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The Marshal's Bride

(The fifth book in the Flat River Matchmaker series)
A novel by

★★★ The much anticipated fifth story in the Flat River Matchmaker Series, which began in The Farmer's Wife. ★★★

A young widow and mother, Justine McGuthry, finds herself in danger and in need of a fresh start following the untimely demise of her husband. Drawn to the promise of a new life, she seizes an opportunity to travel to Flat River, Nebraska. What she doesn’t expect is to meet Sam Davis, a dedicated and handsome U.S. Marshal, who challenges her notions of love and healing.

Sam Davis, despite his focus on professional accomplishments and eschewing marriage, finds himself captivated by Justine’s profound sadness and adorable daughter. As their bond strengthens, an unexpected obstacle arises—a shadow from Justine’s past emerges, bent on creating turmoil. As Sam takes on the role of Justine’s protector, the local matchmaker endeavors to change her perspective on love and past tragedies.

When tragedy strikes once again and Justine’s daughter vanishes, their shared determination to find the child brings them closer together. As they race against time, will Sam’s steadfastness and genuine care be enough to win Justine’s heart, reunite their fractured family and convince Justine to become
the Marshal’s Bride?

Find out in this small-town, historical romance with a touch of faith.


The Flat River Matchmaker series features characters you know from Christine's popular series The Chapmans. Each book in this series is stand-alone and can be read in any order. Want to read more romance set in Flat River, Nebraska? Check out Christine's page at

Genre: Inspirational

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