Bridget, A Father’s Daughter is the first book of The Blood Sisters historical romance series by Diana Nicholas.
Five sisters, a single tragic act and a secret baby.
Three years ago, the worst happened and a baby was sired, destroying the future of five sisters. The blood sisters made a vow to keep the maternity of baby Sophie a secret. The repercussions of that vow would haunt them forever.
With their father dead, they must plan their future and the only option is to become mail order brides. They cast lots to decide on who will go first.
Bridget picks the determining card and she is set off to leave for Butte Montana. She dreams of a world where she can ride horses to her heart’s content and there are plenty of horses in Montana. The only person who comes between her and her dreams of a peaceful life is Charlotte Turner. Who is the pretty blond with a knowing grin and what hold does she have on Bridget’s intended?
Alexander Baron’s only interest in taking a mail order bride is to appease his controlling but loving mother. He’s a workaholic completely dedicated to continuing with his father’s legacy of making Windy Willows the largest ranch in Montana.
Still, his new bride intrigues him. Beautiful, with mysterious, green almond shaped eyes that hide deep secrets, Alexander is determined to find out what demons ail his beautiful wife. Can he convince her that what matters is their future and not her past?
Can Bridget keep the secret of Sophie’s mother from her determined husband? Will the mysterious Charlotte Turner give her and Alexander the space they need to become a proper husband and wife?
This is the first book in the Blood sisters’ series. If you like clean, historical fiction about women with a past who risk everything to find love on the Western frontier, you will love Bridget, a Father’s Daughter.
A Word from the Author
Bridget is the first of the five sisters to head west as a mail order bride. She leaves behind a secret child and a painful past which she hopes distance and a new beginning will erase. Will Montana be the open beautiful land she envisioned and will it be enough to erase her painful past?
Alexander Baron needs a wife to help him achieve his dream of a family. Except, his new bride is more than he bargained. Beautiful with dark shadows that haunt her, can they move past her demons to a happy life together?
(Diana Nicholas, February 2017)