Outwardly icy Alex Chandler would do anything to fulfill his late wife's dream of creating a child. But why had she chosen her earthy, annoying, offbeat half sister to be the surrogate mom? True, Dena was devoted to her own twin tykes. Plus, she was warm, womanly and–hold it! Was Alex actually aching to make a family with Dena?Dena loved mothering. But make a baby for arctic Alex, then–shudder!–walk away? How could she? Especially when her swelling belly turned Alex's machismo into tenderness–and made her yearn to be more than merely the surrogate mother of his child?