Her high school sweetheart is the last person teacher Hailey Deacon expects to encounter back home in Hartley Creek. Since Dan Morrow closed the door on their future, Hailey’s determined to make this a temporary stay. She has an ill grandmother to take care of. But when Dan, now a widower, brings his troubled six-year-old daughter to Hailey for help, how can she refuse? Working with both father and daughter, she vows not to fall for him again. But if a determined little girl has her way, Hailey won’t be leaving Hartley Creek again anytime soon.