“A Wife From Scotland” —Fiona Stoute Liddell lives a quiet life as a veterinarian in rural Utah, far away from her scheming Scottish family until she meets Solomon Fairchild, an American rancher from Boston and rescues him from a life of self-exile. Their fateful love takes them to Scotland where they marry in Aberdeen near Fiona’s clan led by legendary Horse Whisperers—all members of the secretive Free Mason Society. Can their carefree love survive these ancient rituals and superstitions?
“Tooele to Manila”—Affable Pete “Skip” Granger and his fervent wife Madeleine meet and marry in the Philippines at the end of World War Two where he, a colonel under General Douglas MacArthur, and a New England Quaker, develops a highly profitable ship salvage business in Manila Bay; she, a courageous wartime nurse and devout Mormon from Tooele, a small ranching town in Utah. The story follows their courageous but often contentious life together as Madeleine struggles to maintain her faith and identity as they become increasingly entangled with Solomon Fairchild’s Boston Brahmin family.