A mysterious man means trouble for a pediatrician and the baby she swears to protect in this romantic suspense novel by the author of Magnolia Sky.
Molly Boudreau has worked all her life to become a doctor. She's overcome every obstacle in her pathof which there were many coming from a single-parent home in small town Indiana. But as she stands on the threshold of her dreams, she realizes her quest has left her isolated, she yearns for a soul-stirring connection. And her prayers are soon answered. Sarah Morgan, a pregnant woman with a secret past, shows up at Molly's clinic. Molly suspects a woman in hiding. Two souls, both needing friendship, soon find it in one another . . .
But Sarah is murdered only days after giving birth, and after extracting a promise from Molly to protect the baby from its unnamed fathera man Sarah swore was evil, a man Molly suspects killed her. Molly risks both her safety and career when she flees Boston and returns to her Indiana hometown. With everyone assuming the infant is hers, she has no trouble hiding the much more explosive truth until magazine reporter Dean Coletta arrives, asking probing questions. Molly tries to guard her heart, but Dean soon fires that emotional connection she's been craving. But Dean has a secret of his ownone that threatens both Molly and the future of the child she loves more than life itself.
"This heartwarming tale depicts typical midwestern small-town life, where everybody knows everyone else's business and is equally willing to meddle or extend a helping handand to close ranks against outsiders threatening one of their own." Booklist