NO ROSE CAN BLOSSOM WITHOUT LOVE
Widow Kate Blakely knew nothing of love -- but she knew plenty about unhappiness. She'd married young, hoping to put down roots in a safe haven, but her husband had shattered her naivete and made her fear for her beloved daughter's safety until the day he died.
When she first met her new neighbor, Zachariah McGovern, all she saw was danger. But Zach saw much more. He saw beauty and tenderness. He knew he could rescue Kate from her past -- if only she would let him.
What Zach couldn't know, however, was the price that had to be paid to save the woman he loved . . .