By Susan Wiggs

ISBN-10: 0778329585

ISBN-13: 9780778329589

A talented yet doctor, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving scientific perform from his Nob Hill mansion in San Francisco whereas elevating his son on my own 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 aimed toward his middle, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's attracted to her fragile good looks, her nerves of metal and the secret surrounding her circumstances.Isabel Fish-Wooten has spent so much of her existence at the run, yet every thing adjustments while she forces a stranger to avoid wasting her lifestyles. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen rate. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she reveals herself touched by way of this impressive 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 a unprecedented and precise love, and the valuable present of a moment probability at happiness.

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Blue was stunned, but didn’t want to say anything, in case he’d heard wrong. “To the public health, then,” Rory declared, lifting his glass and draining it. Unlike Blue, he seemed unsurprised by the ease with which they’d achieved their purpose. Steepling his fingers and resting his elbows on his knees, Rory leaned forward to inquire, “How did you get so blessed rich, Dr. ” Blue ground his teeth in frustration, but Vickery merely grinned, lifting his glass to the light and studying the amber liquid through the crystal facets.

He constantly sneaked off to Wild West shows and shooting competitions, and each year for his birthday, he pleaded for a gun. Blue had no idea what to make of his son’s fascination. He didn’t understand how Lucas could be so enamored of something that had destroyed his family. Yet logic told Blue the boy remembered nothing of the horrors wreaked on the Wyoming prairie. When Blue found them after the battle—or incident, as the army had termed it in the official documents that had followed—Lucas had been gently cradled in his dead mother’s arms, protected by her to the end.

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. She tried to do the mourning herself, but could summon no more than a ragged sigh of discontent. Anything more required too much energy and didn’t seem worth the bother.

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