Reading specialist Anna Lancaster loves her seventeen-year-old brother, Jeff, but he has grown progressively more unreachable. Now he's been arrested for possession of marijuana. Meanwhile, Detective Sergeant Brady Matthews is struggling to be both father and mother to his orphaned niece and nephew. After discovering that his niece, Jennifer, has dyslexia, he seeks help and contacts Anna. As Anna and Brady try to help the children in their lives, they discover that something special is growing between them. But even though Brady knows he and Anna belong together, family loyalties threaten to destroy their fragile friendship. Can he convince Anna that with love, no hurdle is insurmountable?
Used availability for Jane McBride Choate's Love by the Book
March 1994 : USA Hardback
November 2002 : USA Paperback