A murdered groom.
Orphaned as a young child and raised in foster care, the only thing Jess Bentley ever wanted was a family of her own. When she promised, ‘til death do us part,’ she envisioned many happy decades building that family with Frank. But a desperate drug addict in a dark parking lot ended those dreams before the honeymoon was over.
An unexpected baby.
Convinced the empty place in her heart will never heal, she’s ready to give up—until she discovers their brief marriage resulted in a surprise pregnancy. Now, she will do anything to protect the child they created.
A vengeful father.
Soon, though, her wealthy father-in-law, who blames her for the death of his son, threatens to fight for custody of the baby.
Can the killer’s brother save the day?
All Dan Mulholland wants following his brother’s arrest is to relieve the guilt that’s tearing him up inside. When he learns that the widowed bride is pregnant with her dead husband’s child, he vows to help her in any way he can. Even if it means giving up his freedom and adopting a stranger’s child.