Country veterinarian Hank Corsaut isn’t surprised to learn that the newest folks in town are Newberry women—of the boisterous Louisiana family. A quiet, orderly guy like Hank usually tries to avoid energetic females, though the adorable five-year-old and her pretty single mother are hard to resist. As he gets to know kind, caring Emma Newberry, he realizes she needs a strong shoulder to lean on. Problem is, Emma’s returned to her roots only for the time being. Unless a changed man can convince her she’s exactly where she belongs.