This is based on the characters in the book Meant To Be.
Tired of being alone, Penelope decides to leave her isolated cabin. In the North Dakota prairie she encouners a wounded man and takes him home to nurse him back to health. Will he stay when he's recovered?
Penelope and Cole share a meal...
He smiled at her. "I like to help. This way, I get to pay you back for all you've done for me. You know, saving my life and all."
She returned his smile. "I like the fact that you're here." Her heart thumped loudly in her chest. Did she just say that? It was such a bold thing to do. And yet, losing a husband after being married for only a year had taught her that she couldn't spend her life waiting. She had to make the most of the moment, and though she understood sh...