Three-year-old Missy thought her new neighbor had all the right stuff. Nick Barry was handsome, fun and even she could see he liked her new mommy. So why couldn't he be their daddy? Jennifer Carpenter had her hands full with adopting Missy and her two sisters. While the Texan next door doted on the girls, she knew Nick was in the fast lane to fame and fortune. Why would a sexy bachelor want a ready-made family? Besides, she wanted to become a mommy, not a Mrs. So what was it about Nick that proved irresistible--to the girls…and to her?