Marriage to a rough-hewn stranger wasn't part of her plan! Yet here Kate Dennington was, INCONVENIENTLY married to closemouthed fur trapper Will Crockett -- just to secure her rightful inheritance. She couldn't WAIT to get home to Ireland -- so why did any glimpse of her husband tell her home is where the heart is? He was a trapper, not a storekeep! How he got tangled up with Kate Dennington and her troubles, Will Crockett couldn't fathom. True, the fire in Kate's eyes made him yearn for home and hearth -- but he was an adventurer, not a family man!