Five years after her husband Max's death, Kate McTierney finally enters the lottery again. But the man who gets her name is Tad Martin. Tad is young, impulsive, and follows Heather O'Leary around like all the other young men. She tries hard to remain just friends, but before she knows it, she's fallen for a man in love with someone else.
Tad Martin goes to the lottery for Heather O'Leary, but ends up with Max Lafferty's widow. He tries to remain cordial, knowing when they divorce she'll take half his farm and half his bank account. Then a wonderful thing happens along the way--he falls in love with his wife. But all those little whispers from Heather that Kate will never love him the way she loved Max finally get to him and he makes the worst mistake of his life.
The most devoted wife in town is about to marry a young idiot. He'd better smarten up fast if he wants to keep her.
A woman haunted by terrible dreams. A man with the power to stop them.
Charissa Hart never intended on entering the lottery. But then she makes the mistake of telling God to send her a lightning bolt if he wants to her enter and he sends four. Now she's married to the perfect man, but Cooper isn't in love with her. It's a shame because for the first time in years, the bad dreams have stopped.
Cooper Strawn doesn't want to hurt his wife's feelings, but no one can take Rose's place. But with each passing day he realizes he needs her as much as she needs him. He may be her cure for bad dreams, but she's his cure for loneliness.
A husband's harsh words are about to send a wife running. If he doesn't catch her soon, her time will run out.
Genevieve Lawson enters the lottery with hope. For two years her parents have denied her breast reduction surgery even though it's disfiguring her body and causing her pain. Once she's married, she'll have half of her husband's estate, enough money for the surgery. When Chance Murphy gets her name, she's in heaven. She's been in love with Chance as long as she can remember, even though he only has eyes for Jessica. Slowly she convinces him that she needs the surgery. All he needs to do is sign the forms and be her person.
Chance Murphy goes to the lottery for Jessica Winchester. But his name is called one name short and Jessica is already taken. Instead he chooses Genevieve Lawson, not realizing that she's about to send him down a path that will change his life forever. Being her person is more than being her friend, it's being responsible for her even if she dies in surgery.
A wife with surgery on her mind. The husband seeing her for the very first time. Two young people are about to take a dangerous journey and learn the meaning of trust.
Three daughters. Three orphans. A cowboy at the right place at the right time.
McKenna Lawson didn't intend on getting married. Then her parents die two weeks before the lottery. On the absolute worst day of her life, a cowboy gets on the train and tells her exactly how to handle her parents' burial and funeral. Right before he leaves he gives her his cross necklace. That act of kindness makes her pack her things and take her sisters to a strange town on Lottery Day.
Dustin Kolchak has been in love with Meredith Larson for a year. He spends the last two weeks before Lottery Day courting Meredith and convincing her to be his wife. But that plan goes awry when McKenna Lawson and her sisters show up on Lottery Field minutes before the lottery closes. When Meredith sees his necklace around McKenna's neck, she doesn't believe a word he says. In the blink of an eye, his plans have changed and he suddenly has three tomboys living in his house.
A wife trying to get her husband the girl he loves. A husband suddenly falling in love with his wife. Two slumber parties that seal the friendship between two women who would otherwise be enemies. This is one cowboy who's going to get the girl.
An obedient daughter. A rich cowboy. A religious community that values obedience above compromise.
Michaela Connor has always been the black sheep of her family. She prays for God to send her a savior on Lottery Day. God sends her Sam. But eventually Sam shows his darker side and she realizes he may be as cruel as her father.
Samuel Tucker goes to New Hope for a bride because the women there are obedient. Then God sends him Michaela Connor, the most beautiful woman he's ever seen. Life is perfect until he discovers she's been making plans behind his back. In one day, he manages to shame his wife three different ways. When he returns from a cattle drive, she's long gone.
A young mother protecting her children. An apologetic husband trying to win her back. A religious community about to learn that obedience comes at a cost.
A woman afraid of trusting a man again. The ex-husband desperate to get her back. The niece who will force them back together again.
Melinda Dillon was stupid to trust Shiloh with her heart. She won't make that mistake again. But then her niece Daisy starts a vicious rumor about Shiloh that could get him killed. Now the only thing between Shiloh and a bullet is Mel and the truth.
Eight years ago Shiloh Beresford made the biggest mistake of his life. He divorced Mel. For eight years he's been trying to convince her to take him back, but she keeps saying no. Then her niece's gossip forces her right back into his arms.
A man trying to hang onto the woman he loves. A young girl trying to destroy him. The ex-wife who is about to stop her.
A beautiful widow with a child. A younger brother. A terrible tragedy.
Amanda Lazarus's life is perfect--the perfect husband, a baby on the way, a big ranch, and safety. But all of that is shattered when her husband Ben leaves on a business trip and killers follow him home.
Carter Lazarus is shocked when Gideon Brennan asks him if he wants to follow the Irish custom of marrying his brother's wife. She's beautiful and kind, the sweetest woman he's ever met, but she was Ben's wife and Ben was very angry with him when he died.
Two people who loved the same man are about to make a new family. Time heals all wounds, even the deep ones.
A devoted wife. An errant husband. Another woman.
Charlotte Henry never suspected her husband Sam was cheating on her. But when Sam's friend Jake comes to her door and tells her his wife Ginger is sleeping with Sam, all of the coincidences fall into place. Now she has one goal--pretend the twins she's pregnant with are Jacob's so she can divorce that two-timing twit Sam.
Jacob Smalley is devastated when he catches his wife Ginger in bed with his best friend Sam. Then Charlotte tells him her hare-brained scheme for getting them both divorced from their cheating spouses and the pretense begins. Charlie is nothing like Ginger. She's everything he's ever wanted. Now if fate will stop putting so many obstacles in their path, they can get their happily ever after with each other.
A young mother trying to protect her children. A husband falling in love with his best friend's wife. A town trying to stop a tragedy from unfolding.
A sudden orphan looking for a family. An older man looking for a business partner.
Eight days before Lottery Day, tragedy strikes Hannah Hannigan's family and she's suddenly without a home or family. The Brennanmen allow her to enter the lottery and she finds herself married to the kindest man in the world, Ben Murphy. But fate is not so kind to Hannah and for a second time she finds herself all alone and without a home.
Ben Murphy never married for a very good reason--he has a huge ranch to lose in a divorce. Elise Fairweather, however, has excellent business connections and a rich father. But the lottery her father rigged quickly becomes unrigged when the Brennanmen enter a young girl. Suddenly he's saddled with a young bride who brightens his days and makes him happier than he's ever been.
A runaway bride trying to find a family. The husband trying to find her. Her search will take her from the beaches of Monterey to the gardens of Atlanta and finally back home.
A pregnant young girl. An absent boyfriend. An angry uncle.
Annelise Baker has loved Coleman Parker since the day she met him. But sleeping with him before the lottery was a huge mistake. Now he calls her a nag and doesn't take her seriously. But what she's really afraid of is that he won't take her to the lottery like he promised.
Coleman Parker is a man with a mission and his mission is to make enough money to buy Annelise a beautiful house. But that means running an errand for Mr. Jackson all the way up to Seattle. He'll miss the lottery and break the promise he made. By the time he goes to see Annelise it's months after the lottery and she's long gone. What made her leave is what will haunt him for the rest of his life.
A loving man who made one mistake. The girl he keeps searching for. Their paths will cross and keep crossing for seven years until they find each other again. But at what cost?