Lydia Miller answered God's calling to become a nurse and tended wounded soldiers during the War Between the States. In peacetime, she followed her brother to California where he opened a medical practice in a small town. The isolating life on the frontier brings her to her knees. She desperately wants to share her life with a husband, but every man in Coulter's Corners has already written her off as an old maid. After praying for a helpmate, she is shocked when Travis is carried to her door. Society thinks an interracial relationship is scandalous. Does she have the courage to trust in a higher plan?
Travis Sorrell, an ex buffalo soldier, follows his friend and former commanding officer, Daniel Garrett, to California. Garrett takes the job as sheriff of Coulter's Corners and when the bank is robbed he deputizes Travis and his brother to pursue the outlaws. In the confrontation, Travis is wounded and is brought to the doctor's house. With the doctor away on business, Miss Miller is left to tend him alone.
She is a beautiful breath of fresh determined to heal him body and soul. His feelings for her deepen, but with racial tensions still running high dare he hope for more?
NOTE: This novel contains no heat. The romance does not go beyond hugs and kisses.
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