First-time father!Sworn bachelor Luke Farraday's stubborn resistance to help or friendship–least of all from a woman–had been an infuriating puzzle to Shannon Kelleher since their first prickly meeting. Until Luke's sister left him temporarily in charge of his tiny baby nephew!To her amuesement, the usually independent tough guy was helplessly out of his depth–and desperate for Shannon's assistance. As she taught the reluctant «father» to feed and change little Cody, Shannon noticed a change in Luke. His defenses were meltingjust like her heart. And slowly his story began to emerge….Marriage TiesThe four Kelleher women, bound together by family and love.