The Pride of the Morning
Emma has always accepted her grandfather's wish for a union between herself and her cousin Hamilton. It will ensure a continuation of the saddle and harness making business on Saddler's Row, satisfy her aunt, and provide Emma with security for the future.
At Chester's Midsummer Fair, a chance encounter with Josh Brookfield sparks an unexpected chain of events, prompting hidden jealousy and deceit, resulting in the severing of a friendship. Long-held secrets come to light. Can she ever forget the man with the laughter in his eyes and the soul of a poet, who looked upon a simple shower of rain as the pride of the morning? And will Josh ever find Emma again?