He was the Good Samaritan who offered her roadside help, then stepped into his green sportscar and disappeared. Abbie Scott suddenly forgot the broken heart that had brought her home to Eureka, Arkansas. She only remembered the burning eyes, the rugged face that belonged to Seth Talbot, Eureka’s new minister, the object of all eyes—and tongues. Nothing about him suggested a man of God. He was too virile, too rebellious, too independent. If he was heaven-sent, why did she hold him at arm’s length? Did she fear the gossip or the clerical collar?
Janet Dailey (1944–2013) published her first book in 1976. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 100 novels and became one of the top-selling female authors in the world, with 300 million copies of her books sold in nineteen languages in ninety-eight countries. She is known for her strong, decisive characters, her extraordinary ability to recreate a time and a place, and her unerring courage to confront important, controversial issues in her stories. You can learn more about Janet at JanetDailey.com.