Anonymous_Bride_final 2The Anonymous Bride, 

Book 1 in the Texas Boardinghouse Brides series

by Vickie McDonough

from Barbour Publishing released April 1, 2010

ISBN: 978-1-60260-696-8

Three mail-order brides arrive in Lookout, Texas, each expecting to marry the local marshal. But—he didn’t order a bride. When a contest ensues to discover which bride will make him the best wife, there is a surprise fourth entry –an anonymous one. Mayhem occurs as the whole town tries to figure out who the anonymous bride is, and the mayor pressures the marshal to pick a bride or lose his job. Will Marshal Davis tuck tail and run for the hills? Or will he lose his heart and his bachelorhood? 

Vickie McDonough is an award-winning inspirational romance author, with 18 novels and novellas published. She was recently voted 3rd Favorite Author in Heartsong Present’s annual readers’ contest, and her book,Outlaw Heart, placed 2nd in the Favorite Historical Romance category. Vickie is currently the treasurer of ACFW(American Christian Fiction Writers) and has written book reviews for nine years. Vickie is a wife of thirty-four years, mother of four grown sons and grandma to a feisty four-year-old girl. When she’s not writing, Vickie enjoys reading, gardening, watching movies, and traveling. To learn more about Vickie’s books, visit her website:

2 thoughts on “The Anonymous Bride by Vickie McDonough

Myra Johnson

May 4, 2010 - 18 : 06 : 46

I’m about halfway through Vickie’s new book and enjoying it immensely! Vickie has a subtle sense of humor that makes her characters come alive on the page. Can’t wait to see how her hero untangles his mail-order bride dilemma!



May 4, 2010 - 18 : 23 : 46

Interesting Book!


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