Close to the Heart
He raised her child as his own...
An unexpected phone call summons widower Murphy Webster back to Spencer, Colorado. He promised his dying wife their daughter would never know she was adopted, but while settling his brother’s estate, he encouters a shocking revelation. His adopted daughter is the child of the woman he’s loved since boyhood. Does this discovery change that pledge? Murphy’s bittersweet devotion to Cora poses another excruciating question. How can he compete with a memory?
Spencer antique purveyor Cora Fleming is driven to find the baby she gave up for adoption over forty years ago. When Murphy Webster walks through her door, Cora discovers the skinny, awkward boy she’d climbed trees with has matured into a handsome man, whose arresting gray eyes spark feelings she never thought she’d experience again.
Will secrets revealed fulfill love’s dreams or tear love apart?