Giovanna: The Cowboy's Calabrese Mail Order Bride
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Can a young Italian widow win the love of a Nordic cowboy in time to save the only thing she loves?
1892 - Heading to South Dakota Passionate and stubborn, Italian-born Giovanna from Calabria is beautiful, committed to her family, and honest to a fault. Newly widowed, Giovanna must find a way to help her sick daughter, Rosa, before she loses the only one she loves.
Hard-working, reserved and practical, Laars has broken with his Norwegian family to start his own claim in South Dakota. While Laars may think he can do it alone with his cool demeanor and devoted work ethic, in his heart he knows he needs and wants a wife. But is he ready for the sacrifices it takes to lead a ready-made family?
How will Giovanna and Laars be able to forge a life together if they are more devoted to their own needs than to each other?
You will love the Sweet Land of Liberty Brides series, because your heart will be uplifted by reading of the joys, sorrow and love of the people who left their home countries behind to form the strength of a nation on the Western plains. Find out what happens to Giovanna, Laars, the Pavente's and the rest of the brides who will join them in Springvale!
This was a very heartfelt book for me. I enjoyed getting acquainted with the characters. I have great respect for the prize that came west to unknown lands and to strangers. Thank you for such an enjoyable short story. Would love to read more of your work.
Thank you Trish