Jared Hornby has his hands full caring for his orphaned niece and nephew-and could sure use some help on the home front. Nurse Ashley Ross's motherly touch is just what they need. Having grown up in the foster care system, she understands the longing for a family. Although she told herself she would never get close to another man, helping Jared with the children forges a bond between them. Can he convince her to stand by him-not only for the summer but for a lifetime?