For ten years, teacher Harper Perry had attended Parent/Teacher Conferences with dread in her heart and a smile plastered on her face. The last thing she expected was the instant attraction to her most problematic student's father. Nathaniel Pearson tried to be a good dad, even when circumstances tore him from his child's life. Now he's back and determined to do right by his son. He had the best intentions when he met Scott's teacher. The last thing in the world he expected was to be schooled in the ways of love.