Thomas Baldwin never wanted to remarry after his wife died, but because of meddling townsfolk, he finds himself with a strange beautiful woman at his doorstep.
Thomas Baldwin, a farmer in the Colorado Territory finds himself a widower and the father to a crippled toddler. He can’t possibly get all of his farm work done and raise his son at the same time. Thomas is terrified of betraying the memories of his dead wife. In the end, with the non-stop pestering of an old store lady, he agrees to hire a nanny. But, truth be told, he is uncertain about having another woman in the house.
Ruby McAlister answers Thomas’s letter calling for a mail order bride. She has had her own shares of ups and downs. She is looking for a fresh start, but her past might not make it that easy. Will she tell Thomas her darkest secrets or will she keep them hidden until they are exposed?
Neither Thomas nor Ruby have any interest in falling in love. However, fate has other plans for the two of them. Will the truth bring them together forever, or will it rip them apart?
AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is a stand-alone story with an HEA, so no cliff-hangers! Story contains mature themes and language, and is intended for 18+ readers only.