from back of book..
Steven needs a mother for his five children. Emily wants a family and a home of her own. So their marriage seems lika a good arrangement for them both. But when Emily sets out with Steven for East Texas, she finds more than she bargained for:hostility from two stepsons who refuse to accept her, and a deep mutual bonding with the three younger children.
The marriage brings a few surprises to Steven too. For one thing, he never expected the growing emotion he finds for Emily...
Can these two lonely hearts bridge their differences and reach out to the other? Or will they be married in name only?