Marrying Off Morgan McBride (Paperback)
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The McBride brothers are in for a matrimonial surprise when an enterprising woman answers their little sister's mail order bride advertisement in this laugh-out-loud historical romance.
As the oldest of the McBride siblings, Morgan had to be protector and shepherd since Ma died and Pa ran off. It hasn't always been easy, especially when his heart longs to roam on the trail. But now that his brother Kit is married and settled, the time is right for Morgan to leave Buck's Creek. Little does he know that his hellcat of a little sister Junebug is dead set on keeping him at home and getting more help around the house – all with one honest advertisement in The Matrimonial News.
Epiphany Hopgood has always had a gift for doing the exact wrong thing. She’s too tall, too loud, too opinionated, and too contrary for her family and community. Staring down the barrel of spinsterhood, she and her grandmother answer a seemingly straightforward ad for a bride.
But when Pip shows up to Buck’s Creek, she finds that Morgan McBride is not the husband she expected. In fact, he doesn’t even want to be a husband. But maybe there’s a way to make everyone happy out on the Montana frontier…
About the Author
Amy Barry writes sweeping historical stories about love. She's fascinated with the landscapes of the American West and their complex long history, and she's even more fascinated with people in all their weird tangled glory. Amy also writes under the names Amy T Matthews and Tess LeSue, and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Flinders University in Australia.
“An unstoppable force meets an immovable object in Marrying Off Morgan McBride. I absolutely loved spending time in Buck’s Creek with the boisterous McBride family. There’s nothing better than watching a couple crack each other’s hardened exteriors to discover the softness underneath. This is a book to savor like a fresh batch of cornbread.”—Jen DeLuca, USA Today bestselling author of Well Traveled
"Barry loads the entertaining plot with convincing twists and turns, genuine laugh-out-loud moments, and spitfire characters...Readers will hope for a quick return to Buck’s Creek."—Publishers Weekly
"…this romance is laugh-out-loud funny and contains both emotional sweetness and high-heat content."—Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for Kit McBride Gets a Wife
“A sweet, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy set in the wilds of Montana, Kit McBride Gets a Wife will have readers smiling from ear to ear and set their hearts all aflutter. Maddy Mooney is a plucky, endearing heroine, and Kit McBride is the ideal frontiersman hero. With a cast of delightful secondary characters, including the irrepressible younger sister, Junebug, this charming romance is guaranteed a place on your keeper shelf.”—Elizabeth Everett, author of A Perfect Equation
“Heartfelt, humorous, and sweetly romantic, Kit McBride Gets a Wife kept me smiling to the last page.”—Mimi Matthews, USA Today bestselling author of The Siren of Sussex
“This first installment in a planned series from will leave fans ready for a return trip to Buck’s Creek.”—Library Journal (starred review)