Home to Alaska. To her ex-husband. Her family. And the babies waiting to be born
Midwife Francesca Walcott has plenty of good reasons to stay away from Alaska. Her ex-husband, Charlie Marcus, for one. Her family, for another. Thirty years ago she chose to marry Charlie over her family's objections. They haven't forgiven her or spoken to her since.
Now she's come home to Alaskabecause Mia, a midwife, friend and former apprentice, has been found dead. She's left Francesca her estate: a house in Talkeetna, a mine and foty-three sled dogs.
Suddenly there are more reasons to stay in Alaska than to leave. The mystery surrounding Mia's death. The mothers and babies who need her skills as a midwife. The hope of reconciling with her family. And above all, Charlie. The man who'ssomehowconnected to everything in her life. The man who she used to love and still does.