From the back of the book: She called herself an unclaimed treasure.
Old maid schoolteacher. That's how Kathryn Keith figured folks referred to her. And they were right. At thirty-five, she'd long since traded her girlish dreams for the constant affections of her pupils.
Third-grade rebel Chris Brasher was her most ardent admirer. The boy had been all but abandoned during his parents' divorce, so when Kathryn met his towering lumberjack father, John, she decided to give him an earful.
Handsome John, in return, gave her more than she bargained for--a marriage proposal. Why, when she finally found adult love, did she childishly feel like running?