Historical western romance short story.
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Brant Gordon was a lonely man, living in the middle of nowhere taking care of his farm, when he kept seeing a woman gathering wood. At first, he thought he was going loco and seeing things. No one lived close by him, so how could a woman be out there all alone? Determined to try to talk to her, she escaped him every time he…
Hannah Demsey never thought she would ever marry. Born without her little fingers on both hands, she thought no man would ever want her.
When her Pa died, she almost gave up any hope of a normal life. He always went to town with her and to church, but when he died, she avoided the town and the people who talked about her.
When her uncles told her about sending for a mail order husband for her, she was furious with their shennanigans. Determined to send Justin Handley away when he arrived, she was unprepared to find her heart going out to his crippled son, Joey, and to find herself drawn to a man who didn't let her imperfections bother him.
Justin Handley had searched for a woman to become his wife and a mother to his son, Joey. When he answered Hannah's uncle's letters and met Hannah, he found his heart smitten with her beauty and grace. Her kindness to his son and her loving ways soon embedded her in his heart. If only he could convince her they could both have the family they always wanted along with a love that would last a lifetime.