Jenny Harris always expected that she'd fall in love, get married, and have a baby--in that order. Now, very pregnant and not quite married, she actually doesn't mind that she and her live-in fiance, Dean, started their family earlier than planned. But then one night Dean runs out for cigarettes and just doesn't come back, and the very next day, Jenny goes into labor. She never anticipated single motherhood--but at least there's not much time to dwell on her broken heart. --From publisher description.
What happens to a woman on the verge of giving birth, while her fiancé continues acting as if he is still an adolescent boy? The answers form the story that follows, in a somewhat predictable pattern...boy-man goes out for cigarettes and doesn't return; woman goes into labor the next day; and the saga of treading water in the single mom's world, while trying to recover from heartbreak, could be just another predictable tale. … more