JUST PLAIN KATE…Sometimes, secretly, Kate wished she were pretty. Pretty enough to attract the attention of handsome Ian McAllister, the dashing single dad next door. But Kate tried to be content, raising her children solo and filling in as part-time mom to Ian's lonely little boy.So it was a bolt from the blue–a dream come true–when Ian proposed, promising Kate anything if she'd be his wife. Her heart soared down the aisle–only to plummet with afterthoughts. Did Ian really want her? Or merely a family for his son? Was she headed for heartbreak…or heaven in Ian's embrace?
Bliss. That' s what Beth Colby thought of her new life and second throw at love. A widow, at fifty she' d met strong, handsome Doug Colby, and he' d swept her into his arms… and right into the chapel. Now she counted her blessings every day.So when another blessing– three-year-old Adam, Doug' s grandson– suddenly arrived needing a temporary home, she lovingly welcomed him. As the confused but precious tyke' s situation turned dire, Beth knew her love and strength would be tested. With the Lord' s help, she and her beloved would make sure little Adam received the love he deserved. But was her tranquil September marriage ready for a rambunctious– and permanent– addition?