...The story is a simple one, but as usual it is JAK's character and her incisive writing that makes the book. Case McCord wanted Pru Kenyon in his life but not that the cost of marriage.
Carrying baggage from a previous relationship that ended in death of his fiancé and estrangement from his family, it is cutting off from any such ties that blind - and hurt. Only Problem with that, is Pru - in spite of living with him for three months - is basically an old fashioned girl at heart and thought eventually their relationship would lead to marriage.
She is in a quandary when she discovers she is pregnant. She wants McCord to marriage, but because he loves her, not because he has to...so after giving him marriage or I am leaving and he refuses, she leaves, never expecting to see him again.
He naturally comes after Pru, convinces her he has changed his mind and wants her. Everything is fine until the morning after he wedding when she discovered the bill from the doctor in his pocket. He had none she was pregnant. Pru must face staying and fighting for the love from the man she loves.
The characters and real and warm, and lots of humorous touches that leaves you smiling.