Maddy Shillabeer's prospects are limited. As the only woman in a household of men, in a town with precious few romantic possibilities, she's resigned herself to a life of familial duty. That is, until the arrival of mysterious stranger Patrick Howard.
It's clear Patrick has seen a world Maddy can only imagine and as she's awed by his charm and beguiling tongue. In no time at all Patrick has skillfully climbed the social pecking order in Duncannon...and worked his way into Maddy Shillabeer's heart!