As a teenager, Roman ÒBudÓ Marasek was shy, a farmerÕs kid who grew up to be a farmer himself. The first girl he loved was Briar Sankey. Years later, he married, had a daughter, and his wife died unexpectedly. Raising Harper hasnÕt been easy alone.
Briar had spent her life confident she had all the time in the world to make a life for herself. At forty-seven, she no longer has the same choices.
When Bud asks her for help with Harper, she canÕt refuse. Suddenly sheÕs seeing Bud in a whole new lightÉand falling in love with the sweet, shy man whoÕs been there all along.