in Massachusetts, which catches on fire. *
Genre: Historical Romance
Isabella, newly arrived in America from Sweden, first loses her parents and then her job at the factory after it burns down. Nothing in American seems to last but she hopes her mail order bride marriage to the handsome and wealthy Donald Jenks will. But as her grandmother always said, trouble comes in threes and there is danger standing between her and her happy ever after with her true love. Tom, a Pinkerton agent, is on the case of disappearing women is traveling on the same train as Isabella when she is selected as the next victim. Will he save her in time for her to marry
Donald? And will she have the happy ever after she has dreamed of?
Debra Parmley loves spreading love, one story at a time. Fascinated by fairy tales and folktales ever since she was a young girl, she has always ended her stories with a happy ever after.
Debra enjoys writing, reading, playing at being a medieval lady in the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and world travel. Her work as a travel consultant gave her the opportunity to visit many countries and her luggage often carried him folk tales from the countries she has visited.
Her three favorite things are dark chocolate, visiting the beach and ocean, and hearing from her readers. Each card, letter and email is a treasured gift, like finding that perfect shell upon the beach.
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Robert Arrow is an adventurer who has always preferred the bow over the sword, thought he carries both. “Protection is the responsibility of the individual.” While he does travel by horseback, he will always choose to float down a river whenever it is an option.
Known to wander between the great cities of Memphis, Little Rock, Hattiesburg, and Shreveport, his home can be found on the western edge of the Parsonage, close to the lake from whence comes its name. Currently, he is in longing search of some fair damsel in distress to come to the rescue for, or a capable lady to share his adventures, and is actively accepting applications for the position.