Wanted: Convenient Wife
When preacher Hugh Arness advertises for a marriage of convenience, the single father's not expecting Annie Marshall to apply. She's too vivaciousand far too pretty. Yet Annie connects with his withdrawn young son, Evan, and he agrees to a trial periodwhich her grandfather will chaperoneuntil Christmas. By then he'll have found a candidate who doesn't make him long for more than he feels worthy of
Security and her own homeAnnie wants both, without the heartache love brings. Soon she's earning little Evan's trust, eager to show his papa that their partnership can work. She knows that Hugh needs tenderness, too. And maybe this Christmas could mark the end of their practical arrangementand the start of a true union and real family.