After losing his parents and their farm, tough and handsome John Queenie, answers a want ad and makes the devastating decision to move from Texas to McConnellsville, Ohio. The proposition to tame the beautiful “wild filly” the ad spoke of, within the agreed time span, and then collect his money and promised acreage, forever changes the heart of the smitten cowboy and the unsuspecting “proposition,” a fiery Quaker girl named Tess.

This story is about how love can conquer cultural differences. It is apart of "Loves', Myths', and Monsters," due out in March 2014.

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