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Welcome to the website for Sweet, Christian Romance written by Susan Horsnell.

Over the next few months, books not within the sweet category of romance will be moved to other websites.

I live in the sunny state of Queensland, Australia, and enjoy travelling with my husband and fur baby: Gemma-Jean.

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A Bride For Jack

​​Miriam Gray resides in Finnegan, Kansas but when she is jilted by her fiancé in favor of her best friend, it’s the last place she wants to remain.
A chance meeting with an acquaintance, leads to her impulsively becoming a mail-order bride.
Jack Walker lives on a ranch in Rowland Falls, Texas and he’s in desperate need of a mail order bride.
When he breaks his leg, he finds himself laid up in bed, unable to travel.
Miriam refuses to travel to his ranch without an escort and doesn’t have anyone who can spare the time to accompany her.
Jack’s twin brother steps in to solve the dilemma, a proxy marriage takes place and he escorts his brother’s bride back to their ranch.
Will Jack and Miriam forge a connection, or will a foolish decision tear them apart?

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A Waitress for Wade

​​Wade Johnson is a man who runs a cattle ranch, five miles from the small town of Alexandar, Colorado. He’s struggling to raise three children alone after losing his wife in an influenza epidemic two years earlier.
Annalise Hudson is a woman happy in life. She works long hours in the family diner which she inherited when her mama and daddy were killed in a freak accident.
Wade’s eldest daughter thinks it’s about time he remarried, but he’s having none of her suggestions to advertise for a mail-order bride.
Annalise is forced to make a decision she wasn’t ready for when her world is tipped upside down.
Can these two make a life together when their meeting is based on deceit?

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Alistair's Rescue

​​Alistair Cronin and his brother, Teddy, two men from a large Texas ranching family dream of owning a ranch of their own.
They purchase one in Claxton, South Dakota with money left to them by their grampa.
Expectations about their new venture are high and they are excited by the prospect of starting a new breeding program.
What they didn’t expect was to be ambushed, and for Alistair to be almost killed, a few miles from their new home.
Thankfully, neighboring ranchers take Alistair in and nurse him back to health.
Beautiful Peggy-Jean has returned home to her parents’ ranch after the tragic death of her husband. She needs their help while she grieves.
It’s not long before Alistair falls under her spell.
Will his capture by a madman end their courting before it even begins?
Or can his brother and their new friends rescue him before the killer strikes?

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An Outlaw for Christmas

​​Sloane had traveled to the most dangerous town in South Dakota in order to become a mail-order bride, only to learn the man she was betrothed to had lied.
At the age of thirty-one, she was considered by most to be a dried-up spinster who would never achieve her dream of a husband and family.
Ronaldo is smitten with the beautiful blonde from the first time he sets eyes on her, and when her proposed marriage falls through, he takes it upon himself to court her.
Cloanne accepts Ronaldo's offers of dinner and looks forward to spending time with him each day, but all is not as it appears.
Is their growing attraction doomed to fail due to secrets and lies?
What will happen when Cloanne falls into the hands of a notorious outlaw?


Bride of South Dakota

​​Cora, Bride of South Dakota is fortieth in the unprecedented 50-book American Mail-Order Brides series.
This title can be read as a stand-alone.
Cora Ancelet’s father hates her.
When a fire ravages the factory where she works, her father orders her to find another source of employment or marry his evil political ally, a man old enough to be her grandfather.
After being handed a Grooms’ Gazette, Cora takes the desperate step of becoming a Mail Order Bride.
John Franklin wants a woman to wake up to. A woman who will love him and his ranch, and ultimately give him the children he craves.
Will placing an advertisement for a Mail Order Bride turn out to be the best decision he has ever made for both him and Cora or, is tragedy afoot?

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Mistletoe Cottage

​​The Holiday Cottages are magical places, where those who come to Sprucewood, Colorado to “get away” find themselves, and their hopes renewed, relationships kindled, and dreams coming true.
Fed up with corporate life in Denver and the ‘boys club’ attitude where she works, Renae Caldwell resigns from her job.
She has one month before she commences with a new company and intends to use it to rejuvenate herself.
When an advertisement for the Cottages Farm in Sprucewood catches her eye, Renae decides she will spend her vacation there in the clean air and peace of the mountains. She rents Mistletoe Cottage and falls in love with it at first sight.
Mason Flint is Sprucewood’s Fire Brigade Captain and loves living in this small mountain town a few hours from Denver. He’s a confirmed bachelor, happy with life.
Life for Mason will never be the same once he encounters the beautiful lady visiting from the city. Will she feel the same about him?
Will Renae’s life, and the lives of others, be threatened by an out-of-control arsonist, or will Mason find the perpetrator in time? And what part will the cottage play in Renae and Mason’s future?


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Gold Rush Brides Series
​​Bobby-Jo Fletcher is a woman raised by her father. He taught her to fish, shoot, and look out for herself.
Dallas Holt was in the right place at the right time. Or was he?
When these two meet, sparks fly, and both lives are turned upside down.
Can Dallas convince the spoiled fiery minx, used to getting her own way, that she no longer belongs in the goldfields of Alaska? Will he eventually give up and walk away?