Suddenly widowed Lynn Danfort had felt doubly bereft when her husband's best friend abruptly left town. Now, three years later, husky Ryder Matthews was back, and to Lynn's astonishment, he seemed to be offering far more than friendship. Was his tender, tempting courtship of her and the kids some kind of belated guilt trip?
Ryder had tried to deny why he'd fled Seattle, but the truth had finally caught up with him. He was in love with Lynn—always had been. But was she ready to love more than her husband's memory? Could he convince her to turn away from yesterday and let him be her tomorrow?