Hope Harrell didn't know what to expect when she confronted the town's rugged sheriff with a marriage proposal—but she knew he was her only hope. After the death of her ex-fiancé, Hope knew she wouldn't be able to hide the growing swell of her belly much longer. If she wanted to protect her child from money-hungry relatives, she needed to act fast. She needed a daddy for her baby, and who better than Lyon Teague?
Lyon had weathered many storms, but nothing had prepared him for Hope's proposition. He wasn't of the same pedigree as the Texas socialite, but he couldn't turn away a damsel in distress…especially when that damsel was the woman he'd secretly loved for years—a woman he could only dream of making his own….