It's been a year since Paula Thompson's stepfather died, and the nephew he willed her home to has yet to show up. Paula's resentment toward this unknown man is growing as she waits to learn her fate. What will happen when he shows up? But what if he doesn't? If she inherits the Lazy R, can she manage it alone? Carson Hartley is a well-known traveling preacher and the son of a wealthy Kansas City merchant. When he arrives in Broken Bow, Nebraska, he finds himself drawn to Paula despite her lack of faith for the future. But Carson has a secret that could destroy any relationship they might begin. As Paula and Carson look for answers, will they find more than their hearts ever dreamed possible?
About the Author
IRENE BRAND is a lifelong resident of West Virginia, where she lives with her husband, Rod. Irene's first inspirational romance was published in 1984, and since that time she has had multiple books published. She is the author of four non-fiction books, various devotional materials, and her writings have appeared in numerous historical, religious, and general magazines. Irene became a Christian at the age of eleven and continues to be actively involved in her local church. Before retiring in 1989 to devote full time to freelance writing, Irene taught for 23 years in secondary public schools. Many of her books have been inspired while traveling to 49 of the United States and 24 foreign countries.