Lincoln Stover follows Route 66 to Shamrock, Texas, in pursuit of his no good cousins. But what he finds is Ruby Clover, a lovely waitress at the U-Drop Inn who sends his heart and emotions spiraling in unexpected directions.
It’s 1937, and Ruby has her hands full working at the restaurant and taking care of her parentless nephew. When handsome Linc Stover comes to Shamrock looking for his cousin, the baby’s deceased father, she finds herself attracted to him. But can she trust the man whose family might try to claim the child left to her when her newly widowed sister died in childbirth?