A spirited young woman and a respected, handsome doctor find love on the plains in this sweeping historical Western romance by “an author to watch” (RT Book Reviews).
Beautiful, hardworking Pia Caranza toils day and night helping her emigrant parents run a boarding house in Boise, Idaho. When a sheepherder breaks into her room one night with ill intentions, her father insists the headstrong, yet shaken, girl seek a physician’s care.
Doctor Wilson has practiced medicine in Boise for two years, has an excellent reputation, and is well respected by the community, but he has his own tragic background. A true Southern gentleman from a wealthy Alabama family, Bart was married, but was unable to save his wife and child during a very difficult childbirth. He fled the pain, isolating himself in Idaho from any woman who might seek his company.
But as Pia recuperates under Dr. Wilson’s gentle care, she notices he’s more than a caregiver. And he can’t help but notice that his stunning patient might just make a perfect country doctor’s wife...
Sara Luck taught school in Alaska for six years, spending much of that time 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Married to a retired army officer (also a novelist), Sara and her husband live on the beach in Alabama with a Jack Russell terrier named Charley.