Love in a Thousand Pictures by Leslie Hales
With a dreadful job, a grief-stricken family, and unattainable dreams, Martha's life is falling into pieces. Overwhelmed by this suffocating situation, she takes matters into her own hands and escapes to Wisconsin, where her sister lives. Little does she know, though, that this decision is about to turn her future upside down... Soon, she finds herself enamored with her new way of living and intrigued by a handsome farmer. Will Martha dare to open her heart to someone new? Will she be able to lay aside her past traumas for another chance at love?
Reed has suffered for love in the past and he can't bear opening his heart again. When he visits the town festival he encounters Martha who immediately captures his attention. His life, though, takes a strange turn when his family's precious farm is in great danger. To his surprise, Martha is the only person who can help him. Will Reed be able to balance saving his farm with his newfound attraction for Martha? Will he trust himself to fall in love again, even at the risk of another heartbreak?
As Martha's plans are taking a surprising twist, Reed is determined to save the family business at any cost. Could this kind stranger secure the safety of his farm and teach him how to love again? Or will they sacrifice their happiness to follow broken dreams?
"Love in a Thousand Pictures" is a contemporary western romance novel of approximately 60,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.