By Janette Oke
Responding to an commercial, She Crossed an Ocean to satisfy a complete Stranger and have become a Mail-Order Bride-Kathleen O'Malley stood at the deck of the Barreth Lily and watched the land she'd referred to as domestic for greater than a dozen years slip from her view. She had concept she will be completely happy to work out the final of it, yet she was once now not. feelings in turmoil, her entire being yearned to slide from the send and go back to what she knew. although Kathleen had now not been pleased with her scenario, it was once all she had ever recognized. because the coastline light into the morning mist, her merely walk in the park used to be that she used to be certain for the United States to marry a guy whose identify she didn't even be aware of and whose face she had by no means seen.On the opposite facet of the Atlantic, Donnigan Harrison anxiously awaits Kathleen's arrival on a prairie farm faraway from her port of arrival in Boston. He has recognized the sweetness of a dream fulfilled a comfy body cabin, the strong log barn and outbuildings, a very good herd of cattle, and plants within the box that made his eyes sparkle. but Donnigan felt a loneliness at the western frontier that pierced his very soul. With so constrained possibilities for locating a spouse, the thought of ordering a spouse that after appeared unthinkable had come to make a few experience. Now that the time has come, Donnigan sounds like a small boy looking forward to Christmas.But Donnigan's anticipation is overshadowed with terrifying uncertainties What have I performed? And that query is echoed in Kathleen's middle as she nears the po
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Began Donnigan. ” cut in Lucas. Donnigan knew that Lucas had read his mind—was ready with the answer to his unasked question. How did one ever know if a marriage would be a good one? One that would bring happiness to both partners? Donnigan took a deep breath and leaned back in his chair. For a moment the two men sat in silence, eyeing each other coolly. Then Donnigan asked his last question. ” Lucas straightened in his chair, but his face did not flush as he again looked straight into Donnigan’s eyes.
I’ll think it over,” she faltered. “Perhaps—” “There’s no time for thinking,” replied the man. “I was just coming out to remove the poster. It takes some time to get all the proper papers in order. ” “But I—” began Kathleen. ” asked the man. “I know nothing about—” He interrupted her, “If you are concerned about the gentleman that you will marry upon your arrival in America, let me assure you that they all have been carefully reviewed and selected. ” Kathleen began to shake her head again. “And if you fear that you would be rejected over a simple little limp, you do the men of America a grave injustice,” he continued.
Kathleen,” came a whisper at last. “I really meant it. ” “You may have no choice,” Kathleen responded without turning over. ” As Kathleen lay beneath the blankets, the even breathing of Bridget telling her that the younger girl was asleep, her troubled thoughts would not allow her the luxury. “What will I do? ” her brain kept repeating. The posting she had seen that morning suddenly intruded on her thinking. “If I only had two good legs I wouldn’t hesitate for a minute,” she dared to think. ” But even as she entertained the thoughts, she wasn’t sure of her bold statements.
A Bride for Donnigan by Janette Oke