She couldn't run away from the truth.
Louise Payne had found it difficult raising two sisters and a brother on her meager nurse's salary. So when a sudden windfall left her a charming house, she was thrilled. Then she learned that the perturbing Dr. Aldo van der Linden would be her neighbor. Louise's composure was nettled by the handsome doctor's blossoming friendship with her marriageable sister, Zoe.
Dr Aldo van der Linden would make a marvelous husband; Louise was sure of that. Louise had really considered Aldo as nothing but a work colleague. She knew she was the last woman on earth Aldo would propose to, but she couldn't help wondering what it would be like to be Mrs van der Linden.