Successful Eagle Pass, Texas, businesswoman Callie Roberts is scarred---physically and emotionally---by her past. Meanwhile, struggling rancher Micah Neville shocks everybody when he returns from Lubbock with a baby boy. Will misguided decisions keep Callie and Micah apart? Or can they face the truth about each other---and themselves---and find love?
Callie Roberts can't shake her sense of guilt for the steamboat explosion that killed most of her family. Micah Neville can't escape feeling obligated to protect the reputation of his cousin Dan. When he "inherits" a baby boy from a woman who claims Dan is the father, Callie steps in to help. Will their tragic pasts draw them closer or pull them apart?
A prolific writer, Loree Lough has more than seventy books, sixty short stories, and 2,500 articles in print. Her stories have earned dozens of industry and Readers Choice awards. A frequent guest speaker for writers organizations, book clubs, private and government institutions, corporations, college and high school writing programs, and more, Loree has encouraged thousands with her comedic approach to learned-the-hard-way lessons about the craft and industry. She and her husband, Larry, split their time between a home in the Baltimore suburbs and a cabin in the Allegheny Mountains.