Loving Arabelle by E. Ayers
The Brides of Homestead Canyon Book 2
Orphaned and raised in a convent, wealthy Arabelle Nor has no one to arrange a proper marriage for her, so she decides to become a mail order bride.
Claude Rumstiller has one dream: to homestead the Western frontier. A Quaker and a farmer’s son, it doesn't take him long to recognize the difficulties he faces in the windswept valleys of Wyoming. They make it clear he needs a wife, if for no other reason than to provide a hot meal and a warm bed.
While Claude is blissfully unaware that Arabelle has her own money, someone else knows all too well and will do whatever it takes to relieve her of the burden.
Faced with more than the life and death challenges of the untamed West, Claude discovers that life and death are part and parcel of…