When hard-working Redfish, Texas, cop Maggie Barnes finds an abandoned infant next to her cruiser, she thinks she’s found the answer to her dream of motherhood. Except to stand the best chance of adopting baby Grace, she needs a husband.
Who else to turn to but her best friend, Tucker Jones? Though the confirmed bachelor had no plans for a wife, much less a family, he can’t say no to Maggie. Especially after she insists the marriage will only be temporary, until she knows the baby is hers.
The only flaw in this plan for a short-term, platonic marriage? A long-term, simmering attraction that fires into a boil as hot and uncontrollable as the Texas summer sun. And a “temporary” union may not be nearly enough to quench the flames.