Liberty Wentworth may have abandoned Duke Forrester on their wedding day, but when she returns to Tulips, Texas, pregnant with his child, Duke knows he'll do anything to win her back. But how? Liberty's claiming he's as ornery as ever, and she can't live with a bullheaded man like him for the rest of her life.So Duke takes some advice from an unlikely source–the ladies of the Tulips Saloon. These women have brought him much pain with their meddling, but if he's ever going to marry the woman he loves, he'll have to follow their «recipe» for success. Because no matter what it takes, Duke is going to spend his life with Liberty–even if that means softening up around the edges. After all, a man has to do what a man has to do!