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 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 middle, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's interested in 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 little thing alterations while 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 through this extraordinary 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 valuable reward of a moment probability at happiness.
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He was right, of course. Blue pushed his son farther away from the bedside, then bent and folded back the coverlet. It was edged in heavy Belgian lace, a wedding gift from Blue’s uncle Ryan and aunt Dora. He bent over the bed where he used to make love to his wife. Now he examined a murderer. He knew even before he checked her that the wound had become infected. Despite his precautions, the poison was spreading through her. He couldn’t think straight, and it wasn’t like him. Ordinarily he had no trouble giving his total absorption to a patient.
Calhoun had patched her up beautifully, and she had actually begun to feel safe, up until the moment the nurse had sent her fleeing for her life. 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.
His gaze lingered on her mouth, and he found himself remembering the charm of her smile, even when she was pointing a gun at him. ” “No. ” “And she was like this when you found her? ” 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.
A Summer Affair by Susan Wiggs