Dante Moretti, Texas-born goalie of an Italian World Cup champion team, expects Starlight, Iowa will be only a blip on the radar of his life. Grabbing a quick meal at Barney's Diner during the holidays, Dante meets two women who capture his heart in very different ways. Then his rental car won't start and leaves him stranded. Does the Lord have a plan for bringing himand keeping himin Starlight? Amanda Marston is excited to be home for her brother's wedding. When she drops in for a cup of coffee at Barney's, she's charmed by the mysterious, Italian-spouting cowboy. Before she can blink, the handsome stranger is helping with projects all over town and working his way into her heart. Does God have a plan for Dante in her beloved little Starlight or will he take her heart with him when he returns to Italy?
JoAnn Durgin is the author of Echoes of Edinburgh, and the popular Starlight Christmas Series--part of Pelican Book Group's annual Christmas Extravaganza. A former estate administration paralegal, JoAnn now writes full-time and lives with her husband, Jim, their three children, and new grandbaby Amelia Grace, in her native southern Indiana.