Hopeful (Return to Sugarcreek #1) by Shelley Shepard Gray
This book returns us to Sugarcreek, who can't fall in love with this town.
Mary Katherine / Mary Kate moves here to get away from her past and teach school. She becomes best friend with Miriam, who has a hidden attraction for Junior. Junior likes Mary Katherine.
Read this story to find out what happens, in case you can't guess. But there is much more to this story that just this, how does the book Little Women fit in?
There are lots of people in this story - too many? Maybe.