If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride - An English woman, first a scullery maid then an indentured servant in New York, escapes to become a mail ordered bride thanks to the assistance of a young nun. Her husband is eager to get married, but only after they become acquainted. A crisis as they head into town one day gets the ball rolling.
Pregnant & Widowed & Headed For The Gentleman Farmer In Montana - An English woman, recently widowed and pregnant, decides to head for a farmer in Montana that she’s been corresponding with. The only problem she foresees is how he’ll react when he hears the news, as she’s delayed telling him for a while. Also, there’s a cowhand on the farm who appears to be jealous of her marriage with his boss, because he looks at her as an intruder in her own home.
The Widow & Her Baby Meet The Handyman Along The Oregon Trail - A widow tries to provide for her baby along the arduous trek of the Oregon Trail. When a mysterious stranger joins the train, carrying precious little other than his carpentry tools, he tells her that the Lord will provide, if she has faith. Bartering his services for things like food and a bright red sweater, Mary grows closer to Henry as their journey progresses, and the emotional ending of this story highlights how every human being has it within them to be generous within their souls, and that love can come easily if you just let it.
Off To The Scruffy Silver Miner - A pregnant widow is taken by a crotchety old matchmaker to a silver miner in Nevada, but when she meets him she’s rather taken aback by his scruffy appearance and drunken habits. And, she doesn’t know how he’ll take the news of her pregnancy.