A young widow, Lovejoy Spencer has experienced the worst that marriage can offer. Now she is determined to make sure her younger sister and two friends are not about to make the same mistake when they travel across the country, intent on marrying three brothers.
Daniel Chance is a surly widower lost in grief over his wife’s death years earlier. Even if he were interested in her, Lovejoy knows their friendship could have no future because she must return to Salt Lick Holler where the people depend on her training in medicinal herbs. Will Lovejoy turn from the promise of a new life and return to the safety of her past? Or will this last chance for love lead her to a future she had never dreamt possible?