Railroad baron John Stallworth and his wife Maria lost no time getting custody of their beautiful granddaughter Megan after their son Peter's tragic death. Consumed with hatred at losing Megan, Peter's spirited young widow answers an ad for a mail order bride, determined to earn enough money to beat her in-laws at their own game - and vowing to keep Megan's existence a secret. However, because of her newfound faith, her plans for revenge change and produce a victory she could never have imagined.
Kathleen O'Malley Stallworth a mail order bride? Not likely But the Lord works in mysterious ways. Her parents and siblings died in the great Chicago fire; her husband was killed by a mugger; now her fabulously wealthy in-laws have taken her daughter Megan from her, claiming she's not fit to be a mother. In a newspaper ad for a mail order bride, Kathleen sees a chance to seek revenge on the Stallworth family. Instead, her westward adventure transforms her world and restores her faith. She returns to Chicago to fight for Megan but soon discovers God has prepared a victory she could never have imagined.
Al Lacy has written more than ninety novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. JoAnna Lacy, Als wife and longtime collaborator, is a retired nurse. The Lacys are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, and Shadow of Liberty series. They make their home in the Colorado Rockies.