Abandoned by their parents, Michelle Hurley and her kid sister Nicole are reminded every day their livelihood depends on a grandmother who never wanted them. Nearly twenty years later, Michelle has accepted the fact she isn’t worthy of the love she so desperately needed as a child.
Her comfortable, albeit lonely, existence comes crashing down the morning Nicole abandons her two young children under Michelle’s lilac bushes. Michelle doesn’t want to be responsible for fixing Nicole’s mistakes. Again. Nor does she want to admit she may be just like the grandmother she can’t forgive.
When as old boyfriend re-enters her life, Michelle is reminded nothing has worked out the way she hoped it would. Kyle Swann also makes her realize shutting her heart against the world could be the worst mistake she ever made.More info →
When her sister abandoned her two kids in Michelle Hurley’s front yard, Michelle never dreamed it would end up being the best thing that ever happened to her.
The kids aren’t the only changes in Michelle’s life. Barry Schilling has made her realize she may have been too hasty in shutting the world out of her life. Still, she can’t forget the love she once shared with Kyle Swann. While her heart wonders if that love is still real, her head knows there are two many obstacles between them for it to grow.
With Barry pulling her closer and Kyle keeping her at arm’s length, Michelle figures the decision has been made for her.
Just when Michelle has settled into a comfortable rhythm of busy working Mom, dreaming of romance and possibly even marriage, Nicole breezes back onto the farm, making demands and upsetting Michelle's well-ordered life. Again.
How can she live without the kids if Nicole takes them away, but how can she fight her own sister in court for something that doesn’t belong to her? As the kids are pulled from her arms, Michelle must make a decision to follow her heart, regardless of what direction that is. She may lose more than the children as she prepares her heart for a little goodbye.More info →