Courtney Madison has battled poverty her entire twenty-five years but is determined to make a safe and happy home for her teenaged brother after the recent death of their mom. Her momas illness left Courtney with a mountain of hospital bills, her formerly sweet brother Jimmy is now cutting class and hanging with a rough crowd, and sheas just learned sheas being downsized in two weeks. Hanging on by the threads of a fraying rope, she learns sheas inherited two million dollars from a kind elderly man she befriended when he was in the hospital across the hall from her mom. She thinks her inheritance in West Texas is the answer to all her prayers--but Courtney learns that while money improves her life, it doesnat guarantee happiness. This modern Cinderella encounters problems even a fairy godmother couldnat imagine. Rancher/entrepeneur Derek Corrigan has incredible instincts for flourishing in the business world. With women, not so much. In fact, his friends bemoan heas King Midas where money is concerned, but his judgment of women is pathetic--evidenced by his late wife and now the flamboyant woman heas been escorting of late. As far as Derek is concerned, all he wants is to be a good dad to his children Warren, aged 8, and Meg, aged 5. Derek suspects the worst of his new neighbor and vows to fight his attraction for her. The only way he can protect his children and himself is to keep his private life very private. Besides, he knows what women do to him--they always leave and take chunks of his heart with them. He's been there, done that, had the vaccination and is cured. Isn't he?aI want a surprise audit of TLC Property Managementa#39;s books, and I want it immediately.a She looked at Derek for ... She had no idea how often he came to Lubbock, even though the distance between the cities was only thirty miles. Maybe heanbsp;...
|Title||:||Home Sweet Texas Home|
|Publisher||:||Caroline Clemmons -|