Can the doctor help the stubborn sheriff mend his broken heart? As deputy sheriff, Mac usually gave difficult news - but now he's about to get it. He's planning to confront his long-lost mother - until he's blocked by her formidable doctor. Ileana isn't about to let anyone stress her patient. But she can't help being there for this tormented man. A sexy stranger who sees past her plain-Jane facade to the woman who yearns for a partner, a protector... a lover. In helping Mac search for a family, could Ileana end up with a man of her own?