by Brenda Novak
Book 8.5 in the Dundee, Idaho series (2017)
Cierra Santos leaves Guatemala to go to the U.S. to marry someone to get a better life. However, when he dies unexpectedly, she is left alone, as an illegal immigrant. Down on her luck, Cierra Santos is seeking refuge in the small town of Dundee during a snowstorm when she is taken in by a man who helps her discover a new sense of home. But Ken Holbrook provides more than safety and comfort because, with him, she also finds love.
This story is a short story of a mail order bride without a husband and the ex-NFL player who falls for her while helping her out. Ken, ex NFL player returns to his home town. Cierra who has lost her fiance finds herself in Dundee, looking for work and stumbles into a cabin where its occupants are tidying up, turns out its Ken’s new place. Ken is in denial but he looks out for Cierra more than an acquaintance or employer would! Cierra is a very proud young lady but she soon begins to trust Ken.