This book was a heart warming story about Emma Smith and Deke Travers.Deke Travers needs to hire a new cook for the family Ranch. Emma Smith is the new cook at the town dinner who's about to lose her job when the old cook shows up. Making a quick decision Deke hires Emma to cook at the ranch, thinking that if one of his brothers takes a liking to her they may settle down and stay on the ranch. The Travers brothers and their father are a warm, hard working family that make Emma feel right at home and they Love Sammie Jo her daughter.But Emma has secrets and her lies of omission start to take their toll. I will be looking for the next books in this series.