In icy Alaska, a bar owner tries to warm the heart of a visiting teacher but gets the cold shoulder until his niece captures the ladys attention. While this STAND-IN MOM (3) considers family life, shes not sure if the stand-in dad loves her or just needs her. While Marie Ferrarella creates complex characters and strong plotting, the hero and heroine dont seem to connect until nearly the end of the story.

Reviewed by: 
Pamela Cohen