For romance centering on the joys and sorrows of married life, readers can't do much better than Davidson. She continues to touch their emotions with tender love stories that aren't about falling in love but about dealing with the problems of married life and what happens after the happily ever after. This is a sweet and sensitive novel that fulfills an evening's dreams.
While Ethan leaves with a bounty hunter who will help him prove his innocence, Debra awaits the birth of their child alone. Yet there is peace and happiness in a reunion with her half-brother and the hope of Ethan's return. (HQN, May, 368 pp., $6.99)