Andrew Somerville stops to pick up a woman and her son on a rainy highway. Hannah Currey has just escaped from her abusive ex-husband and Andrew takes her to a women's shelter. Their tentative friendship slowly blossoms into love, but will Hannah be able to accept Andrew's troubled past? In Loving Tenderness (4), the final book of the Loving series, Gail Gaymer Martin depicts the story of a prodigal son's return. Realistic descriptions of a woman caught in an abusive relationship add depth and dimension to this superb story.