To help his dying sister, Nate Cooper once broke the law--and he has regretted it ever since. Now the ex-con turned saddler hopes for a new beginning in Turnabout, Texas. So when Nate saves a young widow's daughter from imminent harm, he is shocked to be called a hero. Single mom Verity Leggett leads a safe life, avoiding danger and excitement at all costs. But her daughter's rescuer Mr. Cooper seems like a perfectly responsible--and handsome--man she can rely on. But when his secrets come to light, will Verity be able to get over his past and see Nate for the caring man he has become?