Released under the publisher's multi-author mini-series - "The State of Parenthood" Some Things Never Change... Like the fact that Mason Reed is as irresistible as the day eighteen-year-old Nola Shannon first fell in love with him. But some things do. Twelve years later the handsome teacher is now the widowed father of a ten-year-old boy who's suddenly making Nola yearn to be part of a family.
The last time Mason saw Nola was at her high school graduation. Having her back in their North Carolina town is rekindling feelings that have only grown stronger with time. He and his son need someone special in their lives. Could lovely, caring Nola -- the woman Mason has never been able to forget -- be that special someone? Harlequin American Romance - # 1217 Publisher multi-author mini-series - are books, written by different authors, that follow a distinct publisher-created theme.