By Susan Wiggs
A proficient yet afflicted doctor, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving clinical perform from his Nob Hill mansion in San Francisco whereas elevating his son by myself after an unthinkable tragedy. Then in the future a feminine fugitive with a gunshot wound seems in Blue's surgical procedure. even supposing she holds a pistol geared toward his center, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's interested in her fragile attractiveness, her nerves of metal and the secret surrounding her circumstances.Isabel Fish-Wooten has spent such a lot of her existence at the run, yet every little thing adjustments whilst she forces a stranger to save lots of her existence. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen expense. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she unearths herself touched via this outstanding guy and yearns to arrive out to him and his rebellious son.From danger-filled again alleys to the glittering ballrooms of excessive society, Isabel and Blue confront the violence and corruption that threatens their newfound ardour. Theirs is an unforgettable quest to find an extraordinary and precise love, and the dear reward of a moment likelihood at happiness.
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Then she remembered. She had not been able to put much distance between herself and the doctor’s house. She recalled seeing a vast greensward that reminded her of the grassy expanse of Windsor Castle’s Home Park, surrounded by cut stone and shadowed by a slender steeple. A garden in a churchyard seemed as safe a place as any, and she’d holed up in a little outbuilding in order to rest, perhaps regain her strength. But, uncounted hours later, she didn’t feel stronger in the least. Her eyes were closed, but she was spinning.
Lucas glanced away. A furtive hand drifted to the pocket of his dungarees. Blue straightened up in a rush of anger and panic. ” Lucas stuck his hand into his pocket and brought out the small Derringer. Blue regarded the obscenity in the palm of his son’s hand. He grabbed the pistol. “Christ, it’s loaded. Never carry a loaded weapon,” he said. ” Resentment threaded through Lucas’s words. ” Lucas had always been fascinated by firearms of all sorts. He constantly sneaked off to Wild West shows and shooting competitions, and each year for his birthday, he pleaded for a gun.
His wide shoulders balanced nicely with his impressive height, and unlike many men of fashion, he was clean-shaven. He was dressed in a suit of dark, crisp superfine. The white boiled collar and cuffs were professional-looking rather than fussy. He had abundant hair the color of the wheat fields she had passed on her journey by train across the heart of America. His most arresting feature by far was his eyes. They trapped the light.