SHE HAD STOLEN HIS HEART Though she was his next–door neighbour, fellow single parent Alexandra McBride Talbot was vivacious and irrepressible. She was also, admitted Nolan Larson, beautiful, sexy, the best friend he'd ever had and scared to death of anything that smacked of commitment. She'd been down that road before and found it wanting. Nolan wasn't too sure about happily–ever–afters, either. But for Alexandra, he'd prove that romance and friendship could coexist. After all, what were neighbours for? THAT SPECIAL WOMAN! A small–town single mother learns that sometimes the person you've been searching for is right in front of you .