By Susan Wiggs
A proficient yet bothered health care professional, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving scientific perform from his Nob Hill mansion in San Francisco whereas elevating his son by myself after an unthinkable tragedy. Then at some point 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 lifestyles at the run, yet every little thing alterations whilst she forces a stranger to save lots of her lifestyles. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen fee. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she reveals herself touched through this awesome 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 distinct love, and the dear reward of a moment likelihood at happiness.
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She had never worn a real diamond ring or kept a friend longer than a few months. She had never seen the islands of the South Pacific or eaten fish roasted on a native fire. She had never heard someone play a ukelele. She’d never kissed a man just for the pure sensual joy of it, she had never got blind, stinking drunk, had never felt the strong, clean power of pure faith. She had never seen a whale, and she had never celebrated her birthday. She was dying a failure, an incomplete woman. And there was no one to mourn her.
A surprisingly gentle hand brushed at her cheek. ” His fingers brushed something else. “And this gunman is a woman,” he whispered. ” “Don’t swear,” the girl said again. “Clear out that wheelbarrow. ” A wheelbarrow? Isabel attempted an indignant protest but managed only an aspirated croak. The boy and girl were clumsy but clearly trying to be gentle as they jostled, then lifted her into the creaky wooden receptacle. ” said June. ” The muscles in Lucas’s arms corded taut as he lifted the handles of the wheelbarrow.
I guess we’d best report this shooting to the police. She tried to put together what had happened last night. Fragments of memory swirled around her. She snatched at them as they drifted past: the sizzle of danger in the night air, a drunken man calling out. She had gone to the shadowy waterfront district in order to reclaim her stolen fortune. Instead, she’d encountered a worse crime in progress. A police officer was being shot at like a wharf rat. Some inexplicable, latent sense of decency had compelled her to intervene.
A Summer Affair by Susan Wiggs