Previously titled The Daddy List by Myrna Mackenzie, published in 1995.
Doctor Nathan Murphy: "Sometimes Life Sends You Disasters…and an Annoying Angel of a Therapist"
Nathan, a brilliant surgeon, has lost everything—his wife, his child, the use of his hands, and he is only half human these days, if that. Faith Reynolds, a physical therapist had been warned, and yet, unable to walk away despite her intense misgivings…it begins.
Nathan is rude and resentful at having Faith foisted on him. He can't bear the thought of even the word family anymore, and Faith, with her four-year-old child, is a constant, scorching reminder of all he has lost.
But Faith has issues of her own. She didn't choose this assignment and doesn't want to work with this angry, uncooperative man. She doesn't want a husband any more than Nathan wants a wife, and she especially doesn't want this man. Unfortunately, her young son wants a father very badly, and he has a plan...