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**A SHORT story**
Emelia Winters, the mercantile owner's daughter, has always been at her father's disposal. Facing the loss of his store to pay a gambling debt, he pressures her into marriage with the collector. Unable to see another way to save the family business, she agrees to be a bride of convenience and discovers her new husband has the heart of gold she's been searching for.
Benny Banks, a cattle rancher, has long been an expert card player. After a big win lands him a woman's hand in marriage, he welcomes her in his home and learns life now has greater meaning.
Once two lonely people, these destined lovers stand against town gossips and jealous hearts conspiring to keep them apart.
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About the Author
Rose Andrews writes about marriage, mountains, and adventure. She enjoys crafting stories about arranged marriages, marriages of convenience, and mail-order-brides in Western and 20th Century Historical Romance. Her sweetly toned, faith-inspired stories are about sassy heroines who wed good-humored heroes and live happily ever after. She is fascinated with history, especially the vintage years and the Old West.
She resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and family, reading historical and fantasy romance novels to her heart's delight. Connecting with readers is her favorite part of publishing fiction.