Alice Parker has dreamed of being a teacher and it looks like her dream is coming true. She’s been hired by Pike’s Run to educate their children. But not everything is going smoothly. Her strong will and independent attitude have her clashing with the town leader. Her attraction to Sheriff Conner Lonnigan has her questioning her goals.
Conner falls for Alice from their first meeting, but he can’t ask her to marry him. He’s responsible for his panic attack prone mother, two brothers and his duties as sheriff fill his days.
He pursues her anyway.
After night of passion Alice is willing to give up her dream until she finds Conner won’t offer marriage. Betrayed, she refuses his apology. Conner must solve his problems if Alice is to be part of his life.
An absorbing tangle of conflict kept me reading this adventure until the end.