Newly widowed Lydia Sellers discovers that through an unforeseen fluke, she is the sole recipient of her husband's fortune. But instead of granting her security, it only causes strife as her adult stepchildren battle to regain the inheritance for themselves. Lydia, longing to put the memories of her painful marriage behind her, determines to travel to Alaska to join her aunt.
Lydia's arrival in Sitka, however, brings two things she didn't expect. One is the acquaintance of Kjell Bjorklund, the handsome owner of the sawmill. Second is the discovery that she is pregnant with her dead husband's child. What will this mean for her budding relationship with Kjell? And what lengths will her stepchildren go to reclaim their father's fortune? Lydia soon finds her life--and that of her child's--on the line.
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Married off at a tender age to a harsh, older widower, Lydia Gray can't help but feel a measure of relief when an accident claims his life. What happens next, however, is a surprise to everyone: Through an unforeseen fluke, Lydia finds herself the sole recipient of her late husband's fortune. But instead of granting her security, strife ensues as her adult stepchildren battle to regain the inheritance for themselves.
Lydia longs to wash her hands of the situation and determines to join her aunt in Alaska, putting financial decisions in the capable hands of her lawyer. The beauty and serenity of life in Sitka appeal to Lydia, as does Kjell Lindquist, the handsome owner of the local sawmill. But a new discovery in Lydia's life forces her to rethink her future.
She is bound to her past as never before...but what more must she sacrifice?
When Lydia Gray suddenly finds herself a widow, she discovers a newfound freedom she'd never anticipated. Ready to place the past firmly behind her, she sets her eyes upon Alaska. There, she vows, she will make a new life for herself with her aunt, a life of peace and tranquility, a life removed from the pain of an abusive marriage. As Lydia comes to know Kjell Lindquist, she finds herself slowly opening up to the possibility of love and a future with him. But life often brings the unexpected, and Lydia finds the peace she longs for cruelly shattered. Can her tenuous faith face the storms ahead?
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Book Description Thorndike Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Lrg. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1410421384